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Priests who have served the Greek Orthodox Community of Wgton

Chrisostomou Vogiatzoglou   1945-1947
Elias Economou             1949-1960
Dimitrios Peseridis  Mar 1960-Feb 1964
Vasilios Christofis   Mar 1964-Aug 1965
Theodoros Kentrides   Sept 1965- March 1967
Damianos Karanavatzis  Mar 1967 - May 1967
Apostolos Apostollelis   May 1967 - May 1976
Nicolaos Tomaras       Feb 1977 - Dec 1977
Polikarpos Neonakis    Jun 1980 - May 1991
Konstantinos Theofilopoulos Nov 1991 - July 1997
George Serras             Aug 1997 - Oct 2010
Christodoulos Papadeas  Oct 2010 - June 2011
Konstantinos Sidiropoulos July 2011 - Apr 2012
Demetrios Kotrotsos      March 2012 - July 2015                                                                                                      Amfilochios Vasiltsotelis Aug 2015 - 

 

 

 

 


    
    

Past  Metropolitans of the  Holy(Greek)Orthodox

Archdiocese of New Zealand.

Archbishops:            
    Dionysios Psiachas        1970- 2003
    Joseph Harkiolakis        Sept 2003- Sept 2005
    Amfilochios Tsoukos        Oct 2005 -

 

 

Photo 1 ( right )

Inside view -Original Wellington Greek Church 1947-1970

Photo 2 ( right )

Original Church erected 1947.

Was originally a (Prefabricated) US Army Medical Barracks purchased from NZ Govt.

Was transported from Trentham to Hania St (then called Lloyd St.) after WW2.


Photo 3 ( right )

Present Church (Cathedral) erected in 1970 on original site.

Cathedral of the Annunciation
3 Hania Street
Mt Victoria
Wellington 6011
Church Phone: (04) 939-1237(04) 939-1237