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Te Pihopatanga o Te Upoko o Te Ika

Te Pīhopatanga o Te Upoko o Te Ika (the bishopric of the head of the fish, i.e. the southern part of the north island; aka Te Hui Amorangi..., lit. the synod...) is an Anglican diocese in the lower and western regions of the North Island in AotearoaNew Zealand. According to a 2001 census, there were approximately 14,000 Maori Anglicans living in the region. Te Upoko o Te Ika (literally the head of the fish) is one of five pīhopatanga, or episcopal units, that comprise Te Pīhopatanga o Aotearoa, the Maori Anglican Church in New Zealand.[1]

There are several rohe, or ministry units, within Te Pīhopatanga o Te Upoko o Te Ika.

 

These are:

  • Taranaki-ki-te-Tonga, and Taranaki,

  • Wainui-a-rua,

  • Aotea-Kurahaupo,

  • Manawatu-Rangitikei,

  • Poneke,

  • Te Awakairangi

  • Whitireia.

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