Here is the church leaders' statement which argues for a compassionate response to 11 Indian students facing deportation from New Zealand.
A budget is a moral document as well as a fiscal one - and this budget has fallen short in three areas critical to the wellbeing of New Zealanders, says Archbishop Philip Richardson
The Rev Dr Anthony Dancer’s role as Social Justice Commissioner has come to an end.
If every person on the planet planted 40 trees it could slow climate change long enough to allow time to develop alternative technologies.
"TATARAKIHI: The Children of Parihaka," will have a repeat screening in Christchurch on August 27.
The World Council of Churches has released a statement which is sharply critical of Australian government treatment of Aboriginal Peoples.
Tragedy struck the Central Taranaki town of Eltham in November 2006. Out of that tragedy, real hope - in the shape of a youth centre called E-Town - has been born.
There is a huge need for community in the aftermath of Canterbury's earthquake, says Bishop Victoria Matthews in a letter to all parishes.
“How many times can Pakistanis get run over and get up again?” asks an aid expert.