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Which future will we finance?

Archbishop Philip takes part in an Auckland meeting which suggests that the church is edging closer to the forefront of social change.

+Wellington hails oil exploration ban

The Bishop of Wellington has welcomed the Government's announcement that limits new fossil fuel exploration in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Taranaki Cathedral gets funding boost

The Government has announced a $5 million boost for the Taranaki Cathedral development and bicultural history project.

Anglicans urge wider inquiry scope

The church's top governing committee has urged the Government to expand the scope of the Royal Commission into abuse to include church-related bodies.
• Link to a PDF copy of the letter
• Churches push for inclusion in royal inquiry
• Sharing abuse stories without redress would seem hollow

Pihopa o Aotearoa date set

A date has been set for the installation of Bishop Don Tamihere as the next Pihopa o Aotearoa, or head of the Maori Anglican church.

Anglicans call for halt on fossil fuels

The Diocese of Wellington is joining with scientists and environmentalists to call for an end to new oil and gas exploration in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Wellington appoints new Dean

The Diocese of Wellington has announced Rev David Rowe will be the next Dean of Wellington.

Bishop Victoria Matthews resigns

After almost 10 years of leadership through the most tumultuous period in Christchurch history, Bishop Victoria Matthews has announced her resignation. She will step down as Bishop of Christchurch on May 1.
• RNZ: Christchurch's Anglican bishop steps down
• Bishop Victoria to leave Christchurch after 10 years in role


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