Vacancies in other Dioceses and Beyond

Diocese of Polynesia

Financial Manager in Pacific - Missional Opportunity in Fiji

Are you passionate about growing the Church? Skilled at managing finances? Interested in working cross-culturally? Are you a team-player keen to train others? NZCMS, in partnership with the Anglican Diocese of Polynesia, is looking for a Finance and Trust Manager who can improve and manage the assets and finances of the Diocese, and train up others with these skills.

The primary function of the Finance and Trust Manager is to manage the assets, finances, and property of the Anglican Diocese of Polynesia. The Diocese has not been successful in appointing a suitable person locally for this role and have therefore approached NZCMS. In addition to fulfilling the role responsibilities, the goal for the NZCMS Mission Partner would be to work themselves out of the job. They would have an additional responsibility to train a small group to equip them with skills to fulfil this role and others in the Diocese and community.

This role is located in Fiji. The successful applicant would serve the Anglican Diocese of Polynesia as a NZCMS Mission Partner. The length of service is negotiable, although it is expected that this role would require at least 2 years commitment.

Further Details

The Diocese of Polynesia is responsible for the Anglican mission in Fiji, Tonga, Samoa and American Samoa (within the Anglican Church in Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia). The Anglican Mission in the Diocese focuses on evangelism, stewardship, development and education.

The functions of the position include:

- General trust office administration including property and financial management
- Evaluation and reporting of all assets and properties, and maintaining database records
- Analysis of investment opportunities available locally and internationally
- Property management
- Coaching others with financial and asset management skills.

The successful applicant will have:

- Experience working cross-culturally
- Experience in training and coaching others and excellent communication skills.
- A proactive attitude.
- Excellent organisational skills.
- Experience in managing assets.
- Ability to provide sound investment and policy advice.

Does this sound like you? We would love to talk more about this missional opportunity with you. Please contact NZCMS at for more information


Christchurch Diocese

Vicar, Cashmere Parish , Full time

St Augustine’s is an evangelical parish, having at its heart mission at local and overseas levels and a variety of worship styles. Central to the life of the parish is a strong pastoral ministry. Home groups play an important role in parish life, providing discipleship, exploration of faith and pastoral support. We place high value on strong Bible-based teaching.
Our new vicar will need clarity of vision and much energy.

  • We look for a vicar with a heart for pastoral care and the ability and experience to minister to all ages
  • We look for a Christ-centred preacher and teacher: one who will navigate a range of views with sensitivity and respect. A person who both challenges and encourages us.
  • We look for competence and skill to lead a diverse group of people, build lay leadership and our financial resources.
  • We look to build and grow the parish.

A parish profile and an expression of interest form are available by emailing the Executive Assistant at the Diocese of Christchurch: or by phoning 03 348 6701. Applications, which must include a CV, a response to the profile of not more than four pages, and a statement about your faith and personal approach to ministry, are requested by 5pm on Monday 20 July 2020 and are to be sent to 



Diocese of Waiapu

Vicar of the Anglican Parish of Taradale, Hawke’s Bay

Bishop Andrew Hedge is seeking to make an appointment of a priest as full time Vicar of the Parish of Taradale. The parish is set in the strong and vibrant communities of Taradale and Meeanee, part of Napier City in Hawke’s Bay. Historically a place of Maori settlement for Ngati Kahungungu, the area surrounding Taradale is full of this rich story made visible through the prominent historic Otatara Pa site. Taradale is a thriving community with a bustling local business area and is well-resourced with strong local schools, sporting clubs and community groups, including part of the vast network of cycle trails in Hawke’s Bay. There is a strong arts community within Taradale and many opportunities for engagement between the Parish and Community. Taradale community is a rapidly growing part of Hawke’s Bay with new subdivisions developing each year. The environment surrounding Taradale provides for some of the best wine growing areas in NZ and the community enjoys the benefit of a number of local wineries which add to the diversity of community life through offering live music events during the summer.
The parish has two worship centres, St Thomas’ Meeanee, and All Saints’ Taradale which have been places for Anglican worship and community for over 145 years. Services are held twice per month at St Thomas’ Church. The main centre for the Parish is focused around All Saints’ which offers a warm and welcoming parish centre including Church and three large gathering areas and a substantial commercial kitchen and parish offices within one complex. This is a sought after resource for the community and well used by the parish and community. The parish offers a wide range of worship options on Sundays and mid-week, including a strong Messy Church, reflecting the diversity of liturgical and theological preferences in the parish. There are many active groups in this busy parish that sustain parish life and as many forms of outreach that offer loving service to the community.
The parish has a vision ‘Make the Real Jesus Known Today!’ that is reflected through a genuine desire to be a caring influence in the community and offer the gifts of the people inspired through the Holy Spirit and nurtured by the Word. Through worship and service the parish seek to see all people nurtured in God’s love and grow into all that God has called them to be.
Are you sensing the call of God to come and minister in this busy suburban parish as the Vicar?
Bishop Andrew and the Parish are seeking to a find a priest who:
• is mature in their spiritual journey and is energised by faith
• has strong pastoral and interpersonal skills, is encouraging, sincere and approachable
• is a clear communicator, enabler, and facilitator of teams
• is grounded in Anglican liturgy and adept at providing worship in traditional and contemporary settings
• is committed to participating in bi-cultural partnerships in our 3-tikanga church
• who can demonstrate stability in ministry and in ministry relationships
• is prepared to get to know this parish, be visible in the community and be with the parish for a good length of time
For expressions of interest please contact in the first instance Sandra Gifkins (Office Manager, Diocese of Waiapu) for a copy of the Parish Profile.
Closing date for applications is Thursday 16 July, 2020.



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