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Kiwis respond to Melbourne threat

Anglican leaders touched base with their counterparts in Melbourne today, after police revealed a terrorist plot that had targeted several sites in Melbourne, including St Paul's Anglican Cathedral.
• Security services foil Christmas Day cathedral terror plot 

Cathedral announcement faces delay

The Church Property Trustees and Bishop of Christchurch have expressed sadness today, as a hoped-for announcement on the future of Christchurch Cathedral is delayed.

Cathedral open for Christmas

On Friday morning the Dean of Wellington Cathedral received great news: the cordon around the cathedral has been lifted in time for Christmas.

One quake zone, one church

Seddon vicar Dawn Daunauda asked Taonga to join her on a tour of earthquake-hit southern Marlborough, where Julanne Clarke-Morris found a land divided, but a community and its churches united.

Hailing treasures then and now

People piled into cathedrals in Nelson, Hamilton and Auckland yesterday, to give thanks for beginnings, an ending and a taonga returned.

Waiapu issues statement Re: Dean

The Diocese of Waiapu issued a statement related to the Dean of Waiapu today.

Kia kaha, kids. Stay strong.

When the earthquakes slammed Marlborough and North Canterbury, the Strandz team decided to send a little something for the kids. 

+Wellington ordains in Hope

With Wellington Cathedral closed due to a neighbouring quake-damaged building, the diocese had to scramble to relocate its November ordinations, with only 2 weeks to go.

For whom the bell tolls…

Wellington's cathedral has been evacuated and cordoned off – for fear that a quake-stricken neighbouring eight storey office building could collapse.


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