Diocesan News

Abuse in Care Royal Commission

The Anglican Church is included in the Royal Commission of Inquiry into abuse in State and faith-based care.


Video news from the Auckland Diocese

A Christmas message from the Episcopal Team.


Bishop Jim's new crozier

Bishop Jim White was presented with a specially carved staff (crozier) during a service of farewell and thanksgiving for his ministry on 1 December.


Mothers' Union celebrates 130 years in Auckland

The Mothers' Union celebrated 130 years in the Auckland Diocese with a day of festivities at Holy Trinity Otahuhu on 30 November 2019. 


Bishop Ross takes up the Green Up & Give challenge

The #GreenUpandGive Church Advent Challenge started on 1 December and in anticipation Bishop Ross Bay showed the team from ADJust around his garden.


Summer Adventure Weekend 17-19 January 2020

This weekend brings families of all sorts together to enjoy community, conversation and fun in the sun.


Art for Good

A successful art exhibition at St Columba Grey Lynn raised funds for their community outreach.


New archdeacon appointed

The Reverend Jonathan Gale has been appointed as archdeacon for the mid-North and Far North.


Junior Youth Camp - what a blast!

This year’s Junior Youth Camp kicked off with a fun family session on Long Bay Beach.


Wedding exhibition draws community together

Wedding apparel from many cultures, past and present, drew the community together at St Michael and All Angels, Henderson.


Holy Trinity's new hall

Holy Trinity Otahuhu began a new chapter in the church's long history when they opened a new community hall.


Synod 2019

The first session of the fifty-sixth Auckland Diocesan Synod was held from 5 to 7 September at Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell.


Bishop Jim to step down

Bishop Jim White announced at Synod that he would step down from his episcopal ministry for medical reasons.


Children and Family workers retreat

Children and family ministry workers enjoyed an overnight retreat in mid-August where they spent time reflecting on their roles and sharing with one another.


King's flag returns after 160 years

A 160-year-old flag was handed back to the Kīngitanga by the Anglican Church in an historic ceremony.


Synod goes 'green'

Synod will be a little ‘greener’ this year to reduce its impact on the environment and respond to the needs of the wider community.


Tindall Foundation fund applications 2019

The Tindall Foundation wants to support groups to start new initiatives that will make a difference in their community.


AYM Winter Camp 2019

Young people from across the diocese had a wonderful time at their discipleship camp in mid-July.


Ministry Conference 2019

Ministry Conference 2019 was enjoyed by clergy and ministry leaders from throughout the diocese.


Synod 2018

Pictures and documents from the Third Session of the Fifty Fifth Synod are now online.




New Dean for Holy Trinity Cathedral

The Very Rev'd Anne Mills has been installed as the new Dean for Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell.