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Candidates for the Office of Bishop of Nelson

 To assist with your prayers for the upcoming Electoral College to nominate a new Bishop of Nelson, the Arrangements Committee for the College wishes to advise the candidates’ names as follows:

  • Revd. Michael Brantley (currently Wellington Diocese)

  • Revd. Steve Maina (currently CMS, Christchurch Diocese)

  • Revd. Canon Dr. Graham O’Brien (currently Nelson Diocese)


If anyone knows of any reason or impediment that makes it  undesirable for any of these persons to be elected as Bishop, please advise Annie Fraser, Secretary of the Electoral College, straight away at   Any concern about misconduct must be advised before the Electoral College.


Please pray for all candidates and their families, and that God’s will is discerned by the Electoral College.

Ad Clerum May 2019

Read the May 2019 Ad Clerum here

Greetings from Bishop-elect Steve

Steve and Watiri Maina recently recorded greetings to the Diocesan family. 

View here.

Anglican Care Committee

Attached is the 2019 Calendar for Anglican Care Grants/Funding and Accountability Reports.

Please note there are some changes for 2019 especially around the Older Persons Ministry Fund applications.

2018 Synod Video Series - Having a Heart for Jesus

The following videos formed part of our Synod this year - the theme was 'Having a Heart for Jesus'

Synod Address 2018

A link to Bishop Richard Ellena's Address to the Nelson Diocese Synod 10th August 2018.

Resolutions of Synod

The Resolutions of Synod 2018 are below.

Anglican Care Conference

Videos from the Anglican Care Conference:

Introduction by Mr Laurie Gabites

See below for the Resource Material document.

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