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Part-time Parish Development and Mission consultantant, Gisborne, 1970s
Full-time consultant, Wellington and Wairarapa, 1980s
Assistant Director, Parish Development and Mission, then Director on Lester Reid's retirement, Wellington, 1 February 1988
Co-Director, Mission Resource Team, on amalgamation of Lay ministry and Mnistry, and Parish Development and Mission
Master of Arts, Birmingham, 1994
Ph.D., Victoria University of Wellington, 1998
Ministry Co-ordinator, Mount Victoria Presbyterian Church, until its amalgamation with St Andrew's on The Terrace, 1999-2001
Executive, World Alliance of Reformed Churches, for the Pacific Region; part of the initial group founding the Spiritual Growth Ministries, in the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Overseas Worker  -  Ghana  1977

HADFIELD, Rev Keith Allan              B.A.
b 13.5.1912 at Blenheim
w Pearl Helen Staite  b 18.5.1917 m 17.5.1939
Raised on an isolated farm by his Father and left school at 13 to work on the farm.
During his teenage years he was influenced by the Presbyterian Bible Class Movement.
An experience in a Nelson Church changed his life and empowered him for the rest of
his life. The pulpit appeared to be filled with radiant light and he ‘heard’ God calling
him to become a Minister. At age 18 with no money and little education but encouraged
by his Minister, the Rev Madill; Keith enrolled at High School along with the third
formers, later attending Canterbury University. While a student at the Theological Hall,
he regularly cycled between Dunedin and Blenheim. 
Theological Hall 1936-38
Ordained Ross-Kokatahi  WsP 13.12.1938
Hokitika WsP  15.12.1941  
Lansdowne, Masterton WpP 2.10.1945  Ind 5.12.1945
Pt England, Auckland  (Tamaki) AP  4.9.1952
St Albans, Christchurch  ChP 1.9.1960
St Johns, Rotorua  BPP  30.7.1970
Also service in Australia, Nova Scotia and the USA.
Minister Emeritus 30.6.1977
In retirement ministered to the Uniting Church of Australia in Lismore and Brisbane.
Later, undeterred by age, both Pearl and Keith worked in Queensland as Christian
Education Officers where they ran camps, safaris and training events until Keith was
seventy. Upon return to New Zealand undertook relieving work from Whitianga to
“Keith Hadfield’s influence will continue. Empowered by that early vision, he never let
his shortcomings block him. If they had not bothered God, why should they bother Keith!
Young people in particular respected ‘Haddy’s’ simplicity and dedication. .” (From Obit.) 
Died 2 Jan 2003

HAGAN, Sr Barbara Joan                      (Rev Barbara J. Ritchie)
b 29.11.1925
h. Thomas Graham Ritchie m. 17.2.1968
Deaconess College 1960-62
Ord Deaconess  6.2.1963
Pukekohe SAP  1962-66
Point England AP  3.3.1966 - resigned 17.2.1968  to be married.
Licensed for Ministry 1975
(Refer entry under Rev Barbara J Ritchie for post 1975 details) 

HAGER, Rev Alfred D.        (or Hagar ?)
Meth Ch
Bay of Islands Co-op NP  SS 1.2.1988 to 7.1988

HAIGH, Rev Henry William  (Harry)
b 23.12.1900 Dunedin
w Mabel b 18.6.1902 m 10.10.1931 d 27.9.1992
He first worked as a Carpenter for 13 years
Joined the Home Missionary service 1.3.1928, took the HM course.
HM Frasertown GP 1928 (1year 10 months)
Raetihi (3 months)
Tokomaru Bay GP 1930 (merged with Ruatoria); Ord HM 8.1.1931
Waikare (Putorino HBP)  1933
North Taieri DnP  1937-41   
Theological Hall 1941-43
Ord. Winton SP  13.12.1943
Spreydon Christchurch  16.12.1948
Chaplain Sunnyside Mental Hospital Christchurch 1949
Dannevirke HBP 25.6.1953 - retired 31.1.1966
Acting Minister in St Peters Napier when newly established, for over 12 months;
member of Assembly HM Committee for 14 years..
Died 23.8.1968

HAIN, Rev Charles Hardie
b. 1871 Auchtermuchty, Scotland
To New Zealand when young. Educated at Invercargill. Legal and commercial work then study at
Otago University.
Student Home Missionary
To New South Wales, Australia –
Theological Hall 1898 to 1899
Ordained by the Presbytery of Sydney (Presb. Church of New South Wales) 20.11.1900
Inducted Bangalow-Byron Bay 20.3.1901 to 29.3.1905
Grenfell 29.3.1905 to 30.6.1911
Kempsey 15.11.1911 to 23.4.1914
Superintendent of N.W. Mission 23.4.1914 to 1914
Auburn 2.10.1917 to 6.11.1919
Tocumwal 6.11.1919 to 20.7.1921
Culcairn 20.7.1921 to 1926
Darlington Point – Whitton 14.12.1926 to 30.6.1939 (Retired)
Son of Rev William Hain
Died 6.8.1948

HAIN, Rev William
born: 22 March 1844, Auchtermuchty, Fifeshire, Scotland
wife: (1) Jessie Jane Hardie, born Abernathy Perthshire, Scotland, m. ??, died 8 July 1908
wife: (2) June Gibson McKinney m. ??, died 21 November 1918, aged 47 years old, at the manse from influenza during epidemic, interred in a group of plots used for the influenza epidemic at Gore Cemetery.
Baptised within days before the Disruption
Converted at an evangelical meeting by Brownlow North at Myers Castle Dunshalt
Apprentice for White & Son, Auchtermuchty
Foreman and Inspector at Barrow-in-Furness Railway Company, circa 1870
Elder at Trinity Church, Barrow-in-Furness
Came to New Zealand in 1880; engineer at Arrowtown, elder at First Church, Southland Presbytery, entered Home Mission service late in life
Home Missionary, Orepuki Southland Presbytery, 1888 - 10 years
Mayfield, 1898; station erected to fully sanctioned charge 1904 and Hain ordained and inducted, 1904
Waikaia, Mataura Presbytery, 1908, retired 30 April 1919
Travelled overseas four times in retirement to the Homeland and Europe, the Holy Land and Egypt, and Canada and United States
Member of St Davids Christchurch, Christchurch Presbytery, 1930s
Father of Rev Charles H. Hain and of Mrs Fairlie Evans; Grandfather of Mrs A.W. Smaill.
Died 28 May 1943, aged 99 at Kennington in Southland, interred with first wife at Ashburton, 31 May 1943.

HALES, Rev Frank
b 13.7.1864 at Melbourne, Australia.
w (1) Minnie Beatrice Walker b (?), m (?), d.1914
w (2) Helen Bowman 13.7.1871 m 10.10.1915 d 31.10.1951
Originally a Baptist Minister.
Licensed Dec 1906 & Ordained Apr 1906 [these dates conflict]
Served at Lincoln Christchurch; Sydenham Christchurch; Invercargill; and at New
Received by the PCNZ General Assembly 1916
Ind Papakura SAP  27.6.1917 - resigned 31.12.1924 due to deteriorating health.
Returned to Australia Feb 1925
“His pulpit work was always inspiring and carefully prepared and this generated a high
spiritual tone. He was a man of faith and prayer (who) had been with Jesus and learned
of Him. He was always faithful in his pastoral visiting.”
Died 25.3.1926. 

