Candidates for the Office of Bishop of Nelson

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.

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