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Caring for grieving kids in Taranaki

Taranaki Anglican Rosemary Richards has been honoured with a volunteering award for her work as a group facilitator and mentor for the ‘Seasons for Growth’ programme supporting children dealing with grief.

Strandz launches Bible Explore site

Strandz, the children and families ministry network of the New Zealand dioceses, has launched a new Bible ministry resources website entitled ‘Bible Explore.’

Wellington City Mission opens housing

The Wellington City Mission has opened a new 83 room transitional housing service today, in a building that was been refurbished into high quality boutique accommodation over 2020-2021.
• Wellington's largest transitional housing facility opens amid skyrocketing demand

City Mission upgrades food boxes

The Auckland City Mission has recently upgraded its balanced family grocery box to to ensure they are providing a basic healthy food package for families turning to them for support.
• The Spinoff highlights Auckland City Mission

Youth hub moves a step closer

Te Hurihanga Ō Rangatahi – the Christchurch youth services hub due to be built on land provided by the Diocese of Christchurch’s Anglican Care organisation – can now go ahead after a successful environment court mediation with a local residents’ association.

Clergy step up in flood zone

Anglican clergy have stepped up in response to their communities’ needs in Ashburton, Geraldine and Temuka, three towns at the centre of flooding emergencies in rural Canterbury this week.
• Canterbury flooding: what you need to know
• RNZ: Canterbury flooding in pictures
• A priest, a minister and the historic church saved from flooding

NZCCSS welcomes benefit rises

The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services has welcomed main benefit increases in the Government’s ‘Wellbeing Budget 2021’ – as an encouraging change in direction toward the goal of wellbeing for every family in Aotearoa.

Having faith in our secular age

Bishop Richard Randerson reviews 'Hand in Hand' by Ian Harris – a book with critical insights on how to share the Gospel in secular Aotearoa New Zealand.

Histories chronicle Anglican care

A history of the first fifty years of Dunedin’s Anglican Family Care was launched last week making it the third major history published in the last year that chronicles city-based social service agencies founded with Anglican Church support.
Auckland City Mission looks back with centenary history
• Guts and Grace chronicles 90 years of Christchurch City Mission
• Fifty years of Dunedin Anglican family services documented


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018