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The message Fijians can’t escape

“How can we say we are saved – if our women and children are not safe?” Night after night, Fijian church leaders are asking the country’s TV watchers and moviegoers that question.
• See it for yourself - the church leaders' video  

Maniava rebuild gets under way

When Cyclone Winston hit Maniava this February, 80 percent of its homes were destroyed. Now, at last, the rebuild has begun.

Training the young storm troopers

This year's TYE is underway in Suva - and the young people are learning to become agents in the battle against climate change, and troops against the storms, when they do strike.

Polynesia hosts climate consultation

This week the Diocese of Polynesia hosts a Suva-based worldwide Anglican consultation on climate justice.
• The Fiji Times reports

'An ordeal of the most grievous kind'

Over the next 48 hours, the Anglican Missions Board and Diocese of Polynesia will formulate the next stages of their response to the destruction wreaked by Cyclone Winston on Fiji and Tonga.
Donate here: AMB Cyclone Winston Emergency Appeal

CWS launches Fiji Cyclone Appeal

Christian World Service partners in Fiji are appealing for support to vulnerable communities badly affected by Cyclone Winston. 
• Donate to the CWS Fiji Cyclone Appeal 

Cyclone Winston batters Fiji Islands

The Vicar General of Polynesia is a veteran of tropical cyclones, but nothing prepared him for last Saturday.
• AMB Cyclone Winston Emergency Appeal 

'Dance on to heaven, Joe'

Archbishop Winston Halapua pays tribute to a fine and much-loved priest who died in Auckland on Monday.

++York plants for Pacific future

The Archbishop of York visits one of Tonga's smallest islands to plant mangrove seedlings.


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