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Anglicans join Te Reo million

Local Shared Ministry teams in the Diocese of Auckland have celebrated first steps in learning to pray in Te Reo Māori, by joining the one million strong Te Reo Māori moment in Māori language week.
• Watch Dilworth School’s ‘Fortissimo’ sing Wairua Tapu for the one million Te Reo Māori moment

NZCCSS calls for homes, living wages

The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services is calling on all political parties to put warm, dry homes and a liveable income for all New Zealanders at the top of their election agenda.

Holding a life in God's hands

Elaine Tyrrell reviews 'Purple Hands' an autobiography that recounts the 'great suffering and great love' revealed in the life story of missionary nurse midwife Rev Barbara Walker QSO.

Covid hits Auckland families hard

The Auckland City Mission says more Aucklanders are needing food support as 'below living wage' incomes have left families exposed to the extra financial pressures of two Covid-19 lockdowns.

Wellington shifts capital into mission

Wellington’s Diocesan Board of Trustees have made a prophetic shift of $1million capital into growing the Church’s wealth at the same time as financially backing justice and people-centred mission goals.

Book digs deep into God’s grace

Derek Tovey reviews 'Romans Unplugged' a recently published book for preachers on Paul in Romans by Aotearoa New Zealand author Les Brighton.

Highs & lows follow St Paul’s fire

St Paul’s Cathedral Dunedin has had a turbulent week of highs and lows as the Cathedral community gathered their resources to carry on after the Cathedral fire in the early hours of Tuesday 11 August.  
• St Joseph’s welcomes St Paul’s
• Anglicans grateful for Dunedin cathedral help

Fire damages St Paul’s Dunedin

Dean of Dunedin Tony Curtis says that St Paul’s Cathedral Dunedin has sustained damage to the apse roof and sanctuary today and will need a major clean-up to get back in shape after a fire broke out on the Cathedral roof at 3.30am this morning.
• Dunedin Catholics to host St Paul's congregation at St Joseph's Cathedral
• Firefighters tackle blaze at St Paul's Cathedral Dunedin
• Investigator says St Paul's fire appears accidental
• 'We are lucky' says Dean of fire damaged St Paul's Cathedral

Changing lives through Cursillo

The new Lay Director of Anglican Cursillo New Zealand believes the movement’s life-changing three-day courses and ongoing networks of support can reinvigorate lay people in their vocation and discipleship like nothing else she’s seen.


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018