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Anglicans urged to host Iftar meals

The Tikanga Pākeha Ecumenical Group is inviting Anglican churches in Aotearoa New Zealand to open their doors in friendship to their Muslim neighbours by hosting Iftar meals this Ramadan.
• Don't underestimate the value of making friends

Wellington speaks up on climate

The Diocese of Wellington has made hundreds of submissions to the Climate Change Commission on how Aotearoa New Zealand can best move towards to a thriving, climate-resilient and low emissions future. 

Chaplain joins disabled rights hikoi

Rev Vicki Terrell is asking faith communities to support the disability community in prayer and presence next week as they plan a hikoi to Parliament.
• Disabled Kiwis tired of being ignored descend on Parliament
• Rev Vicki Terrell's opening karakia

Churches build a home together

A newly-established social housing development in the Christchurch suburb of Shirley has brought together the city’s Methodist and Anglican church social agencies to back a radical new model for supported family living.

Easing others’ pain in our last days

Vicar of Pukekohe Rev Jan Wallace wants Anglicans caring for families at life’s end to promote the value of Advance Care Plans.

Auckland gains new Missioner

The Auckland City Mission has announced that its General Manager of Social Services, Helen Robinson has been appointed the new City Missioner to replace Chris Farrelly who will be stepping down in April 2021.

New liturgy farewells a lost home

Today as Anglicans across Canterbury and Aotearoa New Zealand remember in prayer all those who died, or who were affected by the Canterbury earthquake ten years ago today, Christchurch Anglican Dr Jane Simpson is offering a new liturgy for all those who have lost their homes due to natural disaster.
• Rev Bosco Peters' review at 'Liturgy: spiritual practices for a digital world'

Wellington celebrates 23 new clergy

Anglicans from across the Diocese of Wellington were in full festive mode last Saturday as they gathered at St Paul’s Cathedral to celebrate the ordination of 18 new deacons and five new priests.

Waiapu moves finance into mission

The Anglican Diocese of Waiapu Synod has directed its two major Trust Boards to look for new ways to invest their funds that bring in mission benefits as well as financial returns.


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Remembering Bishop Waiohau Te Haara

George Connor

Remembering Bishop Waiohau Te Haara

Peter Matheson

Pākehā secular switch is not for all NZers

Peter Matheson

Pākehā secular switch is not for all NZers

John Paterson

In Memoriam: Waiohau Te Haara

John Paterson

In Memoriam: Waiohau Te Haara

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Prizing open biblical metaphors today

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Quietly fades the Don?

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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018