HALIDAY, Rev Alexander Clive              B.A., B.D.
w Carlene  m (?)
Theological Hall 1985-7
Ordained Kaikohe Union NP  16.3.1989
Limestone Plains SP  5.3.1992
Riverton Union SP Nov 1996
St Mark’s Mangere East  AP  May 2001 to 2005
Minister within the Bounds AP 2005
Lodged Certificate 31 Jan 2005

HALL, Rev David E.
Ang Ch
St Margarets Co-op New Plymouth  1977
Omokoroa Community Ch  (Co-op BPP)  2.1984
term completed  2.1994 

HALL, Rev Donald Woodward               B.A., QHC.
w Janet Grace  m 17.5.1969
Theological Hall 1969-71
Ord Drury SAP  3.2.1972
Chaplain Woodbourne Air Force Base 22.2.1976 - withdrew from Church service 6.4.1978
Chaplain Whenuapai AFB 6.4.1978
Chaplain Wigram AFB 19.1.1984
Chaplain Ohakea AFB 14.2.1985
Principal Defence Chaplain Wellington  14.4.1994 
Mairangi and Castor Bays Presb. Church NSP
Co-Convenor of Assembly Business Committee 2004
Moderator of North Shore Presbytery 2007
Minister Emeritus, Northern Presbytery, 29 July 2013
Minister Emeritus, Presbytery Central – Nukuhau Tapu, 20 May 2017

HALL, Rev George                B.A.
Served as Miss in India with LMS for 25 yrs.  
Ind Waihola  1881  res 1896
Mod OSyn 1889
Died 1.3.1898

HALL, Rev Gordon Edward       
b 30.9.1926;
w (1) Joan May b 26.5.1927 m 17.1.1953 d -
w (2) Valerie Irene b - m 6.1.1971
Mount Albert Grammar School, and Auckland University while working at Crown Lynn Crystal, completing nine tenths of a BA in Accounting
Theological Hall, Dunedin 1953-55
Licensed as Probationer by Presbytery of Auckland 22.11.1955
Ord Ruawai NP  14.12.1955
Hunterville WgP 8.2.1962
Fairfield Hamilton 1.2.1968
Paraparaumu WnP  1.2.1977
Kapiti Co-op 1985
Feilding MnP  3.7.1986  
An "ardent ecumaniac", Convener Church Union Committee and overseeing formation of Chartwell and Kapiti Co-operating Parishes
Minister Emeritus Dec 1991 at St Davids Palmerston North
Died 6.8.2012

HALL, Mr Ivan
Meth Ch
St Austells New Lynn AP lay supply 2.1990

HALL, Rev James Branksome
b 2.8.1858
w Catherine Laird b 9.7.1870 m 9.7.1900 d 2.4.1949
Born Berwickshire Scotland
Educated at Edinburgh University and New College Edinburgh.
Licensed by Presbytery of Abe....thy(?)
then Assistant Minister at South Leith, Edinburgh.  He responded to appeal for Ministers in NZ;
Came to NZ with commission from the Free Church Colonial Committee.
Ord East Taieri DnP  3.3.1900 (one record states he was ordained and settled into charge 20 March 1900)
While at East Taieri he married Catherine Laird of Kilmarnock Scotland.
Hunterville WgP  1903 
Ormond Gisborne  2.10.1913
Albury SCP 16.8.1917 - retirement 31.5.1924
In retirement supplied Waitara 1926; Granity WsP 1928; Takaka NMP 1930.
‘A fearless champion of the oppressed and an unswerving supporter of all causes that make
for righteousness. In Presbytery he gave good service, ever standing up for what he believed to
be in the interests of the Kingdom of God’
Died 22.4.1938

HALL, Rev John
fr PCI, formerly at Vancouver Is for several yrs.
Instructed by Miss Bd  of PCI to proceed to Ak to minister in Waikato; he came & did Ch Ex
& supply under NMP 1867-8 (Brunnerton some weeks; Nelson 1 mth).  He was in NZ for
short time only & returned to Irel.  He exercised his min in Irel for some yrs; then he came
back to NZ & was ind Westport 
Ind Westport WsP  6.11.1892
Ngaruawahia WkP 1903; failing health caused him to res & returned to Irel.
Died  1908 Ireland.

HALL, Lynne
husband: Rob
Teacher at Mataura School 1991, Waikaka School, Gore High School; principal at Waikoikoi, 2012 for seven years: 30 years in teaching
Affirmed Locally ordained ministry probationary appointment, Knapdale/Waikaka Presbyterian Church, Southern Presbytery, 25 November 2020

HALL, Rev Murray Frank                  B.A.
b 27.11.1927
w Elizabeth Anne  m 5.1.1957
Theological Hall, Dunedin 1952-54
Licensed as Probationer by Presbytery of Auckland 14.12.1954
Ord Mangapai NP  24.1.1956
St James New Plymouth 9.5.1961
Wairoa GP  4.2.1969
Miramar Co-op WnP 18.12.1975 res 31.1.1984
Blockhouse Bay AP 17.5.1984
Minister Emeritus  31.12.1992

HALL, Rev Norman Cameron
b 23.2.1906 Edendale; w Margaret C., nee Robertson (Daughter of Rev J.H. Robertson)
b 11.1.1911 m 21.5.1941
He grew up on his Father’s farm, then became a stud for min, spent 3 yrs at OU, then Hall.
Hall 1933-5
Ord Kaikohe NP 19.2.1936
Lauder COP 2.11.1939 res 31.5.1942
Chap Forces 1942, NZ, then Pacific 
Southbridge-Dunsandel ChP 23.8.1944; from 1949 also Chap         Howardville (pensioner settlement).
Motueka NMP 19.10.1950
Shannon MnP 6.2.1962  ret 11.5.1967 ill-health
Died 7.11.1970

HALL, Rev Robert Ian              B.A.
b 19.8.1912 on Thursday Island, Torres Strait, North Queensland, Australia.
w  Isabella Rebecca b 8.4.1914  m 22.10.1941  d 1996
The son of Missionary parents; his Father was martyred on Mornington Island
where he had established a Missionary station to the Aboriginal people. The
family returned to Oamaru, NZ.
Theological Hall 1939-41
Married in 1941 after being engaged for 6 long years – Theological students were
not allowed to marry during their training, mainly for financial reasons.
Ordained as Maori Missionary at Whakatane  19.2.1942
Served at Te Whaiti, Waiohau and Reporoa.
Taumarunui Maori Mission 21.6.1944 - resigned Maori Mission 31.5.1946
Albury SCP  7.6.1946
Knox, Gisborne  28.9.1950  
Rongotea MnP  5.2.1959
Marton WgP  29.6.1967 - retired 15.7.1976 due ill-health.
Retired to Waikanae.
“The hallmarks of Ian’s life were integrity and faitfulness. He had a strong faith
and was a great believer in the power of prayer. Ian was active and in support
of the ministry in Waikanae in a variety of ways that were much appreciated.
He had a special undestanding of matters relative to the Maori Church and his
fluency in the language opened many doors. Ian was a quiet and humble person.
He had a deep understanding of people which gave him a special ability in \
pastoral work. He valued his friends and they valued him in turn.”
(from Obit.) 
Died 29.10.2000 (stroke)

