Welcome to
Darryl Ward's website

Ko Taranaki toku maunga.

Kiaora koutou.
Ko Ngati Pakeha toku iwi.
Ko Taranaki toku maunga. Ko Waiwhakaiho toku awa.
He maha nga waka no tawahi.
Ko wharenui me te whare tapu o Hato Mere te marae.
Ko Darryl Ward toku ingoa.
Koia nei ko wai ahau.

Greetings everyone.
My people are Ngati Pakeha.
My mountain is Taranaki. My body was formed from minerals that washed down from its slopes. I am part of the mountain, and the mountain is part of me.
My river is Waiwhakaiho. Whenever I cross its waters, I know I am home.
I am of many canoes from overseas. My ancestors came from many lands.
The Taranaki Cathedral of St. Mary is my marae.
This is where I was baptised and became a member of the Church.
This is my spiritual home.
My name is Darryl Ward.
This is who I am.

All content on this site is copyright (c) Darryl Ward 2008 - 2018.
This site was last updated on Tuesday 20 November 2018.





About & contact

Preaching dates

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Other writing

Some favourite links


The day the balloon burst
A sermon about why God allows suffering.
Sunday 14 October 2018

Do not let your hearts be troubled or afraid
A sermon for those who have loved ones nearing the end of life's journey
Sunday 4 March 2018