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Handbooks and Manuals

Follow the links below for Handbooks and Manuals outlining Diocesan protocols.

Manual of Diocesan Canons, Standing Resolutions and Standing Orders  >

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The Manual of Diocesan Canons, Standing Resolutions and Standing Orders of the Anglican Diocese of Wellington govern Diocesan life, along with the Provincial Code of Canons of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

The Administration Handbook  >

The Administration Handbook has been prepared to help people in the Diocese become better informed about its mission, its resources and structures. It includes information on the Diocese, planning strategy, staff structure and personnel, councils, boards and committees, pastoral and parish matters, insurance and compliance legislation and safety procedures for children's and young people's ministry

Diocesan Yearbook  >

The Yearbook of the Diocese is published in December of each year. It contains a list of all the clergy and who hold a Bishop's licence from the Bishop of Wellington and all lay people who hold 'Letters of Authority,' (authorising them to exercise specific ministries) from the Bishop of Wellington. In addition the yearbook contains the Bishop's Charge to Synod, the Acts, Resolutions and Standing Orders enacted by synod and a list of all the archdeaconries, parishes and ministry units in the diocese.

What You Always Wanted to Know about Synod Information Book  > 

As a Synod Representative, you have an important role in shaping the strategy and operation of our Diocese, in representing your Parish in Synod decision-making and in helping to bring information from Synod back to your Parish. This book is provided to help you in those roles. It includes information on:
  • How the Diocesan Synod works
  • Important documents you need to know about
  • How to contribute to Synod effectively


Updated  March 2016

No reira waiho ko te aroha o Te Matua Kaha Rawa hei korowai mou.
May the love of Almighty God enfold you!