Synod 2022 - Saturday 15 October, Otorohanga - Register here!

Vicar: St Peter’s Anglican Church, Katikati

Like many rural communities, Katikati is unique and yet has some similar qualities and shortcomings as other parishes within the Diocese and Aotearoa NZ. As a town Katikati is rapidly growing, more particularly with an older age group of people yet the primary and secondary schools flourish. Our horticultural crops of kiwifruit and avocados dominate the rural landscape.

Ideally we are looking for a person who:

• has a passion for Jesus Christ and the Word of God

• is guided and led by the Holy Spirit

• enjoys teaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ, Christian living, and discipleship

• would encourage parishioners to continue to work with their gifts and ministry

• interacts and encourages people from all walks of life, and has a listening ear

• is passionate about seeing people grow in their faith and personal spirituality

• has an active interest in the community, its people, and its cultural diversity

• will encourage the parish as it seeks a new vision and help develop that vision to fruition


• works closely with other Christian denominations within Katikati.

This parish is well established but is open to change that fits with the will of God, the vision, and

with its people. This Ministry Unit of St Peter’s Anglican Church, Katikati is a member of The Anglican

Community of St. Mark (ACM). This is a fulltime position with a vicarage situated separately, behind the large church complex. To receive a copy of our parish profile which includes full description of the position please contact the Bishops Office. Contact: Applications Close: Thursday August 31st 2023

 Families Mission Outreach Leader 

 Brooklands Cooperating Church Seeks a Families Mission Outreach Leader 

Brooklands’ Church, with its strong evangelical and charismatic heritage, is nestled in the Brooklands suburb of beautiful New Plymouth, surrounded by sand, surf, snow, and sunshine. The Brooklands area is home to many young families and several schools and pre-schools. 

We are seeking a half-time mission worker to our wider community, reaching out to children, young people, and families and building on our existing community ministries. This leader will: 

• Be relational, communicative, friendly, highly motivated, and a leader with a strong personal faith in Jesus Christ 

• Love people, and have the ability to communicate across cultures and generations 

• Have a passion for the Gospel, be outward focussed, and express love in action 

• Ideally have had some relevant training and experience suited to the role. 

• Be keen to develop innovative non-traditional approaches to expressions of faith in younger people. 

If you sense that God might be calling you to this role please contact: 

Parish Council Chairperson, 

Andrew Wells, 027 873 2633 or 

Applications close on 31st July 2023 

Vicar - St Margaret’s Te Kauwhata

Te Kauwhata is a very unique community – one of the fastest growing communities in the Waikato. There is huge potential for outreach to the local community and the rural districts.

We are looking for a person who;
· Loves Jesus above all else / is Holy Spirit Led.
· Studies and teaches the Scripture, Christian living and discipleship.
· Loves People.
· Is passionate about seeing people grow in their walk with God and personal spirituality.
· Will be involved in community development and have engagement skills.
· Will encourage the parish to be welcoming to people from a variety of cultures age and social backgrounds.
· Will seek to understand the effects and opportunities of urbanization.
· Has a vision for this Parish and would develop this vision with parishioners.
· Is committed to working closely with other church dominations.
· Would encourage our parishioners to continue to work with their gifts and ministry.
This parish has extraordinary potential and we need a person who can guide, encourage and support us to reach that potential.
To receive a copy of our parish profile which includes full description of the position please contact the Bishops Office. Contact:
Applications Close: Monday 6 March 2023

Vicar - St Luke’s Melville and Christ Church Ohaupo

The Anglican Parish of St Luke’s Melville and Christ Church Ohaupo is looking for a new Vicar. The church of St Luke resides in the southwest of the city of Hamilton, and Christ Church resides in the village of Ohaupo.
The two churches between them serve a number of Hamilton’s suburbs plus the district of Ohaupo. There are currently eighty people on the parish roll, which while predominantly older, includes members across all ages and eight children and youth.
When asked about the Parish, the members described the Parish as being a “loving, friendly, caring family, with a strong sense of togetherness”. “The Parish”, they also said, “has a strong core of committed people”.
The Parish is looking for a priest who is willing to engage meaningfully with the culture of our time in its varied aspects and subcultures, yet who is also able to care respectfully for older parishioners who currently represent the greater part of the congregation.
Further, the successful candidate will have an appropriate theological qualification preferably to bachelor’s level, and will have served an acceptable period of formation, preferably in a curacy.
The position being offered is half-time with the package including a house (Vicarage) and vehicle, book, and hospitality allowances. The parish will also pay for professional development where appropriate.
Expressions of interest and requests for further information and application details can be sent to:
Applications close: Monday 19 Sept 2022.

