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

+Justin ABC ponders Ash Wednesday

Archbishop of Canterbury Most Rev Justin Welby reflects on the qualities of ashes and dust for Ash Wednesday this year.

Remembering Rēnata Kawepō

For Lent 2022, Rev Zhane Tahau Whelan retells the story of his ancestor Rēnata Kawepō: ariki, missionary, church builder, saint. 

Brother, Give us a word

The USA-based Society of St John the Evangelist has produced a free subscription service of daily thoughts from the heart of the monastic tradition to nourish Christians during the 2022 season of Lent.

New Hāhi leaders for Murihiku

Archdeacon Mere Wallace taken to social media to celebrate new clergy, kaikarakia and pou mihana for the Māori Anglican church in Murihiku. She shared her pictures from the event with Anglican Taonga this week.

Prayer for Disabled NZers Hikoi

Here is Vicki Terrell's opening karakia for 'Te Hikoi o te Tūmanako mo te Whanau Hauā - Journey of Hope for Disabled New Zealanders' as they gathered at Parliament on Tuesday 23 March 2021.

Celebrating Tikanga Youth Sunday

Rosa Filoi gives thanks to God for the blessings of Tikanga Youth Sunday and her parish church.

A poetic response

Here is a poem Raewyn Stedman wrote in response to Bishop Stephen Cottrell's teaching at the 2019 Anglo-Catholic Hui in Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand.

When Pentecostals encounter Anglicanism

Cameron Coombe tracks the movement of Christians from Pentecostal to Anglican churches and wonders how this may be a movement of the Spirit.

Sensing God’s presence in every realm

Max Whitaker chronicles a pathway in his journey towards faith whose twists and turns have landed him in otherworldly places of beauty, solitude and wonder.

Lenten signposts show the way

Australian to lead spirituality seminar

Religion as a human construct

The last word for an outgoing dean

Poem for Maundy Thursday

Chaplaincy position at St Hilda's

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