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Touching heaven’s heels in Tonga

Tongan Anglicans turned out in force in Nuku’alofa on Sunday to support the ordination of the kingdom’s first as-of-right bishop.
• Tongan Anglican Church 'A bird that has begun to fly' ACNS reports

Two new bishops for Polynesia

The Archbishops have this morning announced the election of two new bishops for the Diocese of Polynesia.
WATCH: Polynesia's Bishops-elect talk with Archbishop Philip 

Building back better in Maniava

When Cyclone Winston struck Fiji, it wrecked 34 of the 38 homes in the remote hillside community of Maniava. But 14 months on, that community is being transformed.

Tonga training for young leaders

Sixteen young Anglican leaders from around the Province are gathering in Tonga tomorrow to equip them to help their communities adapt to climate change.

Bishop in Tonga soon to be elected

The Diocese of Polynesia is reshaping itself for the future. It will soon have a Bishop in Tonga – and next May it will elect Archbishop Winston’s successor as diocesan bishop.
• Two Diocese of Polynesia bishops to retire
• Kiwi bishops promote discipleship in Fiji

The message Fijians can’t escape

“How can we say we are saved – if our women and children are not safe?” Night after night, Fijian church leaders are asking the country’s TV watchers and moviegoers that question.
• See it for yourself - the church leaders' video 

Maniava rebuild gets under way

When Cyclone Winston hit Maniava this February, 80 percent of its homes were destroyed. Now, at last, the rebuild has begun.

Training the young troopers

This year's TYE is underway in Suva - and the young people are learning to become agents in the battle against climate change, and troops against the storms, when they do strike.

Polynesia hosts climate consultation

This week the Diocese of Polynesia hosts a Suva-based worldwide Anglican consultation on climate justice.
• The Fiji Times reports


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Anglican Taonga Spring 2017