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Prayer Leader for Tangata Whenua/Issues facing Auckland/City Governance

Ross Bay was ordained the 11th Bishop of Auckland in 2010. Bishop Ross was born in Auckland and grew up in Papatoetoe.  He has previously served in several Auckland parishes, including St Mark’s Church in Remuera and as Dean of Holy Trinity Cathedral prior to becoming Bishop.  He was ordained in 1989, having begun his working life with the Bank of New Zealand before undertaking his theological education.

Outside the church, Bishop Ross enjoys squash and tramping in the mountains with his wife Jacquie. He is a volunteer officer in the Auckland Operational Support Unit of the NZ Fire Service.