anglicantaonga

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

Called to the light that unites

This Sunday's readings centre on the light of salvation, and calls all Christians together into one Lord, with one message of love.

Rest in peace, and rise in glory

At the end of a six-day long tangi, Archbishop Brown Turei is laid to rest in an urupa overlooking Whangaparaoa Bay.  

The King’s family comes calling

Leaders of the modern Maori world - political, tribal and hahi - made their way to Kauaetangohia Marae yesterday to pay their respects to Archbishop Brown.
• Watch: Video tributes on the archbishops' Facebook page 
• Final prayers for Archbishop Brown Turei

His resting place, reached

After a day's journey up the East Coast's winding highway, the cortege accompanying the late Archbishop Brown Turei has reached its destination.
• Archbishops call for prayers of thanksgiving
• Archbishop of Canterbury sends condolences
• Archbishop Brown Turei's funeral tomorrow

The Archbishop’s final hikoi

The cortege bearing Archbishop Brown Turei today left Gisborne, en route to his final resting place.

Archbishop Brown Turei dies at 92

Archbishop Brown Turei, who was the leader of Te Pihopatanga o Aotearoa, and one of the three leaders of the Anglican Church in these islands, has died.
Gisborne Herald: Archbisop Brown Turei 'a wise and gentle man'

Oji-Cree translators take on the Bible

The indigenous peoples of Northern Ontario have taken on a massive task: translating the Bible into the Oji-Cree language.

2017: year for reconciliation

The Archbishop of Canterbury has called for reconciliation in 2017, after a year shaped by damaging political climates and the refugee crisis.

From the ends of the earth

Rosemary Dewerse unpacks the story of the sages who come to pay homage Jesus: the king whose power of love transcends all human boundaries.