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Two cathedrals welcome new deans

Both the Waikato Cathedral of St Peter and St Paul’s Cathedral Dunedin have installed deans who are new arrivals to their cities and dioceses.

Vaughan Park installs new leaders

The Board of Vaughan Park Anglican Retreat Centre have appointed and installed a new Director and Chaplain for the Auckland-based Centre.

Selwyn appoints Board Chair

Bishop Ross Bay has announced the appointment of Hon David Cunliffe as Chair of The Selwyn Foundation Board of Trustees.

Drawing kids closer to Xmas

The Strandz children’s and families ministry team have released a new set of ‘Kiwi Advent’ Illustrations to help guide children and families through the four weeks of Advent.

Bishop Eddie Norman at war

A new book launched last week chronicles the wartime experiences of Bishop Edward Norman – who commanded a Battalion during the Italian campaign in his early twenties before being ordained. 

+ Jim retires on medical grounds

Bishop Jim White has announced that he will retire from active ministry on medical grounds from the close of October 2019.

Anglicans strike for climate

Anglicans have come out in force to offer prayer and protest around Aotearoa New Zealand, as they joined with secondary students in their Greta Thunberg-inspired School Strike for Climate.
•  Rev Sarah West speaks in Newshub video
• UK Christians join climate strike events
• Tens of thousands across New Zealand march for climate action

Wellington focuses 2020 mission

The Diocese of Wellington focused on celebrating as a church family and keeping their action focus on child poverty, climate change and discipleship at diocesan synod this year.

Becoming resilient as older people

 The Selwyn Foundation is calling for registrations for its 2019 Spirituality and Ageing Conference this November, which will focus on building spiritual resilience as older people.


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018