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Strengthening links in Te Ao Māori

Te Haahi Mihinare - The Anglican Church is heading out to strengthen relations with other Māori faith and sovereignty movements in 2018.
• General Synod journeys to Turangawaewae

Enabling full access to ministry

Churches across Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia are being asked to recognise and empower the ministry gifts of disabled Anglicans. 

Next up: a Climate Commissioner?

This church could soon have a Climate Commissioner to help drive and co-ordinate the 3 tikanga church's commitment to climate action.

Call to review 'broken' justice

The Anglican Church will back plans for a complete review of how Aotearoa New Zealand deals with crime and punishment.

Naboth's vineyard

The General Synod today offered an apology to a group of Tauranga iwi for the church's part in the sale of lands which were the birthright of those tribes.
• The Bay of Plenty Times/NZ Herald story
• The one who came home
• Video: Peri Kohu on Gate Pa

Slow start. Big finish

The General Synod spent all of Tuesday on Motion 29 - the motion on blessing same gender relationships. And after a slow start, we had a big finish.

Pasifika on the record

The General Synod has passed a resolution which notes that Tikanga Pasifika will not be voting for the blessing of same-gender relationships.


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018