Update: From now until 8 December 2022 the Abuse in Care Team would like you to tell them how care and support can be improved. Go to: www.korero.abuseincare.org.nz
Complaints can be made against licensed Anglican ministry and non-licensed office holders, including:
Ordained ministers (deacons, priests, bishops)
Licensed lay ministers (kaikarakia)
Licensed volunteer leaders
Elected leaders (vestry, synod, committee, board members) who have signed a declaration
Licensed youth leaders
Licensed children's workers
Misconduct occurs when any person from the above groups of people who is in a leadership, teaching or pastoral role violates boundaries (emotional, sexual, financial) with a parishioner, student, employee, or staff member in a professional relationship.
To find out more information and/or to make a complaint, visit the Ministry Standards Commission website: https://ministrystandards.org/
If you would prefer to have a confidential discussion or seek advice about making a complaint, you can contact our Registrar, Reverend Teri-Rori Kirkwood.
Telelphone: 0800 364 6800
72 Ellesmere Crescent
Palmerston North 4412