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Anglicans move to life online

Since the COVID-19 lockdowns began, Anglicans around Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have burst into online spaces with new vigour to worship and connect with one another while physically apart.

General Synod goes on hold

As the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand Polynesia closely monitors its response to the COVID-19 lockdown, all Anglican church buildings remain officially closed and all meetings in person including General Synod Te Hīnota Whānui have been postponed until further notice.

Anglicans issue ‘stay safe’ call

The Anglican Church has issued a ‘stay safe’ call to all church members who are in the coronavirus ‘at-risk’ groups. All Anglicans over the age of 70 or with existing health conditions that elevate their Covid-19 risk have been asked to rāhui themselves for their own sake and that of their whānau, rather than gathering with others at church services tomorrow.

Bishops suspend all church services

The Archbishops and Bishops of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have called for Anglican churches to suspend all in-person public services of worship following services on this Sunday 22 March.
• Faith groups across Aotearoa suspend gatherings
• Catholic bishops temporarily suspend all masses

Xtian KiwiSaver set to weather C19

This week Anglican Financial Care has reassured Christian KiwiSaver Scheme members that their closely managed KiwiSaver funds have a strong chance of weathering the COVID-19 storm as well as possible.

Anglicans act to halt COVID-19

Anglican churches across Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia are being asked to modify their Sunday worship practices to protect the most vulnerable members of our society from the spread of the Coronavirus Covid-19.

Workshop to boost justice advocacy

A workshop in Auckland this March will use ground-breaking ‘Words that Work’ language principles and a persuasive writing system to help church communicators and justice advocates shift the conversation on the rights of refugees.

Archbishops offer Xmas blessing

The Archbishops of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia issued a joint Christmas message today.
• The Archbishops introduce our Province to the Communion

EOLC Act poses real risks

Co-Chair of the InterChurch Bioethics Council, the Rev Dr Graham O’Brien unpacks the problems that remain in the new version of the End of Life Choice Act.


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018