Vacancies - General

Diocese of Christchurch seeks a new Dean for its Cathedral

The role of Dean includes responsibilities for the worship and ministry of the Cathedral, leadership of its mission to the city of Christchurch and close collaboration with the Bishop of Christchurch in the use of the Cathedral for Diocesan services and events.

Ideally the new Dean will be Dean for at least ten years, encompassing the remaining four to five years of the Cathedral in its current Transitional building, in Latimer Square, and then a period of re-establishing the ministry and mission of the Cathedral in the reinstated building, and new ancillary buildings in Cathedral Square.

The Dean will need to foster, maintain, and strengthen the unique position of the Cathedral as central to the heart of the city and the Diocese. For more information please click the link below to go to the full role description

Christian World Service National Director

Are you passionate about pursuing a world without poverty and injustice. Are you committed to building peaceful, inclusive partnerships and the delivery of effective, life changing international development? 

Christian World Service (CWS) is seeking an energetic, strategic, National Director to lead their small, dynamic organisation. This role is critical as we work with, and on behalf of, our partner churches to challenge and address poverty and injustice, enable development work overseas (particularly in the Pacific), respond to natural disasters and build movements for positive change.

We are seeking a visionary leader with a strong commitment to global issues, proven experience in organisational leadership, and skills in the management of people, fund raising, and finances. An ability to relate the Christian gospel to the work of CWS is essential, as is the ability to communicate and engage with a wide range of audiences. 

If you are seeking an opportunity to make a lasting difference for some of the poorest and most marginalised people of our world, this could be the role for you! CWS is an inclusive workplace, and we welcome applications from people from all sections of the community. This position is currently based in Christchurch and is full time 1.0 FTE, 37.5 hours per week. 

More information on Christian World Service can be found at:

A job description and further information can be obtained from Kate Boardman, CWS Board Member, via:  Applications are due by 5pm on Thursday 15th June 2023.

Vicar - The Parish of St Luke’s Greytown - Diocese of Wellington

Our Parish is a unique group of people who care about our flourishing, growing community located in the idyllic South Wairarapa region of the North Island.

We’re a mixed group from a range of spiritual backgrounds including Anglican, Catholic, Baptist, Pentecostal, Brethren and non-churched.We have a vision of being a visible, vibrant community following the way of Jesus in our neighbourhood.

We have a particular focus on children and families, small groups, community engagement, worship, and hospitality.

We are looking for someone who is an encourager of others, someone who is skilled at communicating the good news of Jesus inside and outside church, who will develop lay ministry, and has a passion for reaching our community in innovative ways.

To find out more view the Seek advert for the role via this link:

You can find a downloadable copy of our Parish Profile via our website: You can also find out more about us via our website, blog and Facebook page (

Email the Bishop’s EA at for expressions of interest.

This is a full-time stipendiary position and while you would preferably be ordained within the Anglican church we are open to the right candidate!

AYM Coordinator - Senior Leadership - Wellington

The Anglican Diocese of Wellington is a movement passionate about following Jesus and seeing his kingdom come in the multiple local faith communities across the lower North Island. The way of Jesus shapes our priorities and vision as we strive for a culture of discipleship and giving our all for the Jesus way of life.

A vacancy has opened for the senior leadership role for our Anglican Youth Movement (AYM). The AYM Coordinator is responsible for the oversight of the AYM ministry across the Diocese; developing and discipling key AYM staff in leadership, overseeing AYM events and ministries, and ensuring all AYM youth ministry is aligned and effective in living out our Diocesan vision and values.

