Basil Meeking

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John Basil Meeking (19 November 1929 – 11 June 2020) was a New Zealand bishop. He was the 7th bishop of Christchurch, New Zealand from 1987 to 1995. Meeking was born in Ashburton, New Zealand.

He was made Bishop of Christchurch by Pope John Paul II on 30 March 1987 and resigned on 15 December 1995.[1]

Meeking died in Christchurch on 11 June 2020, aged 90.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Catholic Diocese of Christchurch, Bishop Basil Meeking, Bishop Emeritus of Christchurch (retrieved 28 January 2011)
  2. "Former Christchurch Catholic bishop Basil Meeking dies". Stuff.co.nz. 11 June 2020. Retrieved 11 June 2020.