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Bible Society gives Good News for Xmas

The Bible Society of New Zealand is giving away thousands of their brand-new children's picture book nativity for Christmas 2017.

Forum reviews 3-Tikanga model

The Anglican Church adopted its three tikanga constitution in 1992. Time then, for “critical reflection on the radical step taken then.” That’s the premise of a three-day forum which began today at St John’s College.

Battling the housing crisis

Continuing our introductions to folk from the social justice groups... This week, we meet Pania Houkamau-Ngaheu – who knows how raw the needs of the homeless can be.

Advocating for prisoners & youth

Each week for the next few weeks, Taonga will introduce a member of one of the new social justice portfolio groups. This week, we meet Dr Lily George – who has stepped up for two of the groups.

Taonga magazine's Spring issue is out

Anglican Taonga magazine's Spring 2017 issue has gone to print and will be arriving in your church or letterbox soon.

Election 2017: A win for children?

The NZ Council of Christian Social Services has applauded the major parties' pledges to lift 100,000 children out of poverty - and will hold them to their promises.

Modern Māori Bible underway

The NZ Bible Society has committed to a long-term project of translating Te Paipera into modern Māori, aimed to connect with the next generation of Māori mother tongue speakers.

NZCCSS calls for fairer taxes

 The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services is calling on all political parties to opt for a fairer tax system in Aotearoa.

‘Do I have a choice?’

Archbishop Josiah Idowu-Fearon, the Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, has returned to London after his tour here. He spoke with Taonga before he left.


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