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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.

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.

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”

Quality housing is a basic human right, say Archbishop Philip Richardson and Bishop Muru Walters – and they commend the St David’s Naenae community for their sit-in.

Cathedral negotiations:the backstory

Christchurch's Church Property Trust General Manager, Gavin Holley explains the history of negotiations over the future of ChristChurch Cathedral.

Te Runanga Whaiti objects

Here’s the full text of the Runanga Whaiti statement about the proposed new Child Youth and Family legislation.

Way Forward SWG - their January 2017 report

Here’s the report released after the Way Forward Small Working Group’s January meeting.

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