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Telling the stories of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, NZ and Polynesia

Confirmation stays under review

A proposal to remove and replace the rite of confirmation has sparked a new debate on Christian initiation in this church.

Setting limits, responding to faith

This week Jesus heals the outsider in response to faith and Paul sets limits on the Christian community.

Women leaders rise to call

A quick review of gender representation on provincial committees and boards has prompted more women to take up leadership in this church.

Methodist ministry dialogue to continue

Recommendations from this church's Anglican - Methodist dialogue will now wait until General Synod/Te Hīnota Whānui in 2018.

Social justice canon suspended

This church will be offered a new structure for three-Tikanga social justice advocacy in two years' time.

New lease of life for Hukarere

An iconic Hawke's Bay Māori Anglican school becomes the site of a resurrection.
• Hawke's Bay Today reports

Maori-Pakeha relations get a boost

A new group has been set up to keep this church focused on bicultural mission partnerships across Aotearoa New Zealand.

Births, deaths, marriages move sites

Kiwis can now register information on births, deaths and marriages through a new website on govt.nz.

Same-sex blessings on hold

General Synod tables 'A Way Forward'  on same-sex blessings until the next meeting of synod in 2018.