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Jesus is God's language of love

Here in his Christmas sermon, Archbishop Of Canterbury Justin Welby unpacks the power and passion of God's transforming language of love – revealed to us in a poor, vulnerable baby. 

City Missions face surge in need

Around Aotearoa families on the edge are entering crisis mode as Christmas approaches, with Auckland and Christchurch City Missions already reporting record demand for emergency food parcels.

You better send your uncle home!

In May this year, Colenso Eramiha and his cousin May Lloyd shot off to Crete. In a month's time, Colenso will be heading back there again. Here's a story about what he found last time – and what he hopes to find this trip.

Bishops speak out on West Papua

The leaders of the Anglican Church in this country, and in Polynesia, have spoken out in protest at the Indonesian state's abuse of the West Papuan people and their environment.

New cope honours women leaders

This week a new cope was installed at Wellington's Cathedral of St Paul in honour of women leaders in the Anglican Church.

Bishops atone for Tauranga land loss

Saturday saw a first in the setting right of the dispossession of te iwi Maori. Hundreds turned out in Tauranga to witness an apology, not by the Crown, but by this church for the 1866 actions of one of its mission agencies.
• Bishop Andrew Hedge's sorrow
• Dr Alistair Reese explains the history
• Tauranga's Deputy Mayor gives his view
• One News report on the apology
• MTS: Te Kaea's report
• The formal apology
• The previous story

New book guides Advent journey

A New Zealand Anglican writer has published a new set of reflections to help readers along their spiritual journey through Advent.

Bible Society releases audio Bible

Bible Society New Zealand has released a new audio Bible read in a Kiwi accent.

Wellington celebrates as 18 ordained

The Diocese of Wellington has celebrated 18 clergy who were recently ordained in a packed festival service at Wellington's Cathedral of St Paul.


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018