Most Reverend Robin Leamy SM


Most Reverend
Robin Leamy SM

Emeritus Bishop of Rarotonga

Phone: (09) 360 7317


PO Box 47276
Auckland 1144




  • Born in Wellington
  • Educated by Brigidine Sisters and later by Marist Fathers at St Patrick's College, Silverstream.
  • Holds a Masters' degree in history and classics at Canterbury University
  • Studied for priesthood at the Marist seminary at Greenmeadows. Ordained in 1958
  • After sixteen years in Samoa was elected Provincial of the Society of Mary for the Pacific region, based in Fiji
  • Appointed Bishop of the Cooks and Niue in 1983
  • Returned to New Zealand in 1997
  • Assistant Bishop and Vicar General in the Diocese of Auckland
  • Conference Deputy for: Caritas Aotearoa, Canon Law Commission, Mahitahi Catholic Overseas Volunteers, Commission for Mission, Mixed Commission