Anglican General Synod

Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia

Te Hāhi Mihinare ki Aotearoa ki Niu Tīreni, ki Ngā Moutere o te Moana Nui a Kiwa

Diocese of Christchurch

Present Bishop

2019 The Right Reverend Dr Peter Carrell BSc (Hons), BD, PhD (Pegasus)

PO Box 4438 Christchurch 8140

Tel: 03 348 6960



Jurisd ‑ Centre portions S Island of NZ; Area, 56,045 sq miles Census Pop: 545,188 (2013); Ch Pop: 14,215 (2016); Description of Arms: Azure on a Cross Argent the letters ix Gules in the first quarter three estoiles of eight points one and two Or.

Former Bishops

1856 ‑ HJC Harper, 1890
1890 ‑ C Julius, 1925
1926 ‑ C W West‑Watson, 1951
1951 ‑ A K Warren, 1966
1966 ‑ W A Pyatt, 1983
1984 ‑ M J Goodall, 1990
1990 - D J Coles, 2008

2008 - V Matthews, 2018

Vicar General

The Venerable Mark Barlow

Deputy Vicar General

The Venerable Indrea Alexander

Diocesan Chancellor

Mr Maurice Walker

Vice Chancellor

Mr Alex Summerlee, BA, LLB (Hons)

Christ Church Cathedral

PO Box 855, Christchurch 8140


Dean: The Reverend Canon Ben Truman

Diocesan Manager

Mr Edwin Boyce

Tel: 03 348 6957


Executive Assistant to Bishop

Mrs Veronica Cross
Tel: 03 348 6701

Media and Communications

Ms Yvette Koo Butcher

Tel: 03 348 6936


Diocesan Administration Assistant

Mr Scott Walters

Tel: 03 348 7202

Diocesan Office

The Anglican Centre at Cardale House, 95 Tuam Street, Christchurch 8011. P. O. Box 4438 Christchurch.

Tel: 03 348 6960

Email: Website:


The Venerable Indrea Alexander (Mid-Canterbury)  

The Venerable M Barlow (Irakehu/Chaplains) 

The Venerable Canon Mark Chamberlain (Archdeacon for Regeneration and Mission)

The Venerable Dawn Daunauda (North-Canterbury)

The Venerable Megan Herles-Mooar (Christchurch)

The Venerable Katrina Hill (Pegasus) 

The Venerable Nicky Lee (Household of Deacons) 

The Venerable Nick Mountfort (Selwyn-Tawera) 

The Venerable Ben Randall (South Canterbury)

Archdeacons Emeritus

The Venerable Malcolm May

Diocesan Youth Ministry Developer

Mrs Sammy Mould

Diocesan Director of Ordination

The Reverend Jenny Wilkens

Diocesan Ministry Educator


Diocesan Director of Theology House

Gareth Bezett MTheol

Clerical Canons

The Reverend Canon Brenda Bonnett

The Reverend Canon Ben Truman

The Reverend Canon Mandy Neill

The Venerable Canon Mark Chamberlain

Lay Canons

Mrs Susan Rendall

Mr Tony Hughes-Johnson

Mr Malcolm Rickerby

Mrs Carole Muir

Residentiary Canons

The Reverend Canon Rosalie J Hoddinott

Canons Emeritus

The Reverend Canon Craufurd Murray

Honorary Canons

The Reverend Canon David Morrell

The Reverend Canon Richard A Roberton

AAW Chaplain

The Venerable Nicky Lee

Hospital Chaplains

The Reverend Alan Cummins

Police Chaplains

The Venerable Mark Barlow

University Chaplains

The Reverend Dr John Fox - University of Canterbury

The Reverend Victoria Askin - Lincoln University


The Anglican Centre at Cardale House, 95 Tuam Street, Christchurch 8011
PHONE: 03 348 6960

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