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Diocesan Office


Charlotte Brown House is on the Te Ara Hou Christian Social Services Village site on the outskirts of Hamilton City.  There is a small administration team based here including:

  • Ben Ferreira, Diocesan Manager (

  • Jill Schumacher, the Executive Administrator (

  • Helen Martin, reception and administration. (

In addition, other support staff in our area;

  • The Rev'd Kat Maxwell, Bishop's Chaplain (

  • The Rev Paul Weeding, Vocations Officer (

Te Ara Hou Village also accommodates Anglican Action.

104 Morrinsville Road
Te Ara Hou Village
P O Box 21, Hamilton

Phone: 07 857-0020

New Plymouth

Tikituterangi House is a few minutes out of New Plymouth on the road to Inglewood.  The office accommodates Bishop Philip & the Archbishop's Assistant Carolyn Phelan. The Bishop’s Action Foundation is co-located here.  Several of the BAF staff will be familiar to parishioners as BAF provides some admin and management support to Taranaki parishes through a contract for service.  In particular, many will know Ngaire Potter, who provides accounts support to numerous Diocesan parishes.

566 Mangorei Road
RD 1
New Plymouth

Phone: 06 759-1178

Wherever we are located, we are united in our desire to support the mission of God in the Diocese.  We welcome your thoughts and suggestions and look forward to speaking with you.