Anglican General Synod

Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia

Te Hahi Mihinare ki Aotearoa ki Niu Tireni, ki Nga Moutere o Te Moana Nui a Kiwa

Diocese of Waikato and Taranaki

Present Bishops
Bishop of Waikato


Postal Address, PO Box 21, Hamilton 3240

Telephone: Office 07 857 0020, Fax 07 856 9975



Bishop of Taranaki

1998 – The Most Reverend Philip Richardson, BA, BTh, Grad Dip Th (Hons)

PO Box 547, Taranaki Mail Centre, New Plymouth 4340

Phone: 06 759 1178, Fax 06 759 1180



Jurisd - southern portion of original Diocese of Auckland; Area 10,415 sq. miles; Census Pop 434,552 (2013); Ch Pop 10,080 (2013). Description of Arms: Per pale argent a bar wavy azure on a canton of the last three estoiles of the first one and two and per chevron azure and vert a chevron argent all within a bordure gules.

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It is our hope that the information contained here will enable Anglicans and others to be informed of the ministry of this Church. The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, is a constitutionally autonomous member of the worldwide Anglican Communion. The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia encompasses the area described by its title. The 1992 Constitution of this Church provides for three partners to order their affairs within their own cultural context. Within Aotearoa New Zealand, Tikanga Pakeha comprises seven Dioceses, Tikanga Maori comprises five Amorangi, the boundaries of which differ from those of the dioceses. Tikanga Pasefika encompasses Fiji, Tonga, Samoa and the Cook Islands, and is known as the Diocese of Polynesia. Publication: 'Anglican Taonga' (Treasure) is a publication affirming the unity and diversity of the Anglican community in these islands. .

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