“Carey has made me fall in love with Jesus even more”

Do you want to start a journey that will radically transform your head, and heart, and hands?


Vibrant & Caring Community

We believe learning is best done in community.

Come and join an extraordinary community that are warm, creative, and deeply committed to the ways of Jesus.


Pastoral & Youth Leadership Training

Is God calling you to be a leader? Come and join our transformational programme and be prepared for a lifetime of fruitful ministry.

Start the conversation about 2020 now!


Mission Training

Forming and preparing followers of Jesus to be better equipped to participate in God’s mission in the world today.

Does this excite you?

Welcome to Carey

Nau Mai, Haere Mai! Welcome to Carey!

Here, you will study the Scriptures and theology, you will reflect on the practices of Christian ministry and you will learn about culture and the world in which we live and serve.

Study Pathways

At Carey we have a distinctive and innovative approach to theological education.

The goal is not information, but integration – and heart transformation – to participate in God’s specific mission which He is calling you to.

Find out more about our Applied Theology programmes.

Carey Graduate School

The Carey Graduate School exists to serve the Church. The School equips, forms, and develops Christian leaders for faithful service in Christian mission work and ministry in the world today.

Pastoral & Youth Leadership Training

At Carey, we are committed to providing Pastoral Leadership training of the highest quality.

If you are serious about God’s call into ministry be prepared to be challenged, transformed and equipped.

Mission Research and Training

Carey’s mission training provides intentional preparation and formation for anyone called to be involved in mission in cross-cultural and intercultural contexts, whether that be here in Aotearoa New Zealand or overseas.


Navigate the gap between school and your future, take a year and find out what God has in store for your life with our Intermission Gap-Year programme.

Study at Carey!

Four students share their journey of study at Carey.

If you have a love for learning, are passionate about ministry or just want your theology to be shaped so you are equipped to do what you want to do amongst a community of like-minded people then that’s what Carey is about!

Scholarships are available for study in 2020. Click here to find out more

Lifelong Learning


The Carey Centre for Lifelong Learning exists to support and resource the on-going professional development of both leaders and practitioners of ministry and mission. We aim to help sustain church and mission leaders with depth for longevity.

COVID-19 Coronavirus 

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Support Carey

Find out how you can make a financial donation to support Carey in continuing to serve the church by providing leaders for ministry and mission

Events & Block Courses coming up

Open Day in October

Come on a journey of discernment.

Join the Carey Community for a relaxed and informative day – or connect via the online resources

6th October

8am – 3pm

Interpreting Isaiah: In the New Testament and for Mission and Ministry Today

In complex and turbulent times God’s people have always turned to the scriptures for help in making sense of what God is doing in human history (God’s mission) and what is expected of those faithful to God (the mission of God’s people).

20 – 22 April & 7 – 9 September 2020

Taught by Jonathan Robinson and Emma Stokes

Inner Healing

Who hasn’t been hurt by others? Who hasn’t struggled to process their own wounds? Have you ever wondered how people’s inner lives affect their relationships and ministries?

This course directly addresses these and numerous other key questions and issues. It offers a theological and psychological study of the theory, practice, and implications of Christian inner healing. 

28 April – 1 May & 31 August – 4 September

Taught by Dr Phil Halstead

Alumni Stories

Aline Rohr

Bachelor of Applied Theology Student

Over the past eighteen months, I’ve found Carey to be a truly unique place. It is a community where you are welcomed as you are and are embraced no matter where you are at in your faith journey.

It provides the opportunity to really dig deep into the bible and Christianity in a way that can often be difficult in churches today. While being taught and supported by enthusiastic and caring lecturers, you get to walk alongside other students who are equally asking and wrestling with the ‘big’ questions as they seek out what God has in store for them.

With its strong focus on living life as Christ’s followers, theology applied is inherent to the learning and knowledge one can gain at Carey.