HALLIDAY, Rev Thomas                M.B.E.
b 13.10.1875 Wishaw Scotland
w Isabella S.D. b 23.4.1885 m 29.3.1906 d 14.4.1973
Ordained by Glasgow Presbytery in Guthrie Memorial Church where his Father
was Minister 7.3.1907
Was Minister in Congregational Church in Scotland. Applied to United Free Church
to be sent to NZ.
Arrived & received 16.12.1913
Picton NMP  (supply) 1913
Ind Lansdowne Masterton WpP  30.1.1914
In World War One served as YMCA Secretary in France, later as Chaplain;
war service from 12.1916 to 3.1918 - on leave from parish.  
Foxton MnP  19.9.1919
St Peters Auckland  AP 8.6.1922 - Chap to Mt Eden Gaol for 20 years; resigned 1.9.1929 to be -
Superintendent Presbyterian Social Services Association [PSSA] Auckland 1.9.1929 (one
record gives date as 5.9.1929) - retired 1952
Died 12.4.1970

HAM, Rev Tae Ju
Received Northern Presbytery 30 November 2014
stated supply minister St Andrew's Hamilton
Minister (team ministry) St Andrews Hamilton, Kaimai Presbytery, 7 December 2017

HAMBLETON, Rev Warwick Joseph             B.E.(Chem)
w Robyn  m February 1969
Hall 1966-1968
Ord Woodville MnP  4. December1968 resigned 7 March 1974
Toko Taranaki Presbytery  Stated Supply  1974
Turangi Bay of Plenty Presybytery  Stated Supply  1974
Martinborough Wairarapa Presbytery  25 July 1974 
Pio Pio Co-op Waikato Presbytery 4 September 1980
St Johns Hastings  19 December 1985
St Marks Tokoroa Waikato Presbytery  Stated Supply  26 June 1991
Warkworth North Shore Presbytery  (Methodist Appointment) 1 February 1992
Huntly Co-operating Parish Waikato Presbytery 12 June 2007
Minister Emeritus Northen Presbytery 2011

HAMILL, Rev. Dr. D. Bruce         B.A., B.D., Phd.
wife: Jan Hamill nee Strang (Daughter of Dr Peter Strang), married:(?)
Ordained 1995
Malvern Co-operating (Springfield), Christchurch Presbytery, August 1995
On Doctrine Reference Group of the Council of Assembly
Associate Minister, Coastal Unity Parish, Dunedin, Dunedin Presbytery, 2004
Half-time community minister, Island Bay Presbyterian Church, 2016

HAMILTON, Mr Adam A.    (later the Honorable)
w (?),  b. (?),  m (?),  d (?).
HM Athol SP 1910
Theological Hall 1911-1913 
HM Heddon Bush c.1915 -  Released from Heddon Bush with regret and then entered politics.
In 1919 he was elected as the Member of Parliament for Wallace in Southland, an area which
included his old preaching station of Heddon Bush. He enjoyed a successful career in politics,
including a brief period as Leader of the Opposition. During World War 2 he was a member of
the War Cabinet. He finally retired in 1946, latterly becoming President of the Southland Savings
Bank between 1951 and 1952. Their home in Winton Southland was later sold to the Presbyterian
Church and became the Church manse for some time.
Died c.1952 

HAMILTON, Mr Andrew              B.A.
b. (?) at Forest Hill near Winton in Southland
NZ Universities blue in athletics 1909
Theological Hall 1911-12
Overseas for three years during WWI
Rep 1917: applied for extra-mural course to complete 3rd year of Hall course - granted.
But since then undertook work of Field Secretary for the YMCA and delayed course.
Worked for a Dunedin law office and practised for two years in Southland
Elder of Columba Presbyterian Church SCP 1920
Joined Newton and Borton, Oamaru 1920, buying his partners out 1925
Elected to Oamaru Borough Council 1947, negotiated to acquire the Redcastle reserve property,
later Centennial Park, 1949
Retired July 1968.
Brother of Adam Hamilton above.

HAMILTON, Mr Alfred G.     & Mrs  (& Miss Clarice)
Teachers at Native School at Tokaanu; were app staff for Turakina Maori Girls Coll.   In
1904 the Turakina Manse  was purchased to house the School. After some renovation of
building it was opened as Turakina Maori Girls College by the Min of Educ on 13.4.1905,
with 30 girls in the 1st yr.      In 4.1915 Miss Clarice res to be married, & her place was
taken by her sister, Coralie.  Mr & Mrs H ret on 31.12.1918, after 14 yrs at the Coll.
Mr Hamilton had a sound knowledge of Maori language & customs.
Died 15.12.1937  (Mr Hamilton)

HAMILTON, Miss Clarice
Maori Miss - teacher at Turakina Coll fr 2.1905 till res 4.1915 to be married.

HAMILTON, Miss Coralie
Maori Miss  - Turakina M G Coll, Assist Teacher 5.1915; she took place of her sister,
when Clarice left to be married.

HAMILTON, Dr David       M.B,,CH.B.    & Mrs Julie (nee Christie, trained  nurse)
Miss PNG - Overseas Workers
PNG Public Health Dept, Nonga Base Hosp, Rabaul 1974-87

Brother of Dr Thomas Hamilton, of Queens College, Belfast.
From the Presbyterian Church of Ireland.
Brought to NZ by the Rev David Bruce on the “Caduceus” to occupy the Kaipara Charge.
Inducted Avondale 'The Whau' Auckland AP 1.1872
After a pastorate of 18 months during which he won the affection of his people in a marked
degree, he died from exposure in the Manukau Forest. It is hard to believe that there was
forest where Manukau City is today.  The parish was on both sides of the forest, and he
often walked through it  to visit people on the other side.  It was on one of these walks
(had he left it too late, failing to make out the faint track as the light faded in evening?) 
that he became lost in the forest and died of exposure over night.
Died July 1873 (one record indicates his pastorate ended 3rd July 1873), of exposure in
Manukau Forest.

HAMILTON, Mr Ewan Arthur Frank
b. 3.10.1904  NZ, unmarried.
Formerly a Farmer; took a full course at the Bible Training Institute.
Joined the HM service 1.3.1929 and taking the HM course.
HM Ohai SP 1929
Tokanui SP  1930 - suffered ill-health and resigned 12.4.1931
Re-joined HM staff 8.5.1932
Hinds AsP 1932 - resigned from HM staff 31.1.1936

HAMILTON, Miss Florence
O’seas Worker - Nepal, Leprosy Control 1981-4

HAMLIN, Rev Francis Rex             B.A.
b 3.5.1926; w Eda Elizabeth b 27.12.1926 m 13.9.1947
Hall 1960-2
Ord Assist First Ch Dn  7.2.1963
Wadestown WnP  20.5.1965
Director Chr Educ, Wn   19.2.1970 res30.9.1973 & wthd.

