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

From film crew to on-set chaplain

After decades behind the camera, chaplaincy studies graduate Kevin Denholm has founded FilmChaplain, an on-location support service designed to address the unique challenges faced by people working in film production.

Archbishops back iwi Māori

Archbishops of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have called on the New Zealand Government to retain Treaty-guaranteed rights that enable iwi, hapu and whānau to lead the care of tamariki Māori.

Christchurch revisits Cathedral cost

Christchurch Diocesan Synod has agreed to find more funds for the Christ Church Cathedral Reinstatement Project, which has moved its focus to reinstate the stone Cathedral first.

Synod endorses youth audit

Te Hīnota Whānui has approved an audit of youth representation in the Anglican Church’s governing bodies at all levels, in a move to encourage more young people into leadership of the Church.

Tipene reports on 2025 vision

Tipene | St Stephen’s school is now on track to reopen in 2025, with two new head teachers at its helm, and a Board focused on building aspirations and encouraging excellence in the historic Anglican school’s Māori-led educational environment.
• Couple look to extend their legacy in Māori education

Operation Refugee launches for 2024

Today on World Refugee Day, Christian World Service has launched Operation Refugee for 2024, the annual challenge where churches raise funds for people forced to flee their homes as refugees.

St John’s canon embeds review

Te Hīnota Whānui General Synod meeting in May 2024 has updated the statute of St John’s Theological College - Te Kāreti o Hoani Tapu to help govern the College in a simpler, more efficient way.

Anglicans debate Bible versions

Te Hīnota Whānui has called on the Common Life Liturgical Commission to share how it assesses new translations of scripture, as four new Bible translations were approved for use in public worship across Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

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