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Meet Dunedin’s new bishop

Dunedin’s new bishop has wasted no time connecting with his clergy. A month ago, every licenced clergyperson in the diocese received a hand-written letter from their bishop-elect.
• Tenth Bishop of Dunedin ordained

ChristChurch debate continues

The Christchurch diocesan synod has engaged in robust debate over the future of ChristChurch Cathedral in the Square through yesterday and this morning. The synod is scheduled to hold its first vote on the Cathedral just after midday today.

Christchurch synod opens

Bishop of Christchurch Victoria Matthews has challenged her diocese to keep the Gospel front and centre as they opened the synod that will decide the fate of the Cathedral in the Square.
• Bishop Victoria's full synod charge
• Anglicans will write history

Phil Clark, RIP

Phil Clark, the former National Director of the Church Army in New Zealand, was farewelled at St George's Papatoetoe yesterday.

A prayer for Christchurch

By mid-afternoon, Saturday, September 9, the Diocese of Christchurch synod will have chosen the fate of the Cathedral in the Square. Bishop Victoria has published a prayer seeking guidance for these deliberations.

Putting Kiwi children first in schools

The Equality Network is calling on politicians to commit to truly free schools where children have the same opportunities irrespective of their household incomes.

Christchurch releases third option

The Diocese of Christchurch has released details of a third option for the future of ChristChurch Cathedral in the Square for its synod to consider this September.
• The Press:Christchurch synod to consider gifting Cathedral
• Newshub: Third option on the table for ChristChurch Cathedral
• RNZ: Anglican church considers gifting Chch's cathedral to NZ

Cathedrals are called to trespass

Professor Martyn Percy has challenged New Zealand cathedrals to trespass into society for the gospel's sake as he delivered this year's Bishop Selwyn lecture in Auckland.


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Anglican Taonga Spring 2017