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Tip of the iceberg

Wellington Anglicans are being given the opportunity to investigate the ways in which trafficking and exploitation are infiltrating Kiwi life. And to learn how those hidden scourges are best headed off.

Ramadan hosting defies stereotypes

Auckland Cathedral has reached out to the city's Shia Muslim communities to offer hospitality during Ramadan.

Dunedin elects new bishop

He will come from London to be the next Bishop of Dunedin - but Steven Benford is no stranger to the city.
• Video: Archbishop Philip meets Bishop-elect Steven and Lorraine

Bishop Eleanor Sanderson ordained

Wellington Anglicans gathered last evening to celebrate the ordination of the Rt Rev Dr Eleanor Sanderson as Assistant Bishop of Wellington, the first woman bishop for the diocese.
• Pastor Amy Page-Whiting' s sermon

Let's put people before buildings

Bishop Victoria Matthews has challenged Canterbury to put people before buildings, as they consider how best to use public money on the region's earthquake recovery.
• Christchurch church leaders rally for Bishop Victoria

Taranaki project gathers pace

Strengthening and 'future-proofing' the iconic Taranaki Cathedral will cost $15 million - and the campaign to secure that money has now got serious.

Auckland appoints new dean

Bishop Ross Bay has announced that the Rev Anne Mills is to become the next Dean of Auckland.

Are Kiwis losing their birthright?

Catholic Cardinal John Dew and Archbishop Philip Richardson have today suggested Kiwis now risk losing their once-achievable dream of owning their own homes.
• The church leaders’ full statement 
• Forever home - the Herald story
Research makes the case for affordable housing
• New research from The Housing Foundation


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