Our Assembly Council acts in a governance role and is responsible for establishing policies and practices consistent with both the determinations of the annual Assembly of the churches (that happens at the November National Hui) and in between Assembly, for the wellbeing of the movement of faith communities and churches.

Its responsibility extends to ensuring that the national leadership and support office implement effective management procedures.

Assembly Council comprises the President, the Vice President, eight members elected by Assembly, the National Leader, Operations and Finance Director, and a representative from the Council of the New Zealand Baptist Missionary Society and up to three co-opted members.

Assembly Council updates

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July 18, 2024 | Rod Robson Channel: 2144749

Assembly Council Meeting June 2024

Time for more feedback on proposed changes to the Baptist Union Constitution | Continuing search for new property for key Baptist entities | Relationship with…

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May 24, 2024 | Rod Robson Channel: 2144749

Assembly Council Meeting April 2024

Significant reviews shaping how New Zealand Baptists associate together in the coming decades. Opportunities to participate in discussions.

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February 20, 2024 | Rod Robson Channel: 2144749

Assembly Council Meeting February 2024

Focusing on getting the right people in the right places to make strategic decisions for gospel renewal.

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December 14, 2023 | Rod Robson Channel: 2144749

Assembly Council Meeting December 2023

The Chair of Assembly Council brings you an update from the recent Assembly Council meeting with new members.

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July 6, 2023 | Catharina Siraa Channel: 2144749

Why do people want to be on our Assembly Council?

With nominations now open for our governing group (Assembly Council), we find out what is involved, and why some current members want to be part…

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December 9, 2022 | Kerry Brewerton Channel: 2144749

New appointment: Te Pouarataki mō te hikoi (Treaty guide)

It is with excitement that we announce the appointment of Luke Kaa-Morgan to the role of Te Pouarataki mō te hikoi—Treaty guide, commencing January 2023.…

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August 22, 2022 | Chris Chamberlain Channel: 2144749

Assembly Council update and call for nominations

Here is an update from our Assembly Council who act in a governance role and are responsible for the wellbeing of our movement of faith…

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May 3, 2022 | Chris Chamberlain Channel: 2144749

Assembly Council update

This is the May 2022 update from Assembly Council. These will become regular updates letting you know what we're up to, the things we are…

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February 6, 2021 | Chris Chamberlain and Charles Hewlett Channel: 2144749

“You will be my witnesses”

Charles Hewlett and Chris Chamberlain reflect on why, from a leadership and a governance perspective, we are re-examining the way we communicate as a movement.