HAMLIN, Rev R. John
Meth Ch
Greymouth District Union WsP  2.1976
Picton Union NMP  2.1986  term completed 31.1.1991

HAMMOND, Rev George M.
Meth Ch
Halswell Union ChP  2.1975
Alexandra-Clyde Union, Assoc COP  2.1979
St Davids Union Ashburton  2.1987   ret  31.1.1994 

HAMPTON, Rev Arthur Charles
b 2.8.1882
w Coila Reynolds b 9.3.1893 m 11.2.1920  d 1.8.1966
Theological Hall Dunedin 1914-15
In 2nd year enlisted as Private in the 1st NZEF during World War One; in 1916 he was
severely wounded; returned to NZ 1918; war service from 12.6.1915 to 5.6.1918;
Farm work restored his health.
Theological Hall Dunedin 1918 (part of year)
Licensed Feb 1923 by Dunedin Presbytery
Ord Locum Tenens Waipu NP Apr 1923 (during absence of Rev E.E.Andrews).
Matamata WkP 22.5.1924
Opotiki BPP 26.11.1935
Howick, Auckland AP  6.2.1947 - retired 30.9.1949 on medical advice.
Died 11.6.1950

HAMPTON, Very Rev Lawrence Revell  (Laurie)       B.A., B.D.
b 14.10.1926;
w (1) Barbara Steel b 6.11.1927 m 7.1.1950 d 25.6.1978 
w (2) Jocelyn Elizabeth b 18.7.31 m 10.5.1980
Theological Hall 1952-4
Ordained Riversdale-Waikaia MtP 17.12.1954
Taumarunui WkP 16.2.1961
Whangarei NP 23.5.1968
St Andrews Hamilton 29.5.1980
Minister Emeritus 31.12.1991
Member, then Convener Home Ministry/Ministry Committee 1961-1973
Convener Special Committee on Mission Overseas 1976-77
Convener Communication Committee
Moderator of the General Assembly 1981
Convener Special Committee on Baptism
Convener, Commission of Assembly re Otara PIC
Co-Convener Special Committee on Homosexuality and Related Matters 1991-95

HAN, Rev Kyoung Gyun
w. Jennifer
From the Presbyterian Church of Korea
Presbyterian Church of Korea Youth
Ordained as Army Chaplain
Mission co-workers to the United Church of Christ in the Philippines 2003
Asian Mission and Ministry Coordinator PCANZ 16 Mar 2012 — completed term and returned to Korea, at the end of February 2018

HAN, Rev Myoung-Soo
From the Presbyterian Church of Korea
Seconded to St Andrew’s Hamilton  Waikato Presbytery  Aug 2001 to 2004
removed from roll, 1 December 2020

HANCOCK, Sr Annie Doidge                B.A.  
born 28 October 1880, the oldest of 8 children of John Henry and Martha Hancock.
Kensington Primary School and Otago Girls' High School, Dunedin Teachers' College 1899
Teaching Certificate 1901
PWTI Dunedin 1911-12 (?)
Ordained as Missionary at the same time as Annie James 8 September 1912
Own Missionary of St Andrews Dunedin & sailed for  Canton China with Annie James 11 September 1912.
In 1916 she assisted in founding the Union Normal School for training women primary teachers at Canton.
In 1917 she became Principal.   Post-graduate study at University of California USA during 1927-28.
Rep 1926: she returned on health furlough in September 1924 to NZ, and is much improved.
Returned to China
Resigned 30 September 1929, continued without support from NZ Presbyterian Mission.
Taught English at Sun Yat Sen University, Canton
Moved to Hong Kong
Taught in Sydney during WWII
Revisited the Mission circa 1948.
Returned to Hong Kong
Travelled to Kenya and England 1951
Retired to Dunedin aged 82 in failing health after having taught in Hong Kong for many years. 
Died at Dunedin 17 Nov 1963

HANCOCK, Rev Carol
Non PCANZ minister
Overseeing minister 25% Pio-Aria-Mokau Co-Operating Parish , Kaimai Presbytery, 1 June 2013

Meth Ch
Corstorphine Union DnP 1961

HANEKOM, Rev Gideon                B.Th., M. Div.
Trained professional counsellor, Northland
wife: Minette
Bachelor of Theology, Stellenbosch University, 2001
Master of Divinity, Stellenbosch University, 2003
Trinity Uniting, Tikipunga February 2009
Diploma, Professional Counselling, New Zealand Institute of Professional Counselling, 2013
Other recognised ministry, Northern Presbytery, 31 October 2018

HANIPALE, Rev Feata G.
w Janice Evelyn  m 2.2.1963
Hall 1977-9
Ord Hon Assist PIC Newtown Wn & PSSA Social Worker  26.5.1983;
app completed 31.7.1988 & wthd.

Stated Supply St Clare's Dinsdale Hamilton, Kaimai Presbytery 9 March 2014

HANNAH,  Mrs Annette Elizabeth
- widow of  Bruce James, Hannah
Hall 1987-9,   lic St Andrews Marton WgP 20.12.1989

HANNAH, Rev Bruce James                B.A.,B.Theol.
b 11 March 1951 at Ashburton
w  Annette Elizabeth  m 21 December 1975
He grew up in St Clair Dunedin, attending St Clair Presbyterian Church. Educated at King's High School then enrolled in
Otago University with the intention of majoring in Geography for a Bachelor of Arts degree.
His local Minister, the Rev Dr JM Bates, asked him if he had ever considered entering the ordained ministry. The
challenge of the question kept returning and by the end of his second year at University he had been accepted as a
Student for the Ministry, continuing to major in history.
Theological Hall, Dunedin, 1973 - 1975
Licensed for Ministry at end of 1975.
Ordained Lower Waitaki, North Otago Presbytery, 12 February 1976
Marton, Wanganui Presbytery, 8 March 1984
"Bruce has a strong sense of being guided and directed by God but he also knew love. The vision of that possibility and the
pain of failure in allowing God's Spirit free reign in his life was a deep motivating force in Bruce's ministry. Seeing God's
Spirit change lives, heal deep hurts and restore broken relationships were miracles he saw happening in others' lives as well
as his own and these happenings deep within people Bruce found a strong compelling force for his work in the ministry.
With this vision Bruce expected the Church to grow - in maturity, in numbers, in group activity, in service to community and in
love of members toward one another and he used the Church Growth Seminars to communicate his vision.
Died 8 February 1985, aged 33 years, by accident, in office. Ashes interred at Arrowtown Cemetery

HANNAH, Rev William Gibson
b 18.8.1875; w Christina Morrison b 4.2.1870 m 24.2.1904 d 1.1949
He was first a Harness Maker in Dn,  later a tramway motor-man. During this time he was an
active member of Dn YMCA Mission, & lay preacher.  He took interest in YMCA, & for a
time (with his wife) they were in charge of a Hostel for working boys in Dn.   Later he
undertook  Sawmills Mission in SP, centred on Riverton. (17 mills)  After this he was HM for
a period; he decided to study for min & went to Dn 1916.  His course was interrupted to serve
with the YMCA in the Forces.
HM Riverton Outfields SP 1910
Athol SP 1911
Mataura Outfields 1915 res 1916 to study
Hall 1916, but left to serve with - YMCA at Front; war serv fr 27.5.1916 to 31.5.1919
Hall again 1919-20
Ord Lower Waitaki NOP  1.12.1920
Southbridge ChP 2.8.1927
Knapdale MtP 7.6.1933  ret 30.11.1939 ill-health
Died 22.7.1948  

