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Bishop Don Tamihere ordained

Hundreds brave torrential rain and dicey East Coast roads to witness the ordination and installation of Don Tamihere, the new Pihopa o Te Tairawhiti.

Don't go beyond whanau, says Whaiti

Te Runanga Whaiti of the Anglican Church is protesting changes to child welfare law which could marginalise whanau and hapu in the care of at-risk tamariki. 
• Read the statement

Operation SOS

Decade of Mission? We’re on to it – that’s the message which came loud (and very loud it was, too) and clear out of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Auckland today...

Bishop Richard, installed

Bishop Richard Wallace was today installed as the second Bishop of Te Wai Pounamu, as the heavens declared their blessing.
• New Maori bishop for the South Island  

Bishop Richard Wallace ordained

The Venerable Richard Wallace is ordained at Onuku Marae, a scene of pivotal Kāi Tahu events, and personal events. 
• Stepping out of the boat - Saturday's sermon

Rest in peace, and rise in glory

At the end of a six-day long tangi, Archbishop Brown Turei is laid to rest in an urupa overlooking Whangaparaoa Bay.  

The King’s family comes calling

Leaders of the modern Maori world - political, tribal and hahi - made their way to Kauaetangohia Marae yesterday to pay their respects to Archbishop Brown.
• Watch: Video tributes on the archbishops' Facebook page 
• Final prayers for Archbishop Brown Turei

His resting place, reached

After a day's journey up the East Coast's winding highway, the cortege accompanying the late Archbishop Brown Turei has reached its destination.
• Archbishops call for prayers of thanksgiving
• Archbishop of Canterbury sends condolences
• Archbishop Brown Turei's funeral tomorrow

The Archbishop’s final hikoi

The cortege bearing Archbishop Brown Turei today left Gisborne, en route to his final resting place.


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