Brian Tamaki's greatest hits - or misses

Destiny Church leader Brian Tamaki is no stranger to outrageous comments (Getty)
Destiny Church leader Brian Tamaki is no stranger to outrageous comments (Getty)

Today's outrageous comments from Brian Tamaki about homosexuals being responsible for the Kaikoura earthquakes are just the latest in long list of controversial claims from the Destiny Church leader.

Newshub has gathered together some his most famous quips for your reading mis-pleasure.

Tamaki unleashed on the left-leaning political party at a Destiny Church meeting in Nelson, as part of his 'Nation Under Siege' tour.

For those not familiar with what a pagan is, it was a term created by the early Christian Church to describe people who did not share its particular religious views, and was generally used in a derogatory sense.

Pagans are often described as being godless, free-spirited and over-sexed.

Speaking on John Banks's show on Radio Pacific, Tamaki stated gay and lesbian people were exterminated from pre-colonial Maori society.

Tamaki was on the radio show to attack the NZ AIDs Foundation's Maori HIV-prevention project.

When asked on the TV show Close Up if he was the tangible expression of God (eg: Jesus) Tamaki confirmed that he was.

It's even stated in an official Destiny Church document:

Brian Tamaki's greatest hits - or misses

Tamaki sent a controversial tweet from his personal account suggesting that he had brought money under his control in the same way Jesus was said to have controlled natural elements.

Brian Tamaki's greatest hits - or misses

Tamaki's tweet copped a mountain of its own abuse from offended Christians on social media.

Newshub.