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Where to partner? It's 2024

Bishop John Bluck reflects on where our Church stands in the political climate of Māori-Pākehā relations in 2024 – especially with our own co-governance journey already 33 years in the making.

Are we bad faith Treaty partners again?

Bishop John Bluck – who backed this Church's three-tikanga constitution in the early 1990s – sees plenty to concern Anglicans in the new Government's line on Māori-Pākehā relations.
• What if the Treaty had been honoured? -E Tangata

Barbie’s Ken, men and Jesus

Dunedin Anglican Ollie Alexander heads to the cinema to ponder the state and meaning of masculinity – in response to a challenge from Student Christian Movement Otago.

Revisiting Mary Magdalene's demons

Lucy Nanson revisits the biblical character of Mary Magdalene to consider if the seven demons she carried may have been the result of sexual abuse. 

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

How imperfection reveals what's real

Gathering the peace(s) in lockdown

Honouring A Dreadful Sacrifice

Remembering Bishop Waiohau Te Haara

In Memoriam: Waiohau Te Haara

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