The Right Reverend Dr Helen-Ann Hartley

The Right Reverend Dr Helen-Ann Hartley is the Bishop of Waikato.  She was ordained priest in 2005 in the Diocese of Oxford, UK, and
served her curacy in a rural team of fifteen parishes.  In 2008, she was appointed Tutor in New Testament Studies at Ripon College Cuddesdon, and was involved in the training and formation of ordinands and teaching in the University of Oxford.

During this time, she was appointed to the steering group for theological education in the Anglican Communion. Bishop Helen-Ann has a commitment to education and discipleship training for all ages, with a special focus on schools and young adults.

 In early 2012, Bishop Helen-Ann was appointed Dean of Tikanga Pakeha at the College of St John the Evangelist in Auckland.

Bishop Helen-Ann became the 7th Bishop of Waikato on February 22nd, 2014.