Carlton Johnstone

Adjunct Lecturer

Family and New Zealand Society


Carlton teaches the block course Family and NZ Society 

Carlton is the minister at St John’s Presbyterian in Arrowtown where he is involved in new initiatives to engage families in exploring faith.

He is the author of Embedded Faith: The Faith Journeys of Young Adults within Faith Communities. This book is based on his PhD research through Auckland University.

Carlton was the national leader for Presbyterian Youth Ministries for five years and spent time as a youth pastor in a Baptist church prior to that. He enjoys the outdoor wonderland of the Wakatipu along with his wife Sarah, and adventurous kids, Max and Holly.