Posts Tagged ‘Anglican Bishop’

New Bishop committed to restoration of Cathedral Comments 0

Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Reverend Doctor Peter Carrell was ordained the 9th Anglican bishop of Canterbury last Saturday. The service took place at Christchurch Boys’ High School Auditorium. It was led by Archbishops Philip Richardson and Don Tamihere. About 1000 people attended including Anglicans from the diocese and the province, members of the Māori Anglican Church, Tikanga Māori, the Read more

New Anglican Archbishop announced for Polynesia Comments 0

Monday, November 12th, 2018

The Rev Fereimi Cama has been elected as the next Anglican archbishop of Polynesia. He will, therefore, become Archbishop and Primate, or joint leader of The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia. Continue reading Related Posts:Big crowd to welcome new Archbishop of AotearoaNew Anglican primate for Maori church in Aotearoa,…Bishop Henry Bull ordained under Read more

New Anglican Bishop supports restoration of Christ Church Cathedral Comments 0

Thursday, August 30th, 2018
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The new Anglican bishop for Canterbury is “completely behind” restoration of the earthquake-damaged Christ Church Cathedral. On Tuesday, the Venerable Doctor Peter Carrell was announced as the new Bishop-Elect of the Anglican Diocese of Christchurch. Carrell, a Cantabrian, is well-known and respected throughout New Zealand for his teaching and preaching. He is presently the Diocesan Read more

Big crowd to welcome new Archbishop of Aotearoa Comments 0

Monday, April 30th, 2018

Hundreds turned out to show their support for the new Archbishop of Aotearoa Don Tamihere, who was installed as head of the Maori Anglican Church at a ceremony at Manutuke Marae on Saturday. He also became an Archbishop and Primate of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, joining Archbishop Philip Richardson (Pakeha) Read more

Ordination of Dr ‘Afa Vaka as Tonga’s first Anglican bishop fulfils long-held dream Comments 0

Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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The ordination of Dr ‘Afa Vaka as the first Anglican bishop of Tonga is the fulfilment of a long-held desire among Anglicans there for a greater level of autonomy within the Diocese of Polynesia. Vaka, who was consecrated and installed on Sunday, is actually the third Anglican bishop to serve in Tonga. Its first Anglican missionary Read more

Anglicans elect Dr Eleanor Sanderson Assistant Bishop for Wellington Comments 0

Monday, April 10th, 2017
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The Reverend Canon Dr Eleanor Sanderson has been elected to serve as the Assistant Anglican Bishop in Wellington. Her ordination as a bishop will take place at Wellington Cathedral of St Paul on the evening of Friday the 2nd of June. Sanderson was nominated at a Diocesan electoral college held in Palmerston North’s Convention Centre Read more

Retired bishop banned from petrol station in Coromandel Comments 0

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

A retired bishop has been banned from his local petrol station, which has had eggs thrown at it and horse manure dumped in the forecourt. Bruce Gilberd, former Anglican Bishop of Auckland, has been trespassed from the Gull Service Station in Tairua with his wife Pat and three others in the small Coromandel town. The Read more

New bishop stays on ambulance duty Comments 0

Friday, June 27th, 2014

The next Anglican Bishop for Waiapu says he intends to continue working as a St John Ambulance officer when he takes up his new role in Napier later this year. Bishop-elect Andrew Hedge is currently the Vicar of Cambridge and regularly works shifts as an ambulance officer. Last Sunday he Anglican church announced that bishop-elect Read more

Helen Ann Hartley ordained Anglican Bishop of Waikato Comments 0

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

The new Anglican  Bishop of Waikato has been ordained in Hamilton last Saturday. Helen Ann Hartley replaces Archbishop David Moxon who is now the the Archbishop of Canterbury’s representativeat the Vatican Bishop Hartley is the  the 7th Bishop of Waikato and  she is the first woman bishop of the Diocese. She was born in Edinburgh and moved with Read more

Waikato elects its first Anglican woman bishop Comments 0

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

The Rev Dr Helen-Ann Hartley, a former religious advisor to the BBC, has been elected as the Waikato’s seventh Anglican bishop after her predecessor David Moxon headed to Rome as the Anglican Communion’s ambassador to the Vatican. Mrs Hartley, 40, was nominated by several Hamilton based Anglicans after spending 18 months teaching at the theological Read more