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 Margaret Fawcett. 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 Chinese Presbyterian Church F/T Martin Bing Sole Charge Read more 6/17
Auckland Taiwanese Presbyterian  F/T Angel Swasbrook     7/18
South Kaipara Presbyterian Church (Helensville) P/T Stuart Lange Sole Charge   7/18
Remuera - Somervell Memorial Presbyterian Church F/T Ian Dittmer Sole Charge Read More 1/18
St Aidens Northcote  P/T Martin Fey Sole Charge Read more 1/18
St David's In the Fields P/T Zainab Tea Mission Enabler Read more 5/18
St Andrew's Whangarei F/T Rev Tom Waight Sole charge Read more 1/17

Kaimai Presbytery

Chartwell Cooperating Church Hamilton F/T Jenny Doyle Team Ministry   11/12
Otorohanga - St David's Presbyterian Church F/T Ron Mills Sole Charge   11/12
Hamilton St Andrews F/T Alistair McBride Team Ministry Read more 12/15
St James Union Church Greerton, Tauranga P/T Jaco Reyneke Sole Charge   6/18

Presbytery Central

Havelock North St Columba F/T Warren Fortune Sole Charge Read more 7/16
Presbyterian New Church F/T Rev Don Hall Sole Charge Read more 2/14
St Paul's Presbyterian Church Feilding  F/T Steve Jourdain Sole Charge   10/17
Wadestown Presbyterian Wellington F/T or P/T Rhyan Prasad Sole Charge    
Knox Waitara F/T Andrew Callander Sole Charge Read more 2/18

Alpine Presbytery

Malvern Cooperating F/T Rev Phyllis Harris Sole Charge   1/18
St Alban's Uniting 100% Yvonne Smith Sole Charge   5/18
St Andrews Takaka 75% Colin Langford Sole Charge   1/15
St Paul’s & St James Ashburton F/T Rev Brent Richardson Sole Charge   1/18
St Paul's Kaikoura F/T Rev Alan Missen Sole Charge Read more 10/17

Southern Presbytery

Waitaki Presbyterian Parish F/T Nigel Crocombe Sole Charge   5/17
First Church of Otago F/T Rose Luxford Team Ministry Read more 2/18
Highgate Presbyterian parish   P/T Selwyn Yeoman Team Ministry   1/18
Clinton Presbyterian Church F/T Andrew Harrex Sole Charge   2/15
Knapdale Waikaka P/T Helen Martin Sole Charge Read more 6/14
Edendale F/T Ken Williams Sole Charge   7/16

Pacific Presbytery


New Zealand Defence Force - reservist & force positions F/T & P/T Chaplains @ NZDF Regular force & reservist positions   6/13

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 Margaret Fawcett.

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