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Election 2017: A win for children?

The NZ Council of Christian Social Services has applauded the major parties' pledges to lift 100,000 children out of poverty - and will hold them to their promises.

Modern Māori Bible underway

The NZ Bible Society has committed to a long-term project of translating Te Paipera into modern Māori, aimed to connect with the next generation of Māori mother tongue speakers.

NZCCSS calls for fairer taxes

 The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services is calling on all political parties to opt for a fairer tax system in Aotearoa.

‘Do I have a choice?’

Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, has returned to London after his tour here. He spoke with Taonga before he left.

Temperature check for 3T church

Church leaders stop to mark the contribution of Michael Tamihere as Tikanga Toru Youth Commissioner. In so doing, they took the temperature of the three tikanga church.

Reset for social justice

Move quickly, speak accurately, spread the net of spokespeople – and aim to set the agenda, not follow it. That’s the church’s new formula for social justice work.

Celebrating Mary Sumner's legacy

August 9 is the day the church commemorates the woman who founded the Mothers’ Union. It was the perfect day, therefore, to commission new leaders for this province.

Uniting to end inequality

The Equality Network (EN) today released an election statement announcing key measures to improve the wellbeing of all New Zealanders. 
• Who can afford to buy fruit on a benefit?

Blessed, broken and multiplied

Peter Carrell rejects any notion of miraculously shared lunches when Jesus feeds the multitude with loaves and fishes.


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