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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.

Candidates for the Office of Bishop of Nelson

Candidates for the Office of Bishop of Nelson

Convergence Camp 2019

Family Camp 15-17 February 2019

Bethany Park, Kaiterteri Beach

Theme: INFORMATION with Spanky Moore

Registration - Online:

or Mail: PO Box 2514 Stoke Nelson 7041

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.

Ad Clerum November 2018

Read the November 2018 Ad Clerum here

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'

Bishop's Address to Synod 2018

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

The Witness Spring 2018

Spring Witness now available here.

Ad Clerum October 2018

Read the October 2018 Ad Clerum here

Resolutions of Synod

The Resolutions of Synod 2018 are below.

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