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Joseph (Harkiolakis) of Proikonnisos

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His Eminence '''Joseph (Harkiolakis) of Proikonnisos''' is the current [[metropolitan]] of Proikonnisos.
==Auxillary Bishopbishop==He was [[consecration of a bishop|consecrated ]] on the [[December 3|3rd of December]], 1989, and served the [[Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia]] as the [[auxiliary bishop]] (of Arianzos). His longest term was in Adelaide, guiding the Third Archdiocesan District of South Australia and the Northern Territory. After this, he was moved to Melbourne as the second auxiliary bishop, responsible for the Second Archdiocesan District of Victoria and Tasmania.
==Metropolitan of New Zealand==
He was elected as Metropolitan of New Zealand, and served between 2003-2005. In 2005, he resigned for health reasons <ref> Statement according to the Society of Hellenes Abroad </ref> and held his final liturgy on [[August 28]], 2005. <ref> [ According to a local priest]. </ref>
Metropolitan Joseph, after After his retirement from New Zealand, Metr. Joseph returned to Greece and lived in Piraeus as a retired hierarch. In 2008, he was elected to be the Metropolitan of Proikonnisos.
==External Linkslinks==
*[ Articles] written as Bishop Joseph of Arianzos in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia.
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