The Catholic Institute


Nick Wilson

nick wilson

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

Contact: 06 354 1780 ext. 830  Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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 currently studying towards a PG Diploma in Education – (Guidance and Counselling) and is passionate about working in the pastoral area of church. 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!