HANNING, Sr Jean    Dip.H.Sc., D.N., N.Z.R.N., N.Z.R.M., Plunket Certficate
b. 21.5.1916, Dunedin to Robert and Mary Hanning.
Educated at Caversham School, Otago Girls’ High School and Otago University where she was
awarded the Diploma of Home Science in 1937. Home Science Teacher at Thames & Ngatea 1938-39.
Commenced Nursing Training at Dunedin Hospital in 1939.  NZ Registered Nurse 1942. Staff Nurse
at Dunedin Hospital 1942-43. Maternity Training at Alexandra Hospital in Wellington 1943 and at
Victoria University as part of a Nursing Post-Graduate Course. Plunket training in Dunedin.
Awarded the Truby King Diploma of Maternal & Child Welfare 1944. Plunket Nurse on the Dunedin
Central District for 6 months. Midwifery training at St. Helen’s Hospital Auckland for 6 months
during 1946. NZ Registered Midwife 1945. Studied for her Diploma of Nursing during her first furlough
back to New Zealand in 1952.
Brought up in a Christian family, her Father was Session Clerk of Caversham Presbyterian Church,
Dunedin. Felt called by God to service in India at age 12 after listening to a talk by Sr Esther Elliott of
Jagadhri Hospital. Active in Crusaders, The Evangelical Union, Nurses’ Christian Fellowship, The Bible
Training Institute & the Pounawea Conventions. Energetically sought the requisite qualifications for Medical
Mission work.
Accepted as Missionary candidate with the NZ Presb. Church Missions Committee in 1944.
Released by the Committee to take up position at Ludhiana Womens’ Christian Medical College
as no other suitable position was available for her at that time.
Missionary India -  Appt. Sister in Charge of Maternity Block & Midwifery Tutor, Christian Medical
College Ludhiana India April 1946. Sailed for India November 1946.
Placed in charge of the Maternity Block and the teaching of midwifery students (in English).
In times of staff shortages also supervised the Babies Ward, the Female Surgical Ward, the Male
Wards, and was the first Night Sister.
With an increase in Nursing Staff, she relinquished the Ward work in 1956 and concentrated solely on
full time teaching as a Midwifery Tutor at the Ludhiana Christian College under the United Church of
North India.
Onto staff of the NZ Presb. Church Overseas Missions Committee from 1 Aug 1963
Returned to NZ 20.12.1976
Retired 31.5.1977 after 30 years service.
Fluent in the Urdu and Hindi langauges.
In retirement she found it difficult to adjust to ordinary life again and to form new relationships with
people. She prefered to devote herself to Bible study and reading.
Sister of Ailsa Hanning, wife of Rev Basil Nottage.
Died at  PSS Otago Iona Home, Oamaru 13 August 2001

HANSEN, Very Rev Bruce Andrew         QSO., B.A., B.Com., B.D., ThM.
born in Wellington
wife Alison Jane, teacher, music and mathematics, married 26 November 1966
In younger years played rugby and cricket, and later, golf
employed in Commerce
Theological Hall, Dunedin, 1966-1968 — Begg Scholar 1968
Ordained locum tenens, Green Island, Dunedin 5 December 1968
Rep 1969: admitted to grad course in Pastoral Psychology for M.Th. at San Francisco.  
Popotunoa (Clinton, Clutha Presbytery), 16 March 1971
Associate Minister, St Andrews, Hastings 4 March 1976, including Cook Island congregation
Associate Minister and Successor, Knox Church, Christchurch, 19 December 1985
Moderator of Assembly, 2000.
Minister Emeritus, December 2001
Secretary/Treasurer of the Church Service Society

HARDIE, Rev Alexander
b 4.12.1881 Dn; w Isabel Annie May b 11.5.1885 m 1.9.1921 d 22.1.1962
After a time as watchmaker he entered Hall.
HM Ashburton Outfields 1905
Hall 1907-9
Ord Knapdale MtP  11.1.1911 res 31.3.1914 to study  in Edin & USA.
At outbreak of WW1 he enlisted, saw active service, until commissioned as Chap 1916; war
serv fr 20.11.1915 to 31.1.1923
Paterangi 12.12.1923
Martinborough WpP 29.7.1926
Suva Fiji 9.3.1936 returned to NZ for health 6.2.1942  res 30.4.1942
Stratford TkP  SS  12.2.1943 to 30.11.1945; in 1945 he became seriously ill.
Died 30.5.1946

HARDIE,  Beatrice Jessie  (Sr Jessie)
b 4.3.1897 Rolleston Canterbury.  Born to Scottish parents; educated at Waddington Public
School and Christchurch West District High School. Undertook a course at the Christchurch
Normal Training School and studied at Canterbury College. Obtained her Teachers’ “C”
Certificate; taught at Rakaia.
PWTI 1922-3 - applied for Missionary service in India.
Ord Deaconess as Missionary Educational Worker for India 12.9.1923; arr India 5.10.1923. 
On arrival to language school, & learnt Urdu & Hindi.
Appt. to Girls School Jagadhri as Principal 1924, aposition she held until 1951.
In 1925 when Mary Salmond & Nellie Ravn were invalided home, Jessie was put in charge
of Women’s Evangelistic Work in villages in addition to her school work.   The work at the
school broadened & increased; the School was raised to a Middle Sch; trained teachers were
used, & the curriculum broadened.  In 1949 a new Christian Girls School was opened in
Jagadhri.  Sr Jessie set high standards; she welded her staff into a team; she had the knack
of encouraging people to do their best.
A member of the Jagadhri Church, Superintendent of the Sunday School and leader of the
Women’s Missionary groups.
She returned to NZ in May 1951 after 28 years service because of her increasing deafness.
After Deputation Work, she retired 31.3.1953
She had been St Pauls Chch “Own Missionary” and later was one of the first women elders.
She was a member of the first National Executive of the A.P.W.   
General Secretary YWCA Christchurch Jan 1953 to 1962
Died  17.4.1988, aged 91

HARDIE, Rev Brian Thomas             BTh., DipGrad.
b 21 March 1953 in Auckland
w. Rev Sylvia Miller
Carpenter, Sunday School leader St Columba Pakuranga, youth group leader, manager and elder Greyfriars Mt Eden, lay assistant St Heliers
St John's College Auckland
Hall 1994-1996
St. Stephen’s Bryndwr  Christchurch ChP   Dec 1996
St George’s Takapuna Auckland NSP 26 Jan 2006
Convenor of Property and Finance Committees ChP, NSP, NthP and served on Council of Assembly, Author of Tranquil Moments
Died 11 Jan 2012 after a short battle with cancer

HARDIE, Mr Bruce Greenaway
b.(?), unmarried
Studying at University, final year in 1945.
Joined the Home Missionary service 9.2.1945
HM Manurewa SAP 1945 (6 months) – resigned 15.8.1945 to do full time study.

