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

Northern Anglicans rally in storms

As multiple extreme weather events hit the upper North Island over summer 2023, Anglicans have provided emergency funding, pastoral and practical support across Te Pīhopatanga o Te Tai Tokerau and the Diocese of Auckland.

Church funds Cyclone responders

Since Cyclone Gabrielle struck in February 2023 this Church has mobilised pūtea and people to back churches and minita, marae and iwi as they cared for communities devastated by this summer’s storms.

Anglicans delve into faith & science

Anglican clergy from the Diocese of Auckland have gathered for a closer look at the interplay between faith and science, as part of the global work of the Anglican Communion’s Science Commission. 

ABC calls 2024 Primates' meeting

The Archbishop of Canterbury Most Rev Justin Welby has confirmed that the Anglican Primates' Meeting will gather in Rome next April 2024.

Christian Unity prayers out now

The National Dialogue for Christian Unity has published resources to help Aotearoa New Zealand churches observe the 2023 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity next week.
• Southern hemisphere celebrates Week of prayer for Christian Unity
• Tikanga Pākehā Ecumenical Group Chair reflects on 2023 racial justice theme

RDC webinars foster climate hope

Dr Jane Goodall will deliver the opening keynote in a four-part webinar series on climate hope run by Aotearoa New Zealand’s Religious Diversity Centre this June.

CWS seeks National Director

Christian World Service(CWS) is seeking a national director after its Director Murray Overton announced he will step down from his role at the ecumenical aid and development agency.

Sec.Gen backs migrant rights

Secretary General of the Anglican Communion, Bishop Anthony Poggo, has called on Anglicans to advocate for the human rights of people seeking asylum and to offer hospitality to them.

Taranaki steps into bicultural future

Taranaki Cathedral and Ngāti Te Whiti have taken their next steps into a Treaty-led future as they gathered last week to open Te Whare Hononga, the Sir Paul Reeves’ Centre and unveil a memorial to six Waikato warriors.
• Watch (2 hrs): Te Whare Hononga: pōwhiri after dawn ceremony
• New memorial to fallen rangatira unveiled in Taranaki
• TV breakfast show visits Te Whare Hononga

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