Paid Staff

Paul Edlin, Regional Mission Leader (RML)

Paul’s role is part time providing leadership to the region for pastors and churches. Amongst other things, Paul heads up pastoral care of our pastors and the monthly pastor cluster meeting. 

Paul is also the Senior Pastor of North Porirua Baptist Church

M: 027 692 1440

Andrew Whitehead, Central Easter Camp Director

Andrew's role is also part time working with youth pastors and key youth leaders in our region, both within the NZ Baptist movement and beyond. Andrew coordinates the running of the Central Easter Camp held every Easter weekend at Manfeild Park in Feilding.  Originally a Baptist initiative, Central Easter Camp now provides the opportunity for young people from multiple denominations and other groups to come together to grow in relationship with Jesus and with each other.

M: 021 668009



Cecily Archer

Cecily is employed part time by the Association providing admin support. 


Volunteer Association Executive Members

Brian Smellie (Chairman)

Member of Epuni Baptist Church Oversight Team

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Nigel Scott

Senior Pastor Waikanae Baptist Church