HARDIE, Rev. Caleb                BA., Dip. Teaching, B.Min.
Grew up in Auckland, son of Rev. Brian Hardie and Rev. Sylvia Miller-Hardie
Wife: Deborah (Debs) Gibson, Dentist
Licentiate, Dunedin Presbytery, (prior to 2000)
Assistant Chaplain, St Kentigern's College, Auckland, 2000
"From a very early age, had a strong sense of wanting to be involved in full-time ministry. Have passion and enthusiasm for road ahead, am excited about future."
Licensed, 25 November 2001
Licentiate, Dunedin Presbytery, November 2001 to 2002
Ordained Assistant Minister, Cashmere Hills Presbyterian Church, Christchurch, Christchurch Presbytery, 1 August 2002 to 2004
Lodged Certificate, Auckland Presbytery, 2004
Minister Within the Bounds, Auckland Presbytery, 22 October 2004
Chaplain, St Kentigern School, Auckland, Auckland Presbytery, 13 February 2006
Epsom Community Church, Auckland, Auckland Presbytery 2009
Special Ministry, Director Presbyterian Schools, 1 February 2013
Mairangi Castor Bay, Northern Presbytery, 15 November 2013
Other recognised ministry, Northern Presbytery, 3 November 2016
Inducted Albany Presbyterian Church, Northern Presbytery, 28 June 2018 — ended 23 January 2023
Inducted Minister, St Columba at Botany, Botany Downs, Northern Presbytery, 30 January 2023

HARDIE, Rev Reuben
Eastbourne-St.Ronan’s Community Church Wellington Presbytery January 2000 to 2004
Lodged Certificate Wellington Presbytery 2004
Assistant Minister, Somervell Memorial Church, Remuera, Auckland Presbytery 27 September 2007
Chaplain, St. Kentigern Boys School and St. Kentigern Girls School, Auckland, 2010

Maori Mission Volunteer.   Brought back to Nuhaka from Dunedin on one of Sr Jessie
Alexander’s flying visits South, 1916.

HARDING, Rev Christine
Received, Northern Presbytery, 1 December 2016.
Other recognised minister, Kaimai Presbytery, 1 June 2017
Stated supply, Hamilton St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Kaimai Presbytery, 1 February 2023
Other recognised minister, Kaimai Presbytery,11 June 2023

HARDING, Mr Douglas      & Mrs
Missionaries in Papua New Guinea
Rep 1980:  completed service.

HARDING, Rev Geoffrey 'Geoff' George Edric        DipTh.
born 22nd November 1932; grew up on a farm out of Gisborne
wife Judith (Judy) Mary, married 6 February 1965
Theological Hall 1964-1966
Ordained Eketahuna-Pongaroa Wairarapa Presbytery — supply 1 July 1968, inducted 27 August 1969, resigned 31 January 1974
St Francis Co-operating, Clive, Hawkes Bay Presbytery, 11 September 1980 — appointment completed 20 October 1990
Industrial Chaplain, Whakatu Freezing Works, Hawkes Bay, closed 1986
Okato Co-operating, Taranaki Presbytery, 2 September 1991
Manaia Parish during vacancy, 1996
Te Kauwhata Presbyterian Church, 1998
Minister Emeritus, March 2000, retired to Whangapararoa Peninsula for a year, then to Napier
died 20 November 2016 in Napier

HARDISTY, Mr Cameron Amos
Hall 1949-50
HM Dunback-Macraes NOP 1950
Waihola-Milburn ClP 1953

Maori Missionary - Kawerau appointed 1.2.1949

From Canada.
Exchange Minister at St Andrew’s Te Awamutu 1963 (4 months)

Artisan Missionary, Ambrim Hospital, New Hebrides (Vanuatu)
Assistant to Dr Bowie, at Dip Point, Ambrim, appointed from 1.6.1908; it was said that he knew
the New Hebrides well, and did his work well.
Returned to Australia in 1913 on account of ill-health.

HARI,  Miss Mary
Maori Miss.   She came from Turakina.
Waiohau, was helper to Miss Webber 1922.

HARKNESS, Rev Barry G.                           B.A.,B.D.
Meth Ch  
South East Chch Union (Woolston)  2.1978
Halswell Union ChP  11.2.1988

HARKNESS, Rev John Chisholm
born 3 November 1865 Dunedin
wife Mary Bell McClymont born 16 November 1869 married 30 November 1899 died 1 December 1954
He took up farming in Tokomairiro district; was one of twelve men who entered ministry under Chisholm’s (a relation) ministry.
Home Missionary Ratanui, Clutha Presbytery 1901
Ida Valley, Central Otago Presbytery, 1904, Ordained Home Missionary, 1906
Onga Onga, Hawkes Bay Presbytery, 1911
Mokoreta-Redan, Mataura Presbytery, 1915
Waihola, Clutha Presbytery, 1920
Waihao Valley South Canterbury Presbytery, 1928, raised to full status, 1929
Ordained Minister, Waihao Downs, 29 May 1929 — resigned 27 April 1930 
Hampden North Otago Presbytery, 12 September 1930 — retired 30 November 1936
In retirement lived in Waikouaiti
Died 15 October 1949

HARKNESS, Miss Marilyn Joy
A registered Nurse, Midwife & Plunket Nurse.
A member of the Methodist Church of NZ.
Missionary Nursing sister – on Mission staff from Feb 1971
Appointed to Vatnabara Hospital, New Guinea Islands Region under the United Church
of PNG & Solomon Islands 1971.
Left NZ 14.7.1971
Off Mission staff end of 1979
Spent two years at Bible College of NZ.
Appointed to Kapuna Hospital under the United Church of PNG & Solomon Islands 1983
Left NZ 30.3.1983
Stationed at Tonu Health center Feb 1984 – completed term 31 March 1985 and returned to NZ.

Maori Miss - Govt teacher at Rangiahua & helped Miss there,1919-27.
Kokako with Nessie Morgan 2.1928  

HARPER, Rev Alexander Reid
b 14.1.1910
w Tui Isabel b 23.2.1909 m 19.5.1943, a Secondary School Teacher.
Reid raised and educated in Dunedin. At University he quickly established himself
as a gifted Greek scholar and tutored in both Greek and Hebrew. He was also an
accomplished organist.
Theological Hall 1936-38
To New College Edinburgh for one year’s study 1938
Ordained Owaka ClP  24.10.1939 - resigned 1.3.1943
Kaikorai DnP 23.5.1944
Associate Minister St James Wellington 10.2.1955 - resigned 28.2.1961
Hospital Chaplain in Wellington Public Hopital 1954 to 1960
Fordell WgP 27.9.1961 - retired 31.1.1975
“Reid had a love for the Bible and, in his ministry, had a preference for evangelistic
preaching. He was a prolific reader and absorber of information and, even during
his latter years, retained the ability to gain the interest of, and impart his knowledge
to, younger people. Reid’s greatest enjoyment was in taking Communion services.”
(from Obit.)
Died 2.10.1994

HARPER, Sr Janet Barclay
b 12.5.1885
PWTI 1920-2
Ord Deac First Ch Invercargill 5.3.1922 res 30.4.1935 ill-health
Welfare Officer Southland Branch of Crippled Children Socy 1936-45
Died 1.9.1950

