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General Synod sets in-person meeting

The General Synod-Te Hīnota Whānui of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia has been called to meet in Nelson this October for the first in-person gathering of this Church’s governing body in more than four years.

Church turns carbon to conservation

Six years ago Te Hīnota Whānui General Synod moved to carbon offset our Church’s provincial air travel by investing in Pacific ecosystem restoration. To date, that single line in a wider fossil fuel divestment plan has led to $25,000 in payments to indigenous reforestation. 

GSSC postpones Hīnota Whānui

The General Synod Te Hīnota Whānui meeting that was due to be held by Zoom on 13 March 2021 has been postponed.

Putting Anglican assets into action

The General Synod Te Hīnota Whānui Working Group on Motion 11 has released a ground-breaking draft report this week that challenges the Anglican Church to redeploy our assets to serve our mission in the world.
• Mission Aligned Investment gains pace around the Communion
• Dunedin North Parish invests in 'win-win'

Synod confirms Social Justice Unit

General Synod Te Hīnota Whānui has confirmed the three Tikanga Social Justice Unit(SJU) as its vehicle to encourage and coordinate social justice action and education across the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

 

Synod moves on conduct issues

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia has established an independent commission tasked with ensuring accountability in the church.

+Fereimi: 'Build a resilient church'

Archbishop Fereimi Cama's charge presented to General Synod Te Hīnota Whānui today declared an urgent new mission of building self-sufficiency for Pacific Anglican churches in the light of the global Covid-19 pandemic.
Watch Archbishop Fereimi's General Synod Te Hīnota Whānui charge (9 mins)

Synod reaffirms triple primacy

The General Synod of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia has reaffirmed the three-tikanga primacy of this Church.

Bill to reform church discipline

The General Synod Office has released a video introduction to help Anglicans understand a set of changes to this Church’s Ministry Standards canons that will come before the one-day virtual General Synod Te Hīnota Whānui this July.


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