The redeem christian church of God RCCG overseer pastor Adeboye is known for his controversial views on homosexuality, he has arrived to preach in Auckland.
Petitions have been launched in various countries to keep Enoch Adeboye out, following comments he made linking gay marriage with the end of the human race.
He arrived here in style on a private jet, which he says is part of his job.
"Being a general overseer is a very heavy responsibility," he says. "You have to think of what is the most efficient way you can do this job."
As the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, he visits millions of followers in 174 countries.
A petition tried to stop Mr Adeboye from going to Australia, and there are concerns about his presence here.