HARPER, Mr Noel H.
born 13 December 1912;  wife Florence May  born 21 December 1913 married 1 May 1934
Hall 1968 — he entered Hall, February 1968, and died in the first term.
Died  1 April 1968

HARRAY, Rev Alastair Spence           M.Sc., M.Th.
w Mary Ann  m 20.1.1962
Theological Hall, Dunedin 1961-63 
Licensed by Presbytery of Auckland 12.12.1963
Ord St Aidans Hastinghs 6.2.1964 - resigned 1.3.1971 and went overseas.
Assist St Columba Tauranga BPP 30..8.1973, later Assoc. Pres Support Services,
Area Manager Tauranga 1.5.1985 - resigned 11.10.1988
To Minister within the Bounds
Minister Emeritus  28.2.1991

HARRAY, Rev Helen M.            B.Theol,. Dip.Min., BA., Dip.Teaching., BSS in Counselling
Raised in Auckland, trained secondary school teacher
Evangelical background and interested in Celtic spirituality
Husband: Wayne
"I want a church focused on the whole family and relevant to non-churchgoers. Team and lay ministry is important"
Minister, Student Ministry, Dunedin Presbytery, February 2002
Associate Minister (with responsibility for Student Soul), St Stephen’s Leith Valley, Dunedin Presybytery, 1 June 2005, Full-time, 1 July 2006
Associate Minister, Student Ministry, Leith Valley, Dunedin Presbytery, 2007
National Ordained Minister, Leith Valley St Stephen’s Presbytery Church, Southern Presbytery, 7 March 2012. (Continuing at Studentsoul until settlement is made.) — resigned 30 April 2016
Other recognised minister, Southern Presbytery, 30 April 2016
Commissioned Mission Partners, Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand and Presbyterian Church of Myanmar, funded and brokered by the Council for World Mission, at Leith Valley Presbyterian Church, 24 June 2018
Minister Emerita, Southern Presbytery, 15 September 2023

HARRAY, Rev Kenneth (Ken) Graeme             M.Sc.,B.Th.
Worked for Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Ministry of Works
wife Cheryl Ann married 4 December 1976, primary school teacher; Kids Friendly Advisor, Southland and Otago, June 2008 — farewelled 13 November 2020
Theological Hall, 1983-1985
Ordained Assistant, St Andrews, Levin, Manawatu Presbytery, 15 December 1985
Associate, Mosgiel-North Taieri, Dunedin Presbytery, 17 September 1989
Interim Moderator, Flagstaff Community Church
Minister Emeritus and Senior Active Minister, 1 June 2016
Minister Emeritus, Southern Presbytery, 3 December 2022

HARREX, Rev Andrew John
Licensed by Southern Presbytery to National Ordained Ministry
Ord Lawrence Waitahuna SthP 25.1.2012

HARRIES, Rev Evan Richard
b 31.7.1872
w Gertrude E. b 17.11.1879 m 25.8.1913  d 18.7.1963
From Wales :
Licensed by Pembroke Presbytery, Wales
Ordained by Synod of South Wales Aug 1898
Received by Assembly 16.12.1913
Ind Chalmers Timaru 15.10.1914
St Pauls Wanganui 29.7.1920
St James Auckland  AP  27.3.1924 - resigned 31.3.1934 & returned to Wales
Died 6.12.1953

HARRIES, Rev Evan Rowland              B.A., Dip.Ed.
b 3.12.1911 at Pt. Talbot, South Wales, UK
w (1) Lois Elgar Slyfield b 4.6.1910 m 19.3.1937 d 5.2.1981 
w (2) Dorothy  Henderson b -  m 14.5.1982
Brought to New Zealand by his parents in 1913, the son of a Minister and Missionary
Father who had served for years in Lebanon. Attended Auckland Grammar School and
Auckland University then the New Zealand Bible Training Institute. Both Evan and
Lois accepted for Missionary service, departing New Zealand by ship for the Sudan in
March 1936. His Father officiated at their wedding at Abri in the Nuba Mountains in 1937.
Sudan United Mission – 15 years service
Accepted a teaching Diploma course in London in 1939-40, teaching Arabic to trainee
village school teachers.
Returned to the Sudan in 1940 to re-join Lois who had been nursing at Heiban.
Left the Sudan for New Zealand in 1951 in the interests of their children’s education.
Theological Hall 1951-53
Ordained Waiwhetu, Lower Hutt WnP  17.12.1953 
Knox Hamilton  19.3.1959
Mangere East AP 29.9.1967
Waipu NP 24.10.1974
Minister Emeritus 14.1.1977
In retirement acted at Chaplain at Trevellyn Home and also preached in the Waikato and
Bay of Plenty.
“He captured young people. His sermons when directed to children were often in serial
form – wait until next week for the next episode – and they were left on a cliffhanger.
Rowland had a notable pulpit gift. It came from the foundation of his faith – the inspired
word of God in the Bible. In family services Rowland’s skills as a Teacher were clear.
He freely used visual aids – sketching pictures as he preached to illustrate a point. Yet
for all his achievements Rowland was a humble man. His accomplishments shaped the
lives of others.” (From Obit.)
Died 16 January 2004, aged 92.

HARRINGTON, Rev Edward Albert
born 26 February 1918; wife Kitty Sarah born 2 May 1909 married 11 March 1950
Hall 1964-1966
Ordained Maungaturoto Northland Presbytery, 28 March 1967
Waipu, Northland Presbytery, 27 August 1970 — resigned 31 March 1974 and withdrew
died 2013(?) aged 95

HARRINGTON, Sr Jessie Elizabeth              Mrs J.W. McKenzie
b 13.4.1891 Ricerton;
h James William, McKenzie b 1.1.1888 m 23.9.1919 d 16.7.1970
She was brought up in Paihia; sister of Mrs Phoebe McDiarmid.
PWTI 1913-5,   Ord Deac 1918
Childrens Home Dn 1916-7
St Andrews Ashburton 1918-9
m 1919, later story under J.W. McKenzie.
Died 7.11.1963

HARRIS,  Rev Arthur Clemence
b. 11.11.1905
w.(?)  b.(?)  m.(?)
Undertook two years training with the Salvation Army, then 10 years Christian
work, 8 years as a Salvation Army Officer.
Joined the Home Missionary service 1.3.1934. Took the HM course 1935.
HM Ormond Gisborne  1.3.1934; Ord HM 27.3.1936
Rep : very satisfactory HM.   
Resigned 31.3.1938 to take up business.

HM Invercargill Outfields 1922 res 1923 & wthd

HM Whakatane - term expired  1928

HARRIS, Mr Ian William                M.A.
Meth Ch;  Cant Univ BA; Ak Univ MA (Hons Eng);  worked Ak Star 1957-9; Dept of Educ,
Head of Eng Dept, Salatiga, Indonesia; Ak Star 1973-5, sub-editor, leader writer, editorial
manager, 1980 Assist Editor; Electronic Communications Div NZ News Ltd - development
editor, research.
Director of Communications PCNZ  Wn  Ind 4.2.1986                   
res 31.1.1990

HARRIS, Mr John Henry
b 12.10.1905
w Marjorie Alice b 17.2.1903 m 27.3.1939
Superintendent PSSA Southland, Invercargill, appointed 16.11.1945 - resigned 30.6.1950 & withdrew.

