Position: TCI Site Co-ordinator, Diocese of Palmerston North
Location: Te Rau Aroha - The Diocesan Centre, 33 Amesbury Street, Palmerston North
Qualifications: B.Ed (Victoria); Dip Religious Studies-RE; PGDipEd-Guidance and Counselling (Massey)
Nick hails from Nelson, and trained as a primary school teacher in Wellington. After 3 years teaching overseas in Japan he returned to working in Catholic boarding school and teaching RE at Garin College.
In order to marry Lorraine, he moved to Wellington and worked in the boarding and day schools at St. Patrick’s College, Silverstream. He worked with the Society of Mary on the JC Colin Youth Project and then took a job teaching RE at St. Bernard’s College.
Nick joined the Palmerston North Diocesan Education Team in 2014 and has been enjoying working across the diocese. He is passionate about working in the pastoral area of church. Nick is working towards the Graduate Certificae in Leadership and Catholic Culture, the exciting new venture between TCI and the Australian Catholic University (ACU).
Nick is diocesan liaison for the Catholic Enquiry Centre and is involved in Passionist Family Groups. He is also working as the Manawatu Tertiary and Young Adult Chaplain and loves bringing people together to encounter with Christ!