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Building back better in Maniava

When Cyclone Winston struck Fiji, it wrecked 34 of the 38 homes in the remote hillside community of Maniava. But 14 months on, that community is being transformed.

Euthanasia bill needs to wait

The InterChurch Bioethics Council is asking Parliament to halt deliberations on MP David Seymour’s ‘End-of-Life-Choice’ Bill until after this year’s election.
Rising numbers of elder abuse cases are the tip of the iceberg

Ramadan hosting defies stereotypes

Auckland Cathedral has reached out to the city's Shia Muslim communities to offer hospitality during Ramadan.

Dunedin elects new bishop

He will come from London to be the next Bishop of Dunedin - but Steven Benford is no stranger to the city.

Bishop Eleanor Sanderson ordained

Wellington Anglicans gathered last evening to celebrate the ordination of the Rt Rev Dr Eleanor Sanderson as Assistant Bishop of Wellington, the first woman bishop for the diocese.
• Pastor Amy Page-Whiting' s sermon

Sent out in the Spirit's power

Peter Carrell unpacks the litany of gifts God bestows on the faithful at Pentecost , which fulfill promises, answer prayer and enliven with the Spirit's power.

Let's put people before buildings

Bishop Victoria Matthews has challenged Canterbury to put people before buildings, as they consider how best to use public money on the region's earthquake recovery.
• Christchurch church leaders rally for Bishop Victoria

Risen, ascended, glorified!

Peter Carrell delves into Christ's glorious ascension: a joyous experience for his disciples who must now carry on Jesus' work in the world.


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