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To report a complaint of abuse by a member of the clergy or of a religious order, please contact:

National Office of Professional Standards

Virginia Noonan – National Director

Email: prof.standards@nzcbc.org.nz

OR

Sister Jane O’Carroll – Pastoral Assistant to the Bishop

Phone: 09 360 3003

Email: janeo@cda.org.nz

To read more information please click on this link.

You can be assured of confidentiality whatever way you make contact.

Diocesan News


Pastoral Letter from the Bishop of Auckland on the New Zealand Housing Crisis
16-09-2018 | Lyndsay Freer

Bishop Pat Dunn has written a Pastoral Letter on the New Zealand housing crisis to be available at all Masses in the Auckland Diocese on Sunday 16th September 2018 (the 24th Sunday in Ordinary Time). Pastoral Letter on the NZ Housing Crisis Pastoral Letter from the Bishop of Auckland on the New Zealand Housing Crisis […]


New Zealand’s bishops express solidarity with Pope Francis
09-09-2018 | Lyndsay Freer

7 September 2018 Kiwi Bishops express solidarity with Pope Francis Today, the New Zealand Catholic Bishops wrote to Pope Francis to encourage and support the Holy Father. President of the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference, Bishop Patrick Dunn wrote: “Our priests and our people, and we ourselves, appreciate greatly all that you are doing to […]


Cancellation of the Integration Agreement for Hato Petera College
31-08-2018 | Lyndsay Freer

Media statement from Catholic Diocese of Auckland   31 August 2018 Bishop Patrick Dunn, the Catholic Bishop of Auckland and the Proprietor of Hato Petera College in Northcote, believes that the Cancellation of the College’s Integration Agreement, as announced by the Minister of Education, is in the best interests of students. The Minister and the Bishop […]


Statement from Bishop Patrick Dunn, President of the New Zealand Catholic Bishops Conference on Letter from Pope Francis on the atrocities and pain of sexual abuse
23-08-2018 | Lyndsay Freer

  The New Zealand Catholic Bishops welcome the Letter this week to the People of God from Pope Francis asking forgiveness for the sexual abuse of minors and vulnerable adults perpetrated by clergy and consecrated persons. As Pope Francis notes, these heinous crimes inflict deep wounds on the victims themselves and on their family members, […]



Statement from Prior Provincial of the Dominican Fathers of Australia and New Zealand
03-08-2018 | Lyndsay Freer

Following is the statement from Fr Anthony Walsh O.P. Prior Provincial of the Dominican Fathers in Australia and New Zealand following media publicity about child sexual abuse by the late Michael Shirres. “The Dominican Friars, and myself as Provincial, express our deep sorrow and heartfelt apology to those who have suffered, and continue to suffer, […]

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