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ACC strengthens global mission

A three-Tikanga team brought climate change and youth representation to the fore at this month’s Anglican Consultative Council meeting in Hong Kong.

Building strategies for peace

The Anglican Pacifist Fellowship of Aotearoa New Zealand is aiming to resource Anglicans working for peace through their 2019 conference in Christchurch this June. 

Legalise cannabis? – it’s complicated

The InterChurch Bioethics Council has released an extensive study guide that delves into the benefits and harms of cannabis use in New Zealand.

Armed Forces get bespoke Bibles

New Zealand Armed Forces personnel swearing in on the Bible will now get the chance to keep a bespoke edition gifted by Bible Society New Zealand.

Telling our Prayer Book's story

Janet Crawford delves into Geoff Haworth's history of A New Zealand Prayer Book - He Karakia Mihinare o Aotearoa.

Solidarity with Muslim NZers

Two Auckland clergy who visited Christchurch with a Muslim NGO last week are joining the Council for Ecumenism's call to host our Muslim neighbours this Ramadan.
• An extra special Ramadan for Christchurch Muslims

Changing welfare to restore mana

The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) is backing an expert report that recommends wide changes to the Aotearoa New Zealand welfare system.
• New Zealand's world-first 'well-being' budget

ACC backs Safe Church guidelines

The Anglican Consultative Council has approved Safe Church guidelines to help Anglican churches worldwide put policies and procedures in place that protect children and vulnerable adults from harm.

First Māori woman elected bishop

The Archbishops of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have announced that Archdeacon Waitohiariki Quayle will become Bishop of Upoko o Te Ika, making her the first Māori woman in history to be elected bishop.
• RNZ: Waitohiariki Quayle is the world's first Māori woman bishop
• TVNZ: World's first Māori woman bishop elected
• Māori development minister Nanaia Mahuta congratulates Bishop-elect Wai
• Grassroots service earns bishop's mitre


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018