Posts Tagged ‘New Anglican Archbishop’

New Anglican primate for Maori church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

The two existing primates of the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia (ANZP) have announced that the province’s third primate will be Bishop Don Tamihere, currently bishop of Tairawhiti. The Church of ANZP is unique in the Anglican Communion in having three primates of the whole province, but with special responsibility for the Read more

Former doctor to return as a bishop

Monday, June 19th, 2017

A clergyman who worked in New Zealand as a doctor in the 1990s is returning there as the new Bishop of Dunedin. Revd Dr Steven Benford, currently serving in the Diocese of London, was a doctor for twenty nine years. Making the announcement, Archbishop Philip Richardson welcomed the appointment: “I look forward to welcoming Steven Read more

Wellington has a new assistant Anglican Bishop

Monday, June 12th, 2017

An estimated 900 people packed into the Wellington Cathedral of St Paul on June 2 to celebrate the evening ordination of the Rt Rev Dr Eleanor “Ellie” Sanderson as Assistant Bishop for the Anglican Diocese of Wellington. Archbishop Winston Halapua and Archbishop Philip Richardson led the liturgy, encircled by 10 tikanga Maori and Pakeha bishops, Read more

Melanesia Anglican Church’s new archbishop enthroned in Honiara

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Thousands gathered at the Provincial Cathedral of Saint Barnabas on Sunday morning to witness the installation and enthronement of the new archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia, the Most Reverend George Takeli. Takeli, from Ulawa in Makira Province, is the sixth Archbishop of Melanesia and Bishop of the Diocese of Central Melanesia. Speaking to the Read more

Anglicans choose Philip Richardson as new Archbishop

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

The Bishop of Taranaki, Philip Richardson, has been confirmed as Archbishop-elect at a meeting in Wellington on Saturday. From May 1st the 55-year-old  becomes the Archbishop for Tikanga Pakeha and will work alongside the leader of the Maori arm of the church, Archbishop Brown Turei, and Archbishop Winston Halapua who is Bishop of Polynesia. He will Read more