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In Memoriam: Bishop Muru Walters

Bishop Muru Walters has died aged 90, and on Monday 19 February hundreds of mourners gathered at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre to farewell him and offer their support to his wife Lorraine and whānau.

++Don shares message of love

Last Saturday in Ngaruawahia, Archbishop Don Tamihere preached a message of love to 10,000 people attending a historic gathering at Turangawaewae Marae.
Watch Archbishop Don’s sermon -from 1hr 45 mins- on Kiingitanga Facebook page.
Read Archbishop Don’s full sermon transcript.

+Richard Wallace laid to rest

Bishop Richard Wallace has been laid to rest at his birth place among his Kāti Irakehu people in Wairewa-Little River following a funeral service held in yesterday’s sweltering hot sun at Wairewa Marae.

Service celebrates +Richard’s aroha

The funeral cortege of Pīhopa Rihari set out for tōna ukaipō (his birth place), with a service of thanksgiving and Eucharist at the Christchurch Transitional Cathedral yesterday following his death in Wairoa on Saturday 6 January.

Hundreds pay respects to +Richard

Waves of mourners have arrived in Ōtautahi to express their mamae and aroha for the whānau, iwi and church family of Bishop of Te Waipounamu, the Rt Rev Richard Wallace who died peacefully in his sleep last Saturday.

Whānau bring +Richard home

Bishop of Te Waipounamu Rt Rev Richard Wallace has returned to Ōtautahi Christchurch accompanied by whānau, following his unexpected death in the North Island last week.

Partners plan audio Paipera Tapu

Bible Society New Zealand and Tamaki makarau-based Māori language school Te Wānanga Ihorangi have formed a partnership to create a full audio version of Te Paipera Tapu.

+Richard shares his ministry vision

Bishop Richard Wallace has shared his vision for community-integrated mission and ministry across Te Waipounamu.

Awards honour outstanding leaders

As the 2023 Te Rūnanganui came to a close on 30 September, a gala evening celebrated some of Te Pīhopatanga o Aotearoa's most outstanding leaders.

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