The Vicar of the Anglican Parish of Kohimarama, Stephen is a Graduate of the Bible College of New Zealand, University of Canterbury, and St Johns Theological College (Melbourne College of Divinity, Australia).

Stephen has personal business experience and has had experience on a number of boards and trusts, both in New Zealand and internationally.

In his spare time he enjoys boating and fishing, surfing, running, and fitness. Stephen enjoys playing the Piano and is a keen follower of the Arts.

He is married to Jo and has two children.


Parish Secretary: Marjon Gerson de-Wolf
Children’s & Youth Coordinator:  Marjon Gerson de-Wolf
Peoples’ Warden: Liz Smith
Vicar’s Warden: David Wolfenden
Synods Reps: Liz Smith & Marjon Gerson de-Wolf
Vestry Members:
Jill Benton
Ann Bone
Peter Cotton
Antony Dayal
Roz Edwards
Marjon Gerson de-Wolf
Douglas Jiang
Liz Smith
David Wolfenden
Parish Treasurer: Jill Benton
Parish Recorder: Warwick Langley
Worship Committee:
Rev’d Stephen Baxter
Liz Smith
Marjon Gerson de-Wolf
Pastoral Care Committee
Rev’d Stephen Baxter
Jennifer Copeland
Elizabeth Jollands
Course in Miracles Group: Rev’d Stephen Baxter
Meditation Group: Camilla Needham
Mothers Union: Susan Bowkett
Pre-School Music: Jill Benton
Selwyn Centre: Judith Rotherham
Spirituality Group: Rev’d Stephen Baxter
Sunday School: Marjon Gerson de Wolf
St. Andrew’s Kids’ Club:
Kids’ Club Managers: Chloe Wang & Karen Spence
Rev’d Stephen Baxter
Annabelle Needham
David Wolfenden
Kohi Parish Investment Trustees:
Rev’d Stephen Baxter
Jill Benton (Treasurer)