ko te manaaki i ngā kaihākinakina | caring for New Zealand's sports community

If you need a Sports Chaplain urgently for help with a crisis, then please contact Phil 022 607 5878, or Rebecca 022 043 3463.

Contact us – Local Contacts

You can contact us through your local contact person. He can advise you of chaplains, training, events, as well as vacancies in your area. Otherwise, please use the form below.

North Island

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Enroy Talamahina

Enroy is chaplain at Kelston Boys’ High School, NZ Warriors, and also the Auckland West Police. He played cricket as well as rugby at school. When he gets the time, he enjoys golf and fishing.
West Auckland
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Cliff Thompson

Cliff is chaplain to Franklin Bulls NBL team. He is senior pastor of Render Gathering, and our Auckland South Regional Leader.
South/East Auckland

Murray Hunt

Murray has extensive experience as a rugby referee. He is currently Sports Chaplain at St Peter’s College Cambridge, and is our Waikato Regional Coordinator.
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Jo Reha

According to Jo, she does not have ‘a competitive bone in [her] body’. However, she loves watching sport and being part of the sports community. She is passionate about mentoring, especially with youth and young adults. Jo lives in Te Puke.
Bay of Plenty
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Willie Bryant

Willie has been in basketball for over 45 years, as a player, coach, referee and also a referee trainer. Since 2014 he has been a life member of the Palmerston North Basketball Association. He also received a long service award from Basketball NZ in 2018. Willie is chaplain for Basketball Manawatū, the Manawatū Giants, as well as St Peter’s College First XI football.
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Paul Martell

Paul also works with Ignite Sport. He loves cricket and rugby, although we are told he was an appalling cricketer!

South Island

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Shane Auld

Shane played and coached rugby in NZ as well as the UK. Presently, he is chaplain to the Southland Sharks.

If your area is not covered by one of the contacts above, then please use this form. Someone will be in touch shortly. We love to hear from new people!

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    PO Box 13921, Onehunga

    Auckland, 1643

    New Zealand