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

Mahi Mihinare gains new CE

Waikato-based social justice and service organisation Mahi Mihinare - Anglican Action has announced a new Tumu Whakarae - Chief Executive to oversee its justice advocacy and social services work.

‘The Shed’ ministry turns 25

The Greymouth Churches Community Youth Project, commonly known as ‘The Shed’ celebrates 25 years in 2023, making it one of the longest running youth programmes begun by an Anglican parish in Aotearoa New Zealand. Julanne Clarke-Morris asked The Shed’s founders Nicky Mora and Archdeacon Tim Mora how it all happened.
• Hear "Shed' testimonies from Nelson Anglicans

Coalition calls to stop carbon credits

Wellington Anglicans from Common Grace Aotearoa have brought together a coalition of faith, climate and construction groups to launch a new Don’t Subsidise Pollution campaign.

Faith community nursing hits pause

After 25 years of service, the New Zealand Faith Community Nurses’ Association has hit pause, as increased workplace pressure on nurses has prevented many nurses from taking up parish-based nursing hours.

+Christchurch announces new Dean

Bishop of Christchurch Peter Carrell has announced the appointment of Rev Ben Truman as the next Dean of Christchurch.

Abbey 2023 refreshes youth leaders

'The Abbey' youth and young adult festival is back after the Covid break with a focus on spiritual refreshment and bicultural learning.

Quiz checks MPs on ethics

The Aotearoa New Zealand Inter Church Bioethics Council(ICBC) has released a set of starter questions to help voters quiz their political candidates on bioethics during this election year.

‘Farewelling a home’ goes digital

Following high demand after Cyclone Gabrielle, Christchurch-based historian and poet Dr Jane Simpson has released her popular liturgy for farewelling a home for Kindle and in PDF.

Evensong returns to the Square

Christchurch’s Cathedral in the Square has rung out again to the harmonious tones of Choral Evensong. Last Thursday’s evening service was the first time Evensong has been sung in the Square since the 2011 earthquakes rendered its Cathedral unsafe to enter.

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