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Churches urge refugee sponsorship

NZ church leaders have offered the churches' expert policy support on religious and practical aspects of the Government's proposed refugee sponsorship pilot scheme. 

Better returns on Social Investment

The church leaders statement on social investment proposes a different way of identifying needs and offering support to at-risk families — before they reach crisis level.

Safe and Affordable Housing for All

Read the Church Leaders' full statement on housing issues in Aotearoa New Zealand here.

Churches voice concern for students

Here is the church leaders' statement which argues for a compassionate response to 11 Indian students facing deportation from New Zealand.

Budget is about more than numbers, says Archbishop

A budget is a moral document as well as a fiscal one - and this budget has fallen short in three areas critical to the wellbeing of New Zealanders, says Archbishop Philip Richardson

Social justice role completed

The Rev Dr Anthony Dancer’s role as Social Justice Commissioner has come to an end.

The effect of tree planting

If every person on the planet planted 40 trees it could slow climate change long enough to allow time to develop alternative technologies.

Children of Parihaka feature

"TATARAKIHI: The Children of Parihaka," will have a repeat screening in Christchurch on August 27.

WCC 'Living Letters' statement

The World Council of Churches has released a statement which is sharply critical of Australian  government treatment of Aboriginal Peoples.

The E-Town Breakfast Club

Bishop Victoria sees need for community

How much pain can Pakistanis take?

Bishops slam prison conditions

New album centres on justice

Towards a theology of 'enough'


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