Ministerial vacancies

This table shows ministerial vacancies as advised to Assembly Office. To inform us of a vacancy or of a change to a listing, please email Kate Wilson. Entries that are new or have been changed within the past month are in blue. If you are a foreign minister looking to take part in an exchange to New Zealand, please read this information. Ministers from other denominations interested in reception can find information here.

Parish Call Convenor Notes More Info Vacant

Northern Presbytery

Auckland Taiwanese Presbyterian  F/T Angel Swasbrook Sole Charge   7/18
South Kaipara Presbyterian Church (Helensville) P/T Stuart Lange Sole Charge   7/18
St Johns Presbyterian Papatoetoe F/T Rev Mose Taumaoe Sole charge Read more 9/19
St Peter's Ellerslie F/T to 75% Dr John Kernohan Sole charge Read more 9/19
Papakura and Districts First Presbyterian F/T Keleva Faleatua Sole Charge Read more 11/20
Korean Presbyterian Church of Auckland F/T Michelle Shin Sole Charge Read more 11/20

Kaimai Presbytery

St Columba Presbyterian Church, Tauranga F/T Keith Hooker Sole Charge Read more 02/21
Chartwell Cooperating Church Hamilton F/T Sandra Warner Team Ministry Not currently seeking settlement 11/12
St James Union Church Greerton, Tauranga P/T Jaco Reyneke Sole Charge Not currently seeking settlement 6/18
Te Aroha Cooperating Parish P/T Tom Luxton Sole Charge Read more 1/12
Hauraki Plains Cooperating Parish F/T Sandra Warner Sole charge    
Te Puke St Andrews P/T Donald Hegan   Not currently seeking settlement  
Mt Maunganui St Andrews F/T Reece Frith Sole Charge   11/20
Whakatane Presbyterian Parish F/T Jacqui Cavit Senior minister    

Pacific Presbytery

Otara Pacific Islanders’ Presbyterian Church F/T Margie Apa Team Ministry Read more  11/20

Presbytery Central

St Andrew’s on the Terrace Wellington F/T Rev Reg Weeks Sole charge Read more  

Alpine Presbytery

Akaroa - Banks Peninsula Presbyterian Church Trinity F/T Executive Assistant Sole Charge Read more  
Awatere Joint Christian Venture (Anglican/Presbyterian) 70% Bishops PA 03 548 3124 Sole Charge Read more 7/19
St Alban's Uniting F/T   Sole Charge Not currently seeking settlement 5/18
St Andrews Takaka 75% Colin Langford Sole Charge   1/15

Southern Presbytery

Calvin Community Church F/T Rev Erin Pendreigh Team Ministry Read more 8/19
St Andrew's Gore F/T Rev Erin Pendreigh Sole Charge   5/19
Mornington Presbyterian P/T Martin Macaulay Team Ministry Call pending 10/20
Mornington Presbyterian F/T Martin Macaulay Team Ministry   10/20
East Taieri F/T Very Rev Peter Cheyne Team Ministry Read more 10/20


New Zealand Defence Force - reservist & force positions F/T & P/T Chaplains @ NZDF Regular force & reservist positions   6/13
Interchurch Hospital Chaplaincy (ICHC) F/T ICHC Regular chaplain positions Read more 8/20

The following abbreviations are used:
FT: Full time ministry position available
0.5, 0.66 etc: Part time ministry position available, number indicates size of position, e.g. 0.5 = 50% or half-time
CV: Co-operating Venture

Please note that only ministers from the Presbyterian Church or from Churches with whom we have a reciprocal agreement may apply for vacant parishes within the Presbyterian Church. Ministers from other churches may be appointed to short-term, stated supply roles or seek reception to the ministerial roll of the Presbyterian Church.  For information on criteria for stated supply or reception please email Kate Wilson.

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