Bishop

headshot of Bishop Steve Maina, bishop of the Nelson Anglican Diocese in New Zealand
Bishop Steve Maina
Bishop
Originally from Kenya, Steve Maina has served as a pastor, church planter, National Director of NZCMS, and now Bishop of the Nelson Anglican Diocese.

Admin & Governance

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Chris Ward
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Diocesan Manager
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Chris oversees diocesan administration and finances, ensuring the Anglican Centre effectively supports the ministry of the bishop and parishes.
Contact regarding:
Employment matters, Policies and Statutes, Media enquiries, complaints
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Deborah Oliver
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Governance Support Manager
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Deborah supports the Diocesan Manager, Anglican Centre team and various committees. She's the Nelson Synod guru, and has a wealth of diocesan information.
Contact regarding:
Police vetting, committees & synod, diocesan handbook & yearbook
Anita Jones-Stiles
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Bishop's PA
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Anita is Bishop Steve's personal assistant, managing his busy schedule and filtering requests to him.
Contact regarding:
Contacting the Bishop
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Russell Nimmo
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Health & Safety Co-Ordinator
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Russell provides support for parish health and safety management and coordinates the diocese’s SafeHere safety management system.
Contact regarding:
SafeHere, health and safety
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Renata van der Wal
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Ministry Ed & Anglican Centre Admin
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Alongside her role in the diocese, Renata lives in the Suter House community in Nelson, leads worship at Victory Church and adores cheese.
Contact regarding:
Ministry education, Anglican Centre enquiries
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Petra Oomen
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Communications
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Serving as the diocese's resident creative, Petra heads up communications and works on a variety of different media projects.
Contact regarding:
News and communications, website, publications

Finance

Ed Duggan
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Finance Manager
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Ed manages finances, investments, property and insurance for the diocese and its various trusts and entities.
Contact regarding:
Finance, property, trusts, insurance
Elaine Walsh
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Payroll & Finance Administrator
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Elaine processes our fortnightly payroll for the Diocese Group and provides administration support to the finance team in the Anglican Centre.
Contact regarding:
Payroll, leave notifications, general finance enquiries
Magna Lehmann
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Accountant
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Magna has a passion for numbers and reconciliations, and produces accounts for the parishes, Anglican Centre and Trust Board.
Contact regarding:
Finances, accounts, funding

Ministry

Brad Wood
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Youth Enabler
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Brad oversees youth ministry throughout the diocese. He has a passion for telling stories and spends his free time throwing clay on a pottery wheel.
Contact regarding:
Youth ministries and groups, youth events, Spring Camp
Jen Lockwood
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Social Services Grants Admin
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Jen has a long history of paid and voluntary community work, nursing, midwifery and caring for children.
Contact regarding:
Grants, social services, funding
Simon Martin
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Bishop's Chaplain
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As the Bishop’s Chaplain, Simon has a variety of clergy-focussed responsibilities, like pre & post ordination training.
Contact regarding:
Ordination training, leadership
Spanky Moore
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Pioneering Ministry Enabler
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Joshua "Spanky" Moore oversees the equipping and encouraging of leaders who feel called to "gather the ungathered" or want to start something new.
Contact regarding:
Pioneering, Missional Communities, Discipleship, Young Leaders
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