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Synod is the right body to decide

In a letter to Joanna Norris, Editor of The Press, Archbishop Philip Richardson has backed Bishop Victoria Matthews and the Diocese of Christchurch on their move to place the cathedral's future before diocesan synod.

Churches urge refugee sponsorship

NZ church leaders have offered the churches' expert policy support on religious and practical aspects of the Government's proposed refugee sponsorship pilot scheme. 

Better returns on Social Investment

The church leaders statement on social investment proposes a different way of identifying needs and offering support to at-risk families — before they reach crisis level.

Safe and Affordable Housing for All

Read the Church Leaders' full statement on housing issues in Aotearoa New Zealand here.

77% submit against euthanasia

A New Zealand anti-euthanasia coalition says most New Zealanders who submitted to the Health Select Committee on end of life issues do not support legalising euthanasia.

Lenten signposts show the way

When Pauatahanui opted for a spiritual shakeup this Lent, we decided to let our local community in on the adventure.

Historic bishops’ gathering

Here's the full, unedited communique from the first gathering of Australasia's Anglican female bishops - who met in Gippsland, Victoria from April 25 to April 28.

The case for affordable housing

New research released today by The Housing Foundation presents a clear and compelling case for investment in affordable housing.

Let’s speak up about this crisis…

The leaders of the two largest Christian denominations in this country have spoken out in support of new research which proves the social and economic benefits of home ownership.

“A fantastic, important initiative”

Cathedral negotiations:the backstory

Bringing dry bones to life

Seeing with God's eyes

Come and see this man!

Faith that knows no bounds


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