Nelson

Nelson is the seat of the Diocese and centres around sunny Nelson, with its tree-lined main streets and delightful Tahunanui Beach. Nelson's Christ Church Cathedral sits proudly overlooking the town centre.

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Marlborough

Marlborough includes the grape-growing areas of the Wairau Valley and the glorious Marlborough Sounds. Further south, Kaikoura boasts a rugged coastline, spectacular mountain scenery and whale watching.

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Waimea

Waimea covers beautiful Golden Bay and the Tasman areas, including the dazzling waters and golden sand beaches of the Abel Tasman National Park.

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Mawhera

Mawhera covers the West Coast as far south as Westport, and includes the intriguing pancake rocks and blow holes at Punakaiki, and the lush West Coast forest best typified around Karamea.

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Richard Ellena

MEET THE BISHOP

Ordained 10th Bishop of Nelson in 2007. The Diocese of Nelson has a history of biblical orthodoxy and Richard is quite passionate about maintaining that tradition while seeking to build strong relationships with other Dioceses within the Province.
   

Contact

Ph (03) 548 3124
Fax (03) 548 2125
reception@nelsonanglican.nz

 

THE ANGLICAN CHURCH

The Anglican Diocese of Nelson is a family of evangelical churches shaped by Anglican tradition. It covers the top third of the South Island of New Zealand. We are strongly committed to carrying the mission of Christ forward and engaging in contemporary ministry through the local church. We have a vision to strengthen local churches, but also to plant new kinds of churches and ministries wherever there is a need.
We want to obey Christ's Great Commission to make disciples of all nations.

Latest Posts

The See of the Diocese of Nelson will be vacant from the
Spring Witness now available
Read the November 2018 Ad Clerum
Read the October 2018 Ad Clerum
The Resolutions of Synod 2018 are below.
The following videos formed part of our Synod this year - the theme was 'Having a Heart for Jesus

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