Diocese of Waiapu

Diocese of Waiapu
Arms of the Diocese of Waiapu

The Diocese of Waiapu is one of the thirteen dioceses and hui amorangi of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia[1]. The Diocese covers the area around the East Coast of the North Island of New Zealand, including Tauranga, Taupo, Gisborne, Hastings and Napier. It is named for the Waiapu River.

The diocese was established in 1858. The seat of the Bishop of Waiapu is at the Cathedral of St John the Evangelist in Napier.

The incumbent Bishop of Waiapu is the Rt Rev'd David Rice.

Previous Bishops included Alfred Walter Averill and Paul Reeves, see Category:Bishops of Waiapu.

References

  1. ^ Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia. "About". http://www.anglican.org.nz/About. Retrieved 08/09/11. 

External links

Coordinates: 39°29′40″S 176°54′59″E / 39.4944°S 176.9165°E / -39.4944; 176.9165


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