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'''Metropolitan Amphilochios (Tsoukos) of New Zealand''' is the ruling [[bishop]] of the [[Greek Orthodox Metropolis of New Zealand]] under the [[Church of Constantinople|Ecumenical Patriarchate]].
*1938 - Adamantios Tsoukos born in Lardo, Rhodes (in the Dodecanese Islands), and attended the Patmiada Church School.
*1959 - Entered [[Theological School of Halki]].
*1962 [[December 8]] - [[Tonsure]]d a [[Monk]].
:*[[December 9]] - Ordained [[Deacon]] by [[Metropolitan]] Maximos of Stavroupoleos.
*1963 - Finished Theological School.  Final paper entitled "Dogmatic Teacher of Koraniou".
:*[[July 9]] - [[Ordination|Ordained]] [[Priest]] by Metropolitan Maximos of Stavroupoleos.
*1964 - Served Holy [[Monastery]] of the Annunciation, Patmos (near Elder [[Amphilochios (Makris)]] of the Dodecanese Islands).
*1969 - Appointed teacher in Patmiada Church School.
*1972 - Went to Kenya, Tanzania and Zaire as [[missionary]].  Given title of [[Archimandrite]] by Patriarch Nicholas of Alexandria in the Church of the Annunciation in Louboubasi.
*1978 - Returned to Patmiada.
*1989 - Invited to Rhodes by Metropolitan Apostolos of Rhodes as preacher.
*1990 - Elected Abbot of Holy Monastery of Tharri.
*2005 [[June 15]] - Elected Bishop by Holy Synod of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.
*2005 [[July 9]] - Consecrated Bishop by Metropolitan Kirillo of Rhodes in the Annunciation Cathedral, Rhodes.
*2005 [[October 13]] - Elected Metropolitan of New Zealand.
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title=Abbot of Monastery of Tharri, Rhodes|
before=[[Joseph (Harkiolakis) of New Zealand|Joseph (Harkiolakis)]]|
title=Metropolitan of New Zealand|
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==External link==
*[http://www.imnz.org.nz/biography.php Official biography] from the Metropolis of New Zealand website.
[[Category:Theological School of Halki Graduates]]

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