Primary competencies required are the strategic, discipling and mission-focussed leadership for AYM. A central focus of the ministry is the discipleship of young people to be passionate about following and serving Jesus. Through this we are raising a next generation of leaders for the church and Aotearoa. Bottom-line requirements include a passion for youth development, a love of Jesus and an alignment with the values of our Diocesan family.

Applications or requests for further information including a role description should be directed to Paul Carey at 027 422 5934.

Ministry Standards Registrar - 05. FTE

The Ministry Standards Commission for the Anglican Church is seeking a part-time Registrar.

The Registrar must be someone with legal expertise. As a minimum the applicant should have been enrolled as a barrister or solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand for seven years. Knowledge of the Anglican Church structure, hierarchy and processes would be an advantage. The role of Registrar receives complaints, and inquiries about matters of complaint, against ordained and lay minsters and office holders in the Anglican Church, conducts an assessment, makes inquiries as required, and provides a written report to the relevant individual or entity with jurisdiction over the respondent of the complaint.

The time commitment is currently up to 20 hours per month, and the remuneration is negotiable. Executive assistance can be made available or can be resourced if provided by the successful applicant. The role would begin by negotiation in early 2023 and is more fully described in the processes outlined in the Anglican Church’s Canons Ministry Standards see here:

Inquiries and expressions of interest by 12 December 2022 to : Ministry Standards Registrar vacancy c/

Priest in Charge - St John’s Trentham, Upper Hutt - 0.5 FTE

The Church of St. John the Evangelist in Trentham is looking for a Priest in charge whose energy, enthusiasm and talents can minister to us, serve our Upper Hutt community and enhance our parish life.

We are looking for somebody whose joy in their faith will inspire us to grow in our faith, and enthuse our parishioners to commit to the enhancement of parish life through prayer and service to ourselves, and our surrounding community.

Our values currently concentrate around Faith, Family and For Others. We are a congregation of around 78 regular worshippers, with 177 on our pastoral roll. We are keen to get started on our journey of being called again, by inspiring people to return to church or start their faith journey with us.

If you feel you are being called to our place and would like to be an instrumental part of this journey please see the St John’s Parish Profile on

Applications, including a covering letter and a CV should be with the Bishop’s assistant Paul Carey ( not later than 9 December 2022.

Director of Choirs - Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell, Auckland - 20 hours per week. 

Located in the historic suburb of Parnell, Holy Trinity Cathedral is one of New Zealand’s most iconic buildings and fulfils an essential role in the life and mission of the Anglican Diocese of Auckland. The Cathedral endeavours to be a place of welcome to the 100,000 people who pass through its doors each yearand offers a variety of ministries to the wider communities of Auckland and New Zealand.

Music is a crucial part of the identity of Holy Trinity Cathedral. Your role will be to maintain and enhance theexcellent reputation of the Cathedral as a place of worship and community outreach. The new Director of Choirs will play a major part in shaping the future of Cathedral choral music in a city which boasts a vibrantand flourishing musical culture. You will work with a dynamic and supportive team at an exciting time in the life of Auckland's newly-consecrated Anglican Cathedral.

Like what you see? Apply now!

Please visit the Cathedral website at for further information.

Should you wish to speak with the Dean, The Very Reverend Anne Mills, you may reach her on 027 680 5922.

Applications close on Friday 2nd December 2022 and can be sent to

Vicar (Part time) - Parish of Hanmer Springs

The parish of Hanmer Springs in North Canterbury serves the township of Hanmer Springs and surrounding farm blocks. We are an integral part of our community, and a major part of our mission is ministry to visitors, particularly on a Sunday.
We are seeking a vicar who is not only part of the church family but also engages with the wider community, and has an ecumenical outlook.
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 to be sent to by 12 midday on Monday 29 August 2022.

Full-time Vicar Parish of Ashburton 

The Parish of Ashburton seeks a priest who can provide biblical teaching and inspire people to spread the Good News of Jesus to our wider community; someone who can be innovative in encouraging parishioners in their personal faith walk by enabling them to understand and pursue their own discipleship; who encourages young people and families to become part of the church family, and offers sensitive pastoral care to our older parishioners;  someone willing to be involved in the many aspects of parish life and the wider community. 

