Telling the stories of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, NZ and Polynesia

Blessing Hukarere after the flood

The Bishop of Waiapu reports from last week's visit to bless the Hukarere Māori Girls' College site.

The Plough, the Chalice, the Sword

Bill Bennett reviews the new Williams' family history by Hugh McBain.

OBE: A word of thanks

Rev Dr Paul Oestreicher offers words of thanks as he receives the honour of OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) for his lifetime of work advocating for peace, human rights and reconciliation.

In praise of common prayer

Rev Clare Barrie reflects on what she misses most when the world outside prevents us from gathering in worship together as the body of Christ.

Giving thanks for Bishop Kito's 20th

Anne Candy, who serves on Te Hīnota Whānui General Synod for Te Pihopatanga o Te Tai Tokerau took to social media this week to express her thanks for Bishop Te Kitohi Pikaahu's twenty years of ministry as Bishop of Te Tai Tokerau.

How Early Christians lived community

New Testament scholar and teacher Rev Prof Paul Trebilco says the Covid pandemic has raised many questions about ‘community’. Here he investigates what we can learn from the Early Christians' resilient communities that both survived and flourished during times of great hardship.

How imperfection reveals what's real

Wellington-based spiritual director Adrienne Thompson reflects on the fakeness of perfection.

Gathering the peace(s) in lockdown

Glynn Cardy pieces together some Covid-free mental space in lockdown with the help of a morning moka coffee and a complex jigsaw puzzle.

Honouring A Dreadful Sacrifice

On ANZAC Day 2021 Monty Black offers his thoughts and recollections on the impact and aftermath of war.

Remembering Bishop Waiohau Te Haara

In Memoriam: Waiohau Te Haara

Jesus a high risk pregnancy

Worship in Te Reo is a heart thing

Kia kaha ra e te whānau o te Atua

Kill the Act, not the vulnerable

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