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

Anglicans called to act on climate

The Diocese of Wellington is encouraging Anglicans around the motu to speak up as the New Zealand Government’s Climate Commission considers what practical ways the country can combat climate change by reducing its largest carbon emissions.
• CofE bishops emphasise need to keep pressure on Governments

NZ faith leaders urge climate action

Ahead of the 2021 United Nations’ Climate Change Conference (COP26), Aotearoa New Zealand’s religious communities have appealed to the New Zealand Government to take the strongest possible stance to mitigate the climate crisis.

Church installs new standards monitor

The Anglican Church has installed a Ministry Standards Commission to help it ensure that ministers and office holders exercise the exemplary level of conduct the Anglican Church owes to all those in its care.

Anglicans back LGBT conversion ban

The Archbishops of Aotearoa and New Zealand have joined this Church’s Social Justice Unit and Māori, Pakeha and Polynesian T3 youth, to stand up for the Conversion Practices Prohibition Legislation Bill, which sets out to protect LGBTQIA+ people from harmful practices that attempt to change their sexual orientation. 

GSSC endorses St John’s review

The Anglican Church’s General Synod Standing Committee has endorsed the independent review into the culture of St John’s Theological College and committed the Church to the timeline set out in the review’s recommendations.
• Doug Martin to chair St John’s group

Bishops pause in-person worship

Bishops across Aotearoa New Zealand have paused in-person worship for Sunday 22 August in the light of the Government’s Level 4 snap lockdown – following the Covid-19 Delta community outbreak in Tamaki-makaurau Auckland.

Archbishops release St John's review

The Archbishops of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have released the full report of the independent review into the culture of the College of St John the Evangelist.

St John’s reviewers report back

The Archbishops of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have received the report of findings and recommendations of an independent review into the culture of the College of St John the Evangelist today.

Nurses’ pay gap hits aged care

The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) is calling on the New Zealand Government to prevent a crisis in the care of older people, by taking action to bring nurses back into aged care.


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