Ashburton is a thriving service centre for the greater Mid-Canterbury agricultural region. Mid-Canterbury is in the South Island of New Zealand and extends from the Rakaia River in the north to the Rangitata River in the south, and from the ocean in the east to the Alps in the west. The parish of Ashburton is one congregation with three church buildings: St Stephen's, St Peter's, Allenton, and St Andrew's, Tinwald. 

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 to be sent to by 5pm on Monday 8 August 2022.

Fulltime Vicar - Parish of Fendalton

The Parish of Fendalton is looking for a new Vicar to lead our parish. We give thanks for work done by previous Vicars who have created many opportunities for worship and engagement for both our parishioners and those living in the local community. 
We hope that our new Vicar will build on our present strengths while also looking for new ways of 
growing and developing the parish. We are one of the larger parishes in the Diocese of Christchurch, and have a diverse variety of services, and many outreach activities.

The new vicar will be an experienced priest with strong robust faith, have energy, enthusiasm and  be a person of vision. He/she will be committed to the Anglican Church and knowledgeable about  the bi-cultural partnership and three Tikanga structure of the province of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia. He/she will be able to lead a strong clergy and staff team, together with a large number of volunteers.

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 must include a CV, a response to the profile of not more than three pages and a statement about your faith and personal approach to ministry. These documents should be sent to by 5pm on Monday 1 August.

Full-time Vicar Halswell-PrebbletonParish 

Halswell-Prebbleton is an established parish, once rural, now encompassing areas of well-planned urban development. We are on the south-east outskirts of Christchurch City, midway to the university town of Lincoln. Halswell and Prebbleton are 8 kilometres apart and are both centres of urban growth and development.As a parish encompassing two areas of extraordinary housing growth, we are looking for an ordained priest who as an experienced missional leader will assist our parish to grow in ways commensurate with the growth of the population within our parish boundaries.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 to be sent to by 12 midday on Monday 25 July 2022.

Full-time Vicar Linwood-Aranui Parish

The Parish of Linwood-Aranui is a vibrant parish nestled in the east of Christchurch.Our current main church building is St Chad’s, and we also have St Ambrose Church—a unique building that was formerly an army barracks, both places where our style of worship honours the Anglican tradition of the parish. We are a welcoming parish, active and alive in our local community. We foster ecumenical relationships, community work, social work, and fellowship. The incumbent interim priest in charge will be applying. 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 to be sent to by midday on Monday 13 June 2022.

Part-Time Vicar Ellesmere Parish (0.7FTE)

The Ellesmere Parish is looking for a Vicar to preach God’s word in our semi‐rural parish. Ellesmere lies within the Selwyn District, the fastest growing district in New Zealand. As a result of this growth the community balance is shifting from mainly farming with small rural support towns, to a mixture of farms, lifestyle blocks and township residents.

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.

Full-Time Vicar St John’s Church, Timaru Highfield, Kensington and Otipua Parish

St John’s Anglican Church in Timaru, South Canterbury seeks a full-time vicar for the Parish of Highfield, Kensington and Otipua.

We are looking for a vicar who is prayerful and focused on mission and discipleship; we value good biblical teaching and our rich evangelical history. We need someone who can teach the faith and model it in their own life; someone who can work to inspire others to follow Jesus; has leadership skills; is able to work with a team; someone who is able to work with all age groups and stages of faith. A parish profile and expression of interest forms are available by emailing the Executive Assistant at the Diocese of Christchurch: or by phoning 03 348 6701.

Full-Time Vicar Amberley Parish

Amberley is an active, growing, rural service centre town in North Canterbury.The Amberley parish is seeking a new vicar to provide strong and inspirational leadership and build on the existing community relationships. A vicar with the energy and versatility to meet the needs of a small town parish that wants to grow. We are looking for someone who relates to all age groups, is cheerful and welcoming, with an appreciation of the church’s role in rural communities.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.

