Dunedin-based commemorations’ historian George Davis explains why it is important for people who care about indigenous human rights to remember West Papua on its Morning Star Day – the first of December.
Here's the full text of the short speech made by Kelvin Clout, Tauranga's Deputy Mayor, after the Bishops had made their apology.
Here's the speech that the Bishop of Waiapu, Rt Rev Andrew Hedge gave at the presentation of the Apology to Nga Iwi o Tauranga Moana on Saturday 1 December 2018.
Here's the full text of the history backgrounder which Dr Allistair Reese gave to Saturday's hui...
The General Synod Standing Committee has today sent an open letter to Archbishop Glenn Davies in response to his proposal that this church should recognise "an alternative expression of Anglicanism in New Zealand." You can read the unedited text of that GSSC letter here.
Here's the full text of today's Government statement confirming that scope of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the historical abuse of children in agencies has been broadened.
In Easter 2007, after the coup which brought Commodore Frank Bainimarama to power, thereby restoring the possibility of a government that served all Fijians, Taonga magazine published a collection of stories which sought to give the perspective of Fiji Anglicans on their country's plight. One of these is reproduced below.
Dr Alistair Reese has prepared a summary of his report Te Papa: Naboth's Vineyard? Towards Reconciliation in Tauranga Moana. That 38 page document is attached as a PDF.
Here's the text of the apology to the Tauranga Moana hapu, Ngati Tapu and Ngai Tamarawaho, as formally adopted by the General Synod/Te Hinota Whanui in New Plymouth on May 10 this year.