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Anglo-Catholics turn to spiritual food

The 2021 Anglo-Catholic Hui is welcoming Anglicans interested in traditions and practices of spiritual nourishment to attend its gathering on ‘Food for the Journey’ in Ōtautahi-Christchurch this August.

Caring for grieving kids in Taranaki

Taranaki Anglican Rosemary Richards has been honoured with a volunteering award for her work as a group facilitator and mentor for the ‘Seasons for Growth’ programme supporting children dealing with grief.

Strandz launches Bible Explore site

Strandz, the children and families ministry network of the New Zealand dioceses, has launched a new Bible ministry resources website entitled ‘Bible Explore.’

Indigenous Christians stand with Canada

Indigenous Christians from around Aotearoa New Zealand and the Anglican Communion have expressed their solidarity with the indigenous peoples of Canada in a statement released this week.

+Fereimi Cama’s fond farewell

Archbishop Fereimi Cama was farewelled from this life in a funeral ceremony at Holy Trinity Cathedral Suva yesterday, honoured by his beloved family and Church, and joined online by mourners from around the world.
• Fiji Times: Gone but never forgotten
• Tributes flow for Archbishop Fereimi 
• Anglican Primates share condolences

Anglican women lead on ecology

The Anglican Women’s Studies Centre is calling Anglican women to delve into care for Creation at the 2021 Women in Leadership Hui this October.

Wellington City Mission opens housing

The Wellington City Mission has opened a new 83 room transitional housing service today, in a building that was been refurbished into high quality boutique accommodation over 2020-2021.
• Wellington's largest transitional housing facility opens amid skyrocketing demand

Archbishop Fereimi Cama dies at 66

Archbishop Fereimi Cama, who was the Bishop of Polynesia, and one of the three leaders of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, has died in Fiji.
• Archbishop Justin Welby pays tribute to Archbishop Fereimi Cama
• Communiqué from the Diocese of Polynesia
• Archbishops' mihi for the late Archbishop Fereimi Cama
• Archbishop Don Tamihere’s reflections

Te Rāwiri songs go on future record

David Tapene Snr and Te Pihopatanga o Te Tai Tokerau have launched an ambitious project to digitally capture the oral history of more than 200 traditional Mihingare hymns. 
 Radio Waatea: Himene captured for the future


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018