Chaplaincy Vacancies

Chaplain, Dilworth School - Auckland

A vacancy exists for Chaplain of Dilworth School in Auckland. Information and a full position description is available through this link. You can also visit the School’s website

Expressions of interest for this ministry role are now invited. Please apply in writing with a CV and Cover Letter outlining why you are interested in this role to:Director of Human Resources, Johanna Clark at you require further information about the role please call Johanna on 021 717 598

Prison Chaplaincy Vacancies - Various

A job with TTPCA is helping to support those most vulnerable in our community to live happy, meaningful lives. Prison chaplaincy provides both Catholic and protestant chaplains to each prison. Various vacancies with prison chaplaincy available now may be viewed here.

School Chaplain - Nga Tawa Diocesan School - Marton

Nga Tawa Diocesan School is a special character boarding and day school for year 9-13 girls. For 131 years, we’ve been giving young women the opportunity to discover, develop and pursue their passions. Our Anglican faith has been the foundation of our school since its very beginning.

Our School Chaplain preserves and enhances our Anglican special character education and the spiritual wellbeing of our entire school community. The successful applicant will be responsible for the spiritual direction of our school and will lead our weekly worship and any celebratory events. They will support our team of Sacristans and arrange workshops for our students, providing forums for exploration of Christianity.

If you’re interested in helping motivated and engaged students to explore their faith, apply by sending a covering letter, a copy of your C.V and a completed application form to the Principal, Lesley Carter, at A position description and application form are available on our website,

2023 start.
Expressions of interest for this position close on Friday 26 August 2022.

Hospital Chaplain - Palmerston North Hospital

Hospital Chaplain 0.5FTE General Health & 0.5FTE Mental Health Palmerston North Hospital, Te Whatu Ora – Mid Central District Closes 4pm, Monday 22nd August 2022

Hospital Chaplain 0.4 FT Forensic Mental Health

Mason Clinic, Te Whatu Ora - Waitemata 
Closes 4pm, Monday 22nd August 2022

Hospital Chaplain Children’s and Women’s Health Focus (Full Time 1.0 FTE)

Middlemore Hospital, Te Whatu Ora – Counties Manukau
Closes 4pm, Monday 22nd August 2022

Hospital Chaplain (Part time 0.5 FTE)

Whangarei Hospital, Te Whatu Ora – Northland (Te Tai Tokerau)
Closes 4pm, Monday 22nd August 2022

Hospital Chaplain with Māori (Part Time 0.5FTE)

Part time Hospital Chaplain, 20 hours based at Waikato Hospital (General Health) Te Whatu Ora – Waikato.
Closes: 4pm, Friday 29th July 2022.

Chief Executive ICHC

Christian hospital chaplains have played an integral part in contributing to the health and wellbeing of patients, their families and whanau, and hospital staff since the first missionaries came to New Zealand. The Interchurch Council for Hospital Chaplaincy (ICHC) was established in 1996 and is a collaboration between churches and associated bodies to provide Christian ecumenical hospital chaplaincy services in the public hospital system. ICHC is committed to governing, managing and providing hospital chaplaincy services in a manner which honours Te Tiriti o Waitangi and meets the aspirations of Māori.

Reporting to the Trust Board Chair, the Chief Executive will provide strategic leadership and oversight of the organisation’s operational activities in order to ensure that effective, efficient and compliant chaplaincy services are provided throughout the hospital network.
Your ability to build enduring relationships of trust and confidence will see you continuing to raise ICHC’s profile, advocate for hospital chaplaincy at a national level, and further develop a positive workplace culture which values staff, high performance and continuous improvement. 
This is an exciting opportunity to make an important contribution to ICHC’s future, and could be suitable for either an experienced Chief Executive or emerging senior leader. This is a full time role based in Wellington central, although applications from other New Zealand locations and those seeking part time options will be considered. Recruitment

Chaplain - Selwyn Village Pt Chevalier

The Selwyn Foundation has led the way in improving the quality of life of senior citizens for over sixty-five years. A trusted name in the provision of care and services to older people, we pride ourselves on our reputation for innovation and delivering the best possible experience for our residents and customers.
The Selwyn Foundation currently have a chaplaincy opportunity available based at Selwyn Village in Point Chevalier in Auckland. 

This is a full time role of 40hrs per week. A wonderful and rare opportunity to make a real difference in the life of Elders - find out more here.