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

Anglicans welcome Pacific churches

Archbishop Sione Ulu’ilakepa and the Diocese of Polynesia have welcomed the twenty-member Executive of the Pacific Conference of Churches’ to Suva this April for their first meeting since elections at the 12th General Assembly in Noumea, Kanaky New Caledonia last November.

Fiji women promote ‘Pinktober’

Holy Trinity Cathedral women in Suva have organised the Anglican Church’s first ‘Pinktober’ event in Fiji to raise awareness of issues faced by breast cancer patients and to gather donations for the Fiji Cancer Society.

Polynesia marks #SeasonofCreation

Anglican churches and schools across Polynesia have raised their observance of the global ecumenical Season of Creation this September-October with worship, ecumenical cooperation and practical action. 

+Polynesia ordains first 13 clergy

The Diocese of Polynesia has celebrated a significant milestone as Archbishop Sione Uluilakepa ordained his first contingent of priests and deacons at Holy Trinity Anglican Cathedral in Suva this July.

Moana sisters open Boys’ Home

The Moana Community of St Clare and the Diocese of Polynesia realised a long worked-for goal this July as the new Moana St Clare Boys’ Home opened in Nakasi, Fiji.

+Sione Polynesia takes the lead

Anglicans from across the Pacific have joined in celebration to ordain and install the Most Rev Sione Uluilakepa as Bishop of Polynesia and welcome him as an Archbishop of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

Pacific Anglicans gather in Fiji

Hundreds of wellwishers are gathering in Suva from across Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Aotearoa New Zealand and beyond to celebrate the episcopal ordination and installation of Rev Sione Uluilakepa as eighth Bishop of Polynesia and Archbishop of this Church.

Polynesia sends pastoral message

Archbishop-elect Sione Uluialakepa has sent a pastoral letter to Archbishops Don Tamihere and Philip Richardson sharing the Diocese of Polynesia’s concern and care for all those affected by Cyclone Gabrielle.

Polynesia elects new Archbishop

The Diocese of Polynesia Electoral College has elected Rev Sione Ulu’ilakepa as Bishop of Polynesia, and he will therefore become one of the three Archbishops of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

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