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National Centre

The National Centre is committed to equipping, empowering and encouraging the Baptist churches to fulfil God’s mission to New Zealand and the world. They work with churches to:

  • Glorify Jesus

  • Work interdependently

  • Be focused on mission

  • Work through difficulties, and

  • Celebrate success.

 The Centre provides administrative and accounting support that includes:

  • Employment Agreements and Terms of Call

  • Finance – accounting and tax matters

  • Legal, insurance, property and human resource matters

  • Statutory compliance – OSH, Privacy Act, Building Act etc.

  • Bulk buying arrangements – e.g. fuel cards for church staff, cell phone groups, and membership of various buying groups giving discounts from a wide range of merchants.

  • Statistical and demographic research

  • Keeping of annual statistics from all churches belonging to the Baptist Churches of New Zealand

  • Baptist Marriage Celebrant register

  • Communication between all Baptist entities such as Carey Baptist College, NZBMS, Christian Savings, Regional Associations and Regional Mission Leaders

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Contact our National Centre Team

Charles Hewlett

National Leader

E: [email protected]
P: +64 9 526 0339

Rangiaruaru Hema

National Administrator

E: [email protected]
P: +64 9 526 0337

Kathryn Heslop

Executive Assistant to the National Leader

E: [email protected]
P: +64 9 526 0338

Fiona Maisey

Office Administrator - National Centre

E: [email protected]
P: +64 9 526 7956

Carl Dunwoody

IT Manager

E: [email protected]
P: +64 9 526 8449


Transitions Facilitator

E: [email protected]
P: +64 9 526 0338

Liz Wilson

Senior Accountant

E: [email protected]
P: +64 526 0335

Denise Moko

Accounting Assistant

E: [email protected]
P: +64 9 526 0330

Linda Grigg

Baptist Magazine Editor

E: [email protected]
P: +64 21 145 1304

Rebecca McLeay

Graphic Designer

E: [email protected]
P: +64 9 526 7951

Sushila Nelson


E: [email protected]
P: +64 9 526 0331



Postal Address
National Resource Centre, PO Box 12 149,
Penrose, Auckland 1642

Physical Address
473 Great South Road, Penrose, Auckland


Phone: (09) 526 0333

Email: [email protected]


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