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New way forward? Report out now

The Archbishops have released the interim report of the Motion 29 Working Group - which is the group charged with finding mechanisms for the church to stay together.
•  The Archbishops' covering letter
•  The Motion 29 Working Group report - in full
•  Katene Eruera unpacks the recommendations
•  Reflections on helping shape the report

Jesus' less burdensome way

In this Sunday's gospel, Matthew shows how Jesus' law is not only simpler, but lighter than his contemporaries rule-laden tries at religion. 

Euthanasia bill needs to wait

The InterChurch Bioethics Council is asking Parliament to halt deliberations on MP David Seymour’s ‘End-of-Life-Choice’ Bill until after this year’s election.
Rising numbers of elder abuse cases are the tip of the iceberg

Risen, ascended, glorified!

Peter Carrell delves into Christ's glorious ascension: a joyous experience for his disciples who must now carry on Jesus' work in the world.

Taonga heads off the beaten track

The Eastertide issue of Anglican Taonga magazine heads off the beaten track to sites of holiness where our two newest bishops grounded their calls to leadership.

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.

Jesus promises an eternal advocate

In this week's gospel Jesus prepares his disciples to see him no more, but offers the promise of his Spirit – to remain with them forever.

Ngatiawa has a need...

Ngatiawa River Monastery began life in the 1960s, as a Presbyterian youth camp. Now, almost 60 years on from its first flush, it has a pressing need...


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