HARRIS, Rev Kevyn
Auckland Grammar 1974; Master of Business Studies in Dispute Resolution, Massey University 2008
Baptist Church of New Zealand
Minister St Andrew’s Uniting Whangarei, Churches Together in Northland, 4 February 2009
Other recognised ministry, Northern Presbytery, 1 July 2015
Minister, St. Andrew's, New Plymouth, Presbytery Central - Nukuhau Tapu, 16 April 2016 — retired June 2022
Minister emeritus, Presbytery Central – Nukuhau Tapu, 30 June 2022

HARRIS , Rev Michael Bawden [previously known as MIchael Bawden-Harris] 
b 10.7.1856 at Adelaide, Australia.
w Jane b 20.7.1865 (one other record incorrectly states 10 July 1865) m 10.7.1884 d 15.10.1950
Noted as a "Shopkeeper" at the time of his marriage in 1884.
Name hyphenated until he came to New Zealand.
Ordained in the Congregational Church 1890.
Served in several Churches in Australia, last parish noted as Brisbane.
Came to NZ in 1908 to take charge of the Congregational Church at Alicetown Congregational Church,
Alicetown, Lower Hutt - served 3 years. 
In 1911 he applied for admission to the Presbyterian Church of New Zealand and was received in full
Wadestown, Wellington WnP 1912
"[He] was innovative, helping to start an ecumenical Mutual Improvement Society in Wadestown which
had lectures, debates and readings.... He insisted they [the Sunday School] re-stocked and re-opened
their library... being closed five years earlier."
Pahiatua MnP  16.1.1913
Levin MnP  1.3.1916
Whakatane BPP 28.10.1925 - resigned 31.10.1928 owing to failing health and moved to Auckland.
Avondale Auckland AP (Supply), - Retired 28.10.1931 on serious breakdown in health. 
Bedridden for ten years prior to his death.
"Amidst all his suffering he had a living faith in Christs, and that faith never wavered. During a long
Ministry extending over 50 years, he was faithful to Christ, His Church, and the Kingdom of God."
Died at Avondale Auckland 29.6.1943.
Interred in the Waitake Cemetery [COLUMBARIUM NICHE WALL VLT Row Vlt, Plot 3VL]

HARRIS, Rev Neville Clive
w Rosemary  m 2.12.1961
Hall 1964, broke course after 1 yr to do Hosp Intern Course 1965;  resumed Hall
Hall 1966-7
Ord Mackenzie  SCP 12.12.1967
Te Kauwhata SAP  15.7.1971
St Enochs Tauranga BPP 2.2.1978
Coromandel-Whitianga WkP  27.10.1988
Counselling position 31.1.1994 
Minister Emeritus Feb 1994

HARRIS, Rev Phyllis (Phyll)
Husband: Trevor
Registered General and Obstretric Nurse, Wairau School of Nursing, 1978-1980
Registered Midwife, Simpson Memorial Pavillion, Edinburgh, 1983-1984
Midwife, Nelson, 1985-2006
Bachelor of Ministry, Laidlaw College, 2004-2006
Post Graduate Diploma in Ministry, University of Otago, 2007-2008
Lincoln Union Church, Christchurch, Christchurch Presbytery, 2009

HARRIS, Mr R.   
HM Henderson-Hobsonville AP 1950
Kumeu AP 1952

HARRIS, Rev Rodney Charles Lewis
b 9 March 1927; w Margaret Joan b 8 February 1926 m 2 July 1955
Hall 1964-1966
Ordained Clevedon, South Auckland Presbytery, 9 February 1967 - resigned 31 January 1969
From 1969-1974 he was involved with Assemblies of God, as layman, Board member,
preaching, leading Bible studies, counselling etc. 
Rresigned from ministry of the Presbyterian Church of New Zealand, 20 February 1970;
3 months in Thailand with Christian literature programme.
In June1974 he joined First Church Papakura as a member.  
He applied to be accepted back as minister to Assembly 1975 - declined.  
He applied again to Assembly 1983 and was accepted.
Assistant, First Church Papakura South Auckland Presbytery, 20 January 1984
Church of the Good Shepherd, Otara South Auckland Presbytery Stated Supply, 8 February 1990 
Minister Emeritus, 30 June 1990  
Resigned from the Presbyterian Church Aotearoa New Zealand, 31 March 1992
Also listed as minister emeritus, Kaimai Presbytery
Died 2 July 2015

HARRIS, Rev Sage
wife Nina
Bible College of New Zealand
Youth worker, Hope Presbyterian, West Melton
Intern, December 2015 — completed studies, December 2017
Licentiate, 8 December 2017
Appointed assistant minister, Whakatu Presbyterian Parish, Nelson, Alpine Presbytery, 15 January 2018

HARRISON, Sr Eleanor                     (Mrs Simpson)
h. John Simpson  b.(?)  m.1912  d.(?)
Brought up in Central Otago, her Father owning Nevis Station. After the big snow
fall of 1895, they lost all their sheep and were forced to move to Green Island, Dunedin.
Taught Sunday School at Concord until she entered the PWTI.
Presbyterian Women’sTraining Institute, Dunedin 1905-06.   
St Andrews Dunedin  DnP - relieving 1907.
After her marriage in 1912, she moved with her husband to Waitahuna.
Entered Margaret Wilson Home, Timaru as their first patient in 1966.
Died at Timaru (Date unknown)

HARRISON, Rev David Martin (Martin)
wife Dr Pippa Harrison married 1986, General Practitioner, Kaikoura Hospital
Anglican Parish of Waimea
St Paul's Presbyterian Church, Kaikoura, March 2019
received, Alpine Presbytery, 10 November 2019
Stated supply, Kaikoura, November 2019
Inducted Kaikoura, Alpine Presbytery, 4 March 2023

HART, Rev Arthur Victor Forrester, and Mrs Phyllis Hart
b. 15 May 1908 in Hull, England, grew up in Liverpool
wife: Phyllis  b.(?)  m.(?) died c. 10 May 1993
Two years High School education and attended the Auckland Bible Training Institute, formerly a Farmer and Hospital Orderly, undertaking voluntary Mission work.
Joined the Home Missionary service 5 February 1945
Coromandel-Whitianga, Waikato Presbytery, 1946
Hauraki Plains, Waikato Presbytery, 1948
Tokomaru Bay, Gisborne Presbytery, 1950 (commenced the Theological Hall correspondence course in 1950);
Resigned in 1953 and withdrew from Home Missionary service.
David Hogg Memorial Hostel Whakatane, Master and Matron 1966.
Died at Whangapaoa near Stanmore Bay, early to mid 1980s

HART, Rev Roger
Nominated Lay Assistant to the Rev Bob Reid and help with visiting, Knox Waimate, October 1992; helped with services during vacancies
Ordained Local Ordained Minister Knox, Waimate South Canterbury Presbytery 12 October 2005 for five years — extended for a further five years
Removed from Ministerial Roll 2014

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