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

Bells to toll for Christchurch victims

Anglican and Roman Catholic churches have been urged to toll their church bells at 3pm this afternoon in remembrance of those killed in the Christchurch mosque tragedy last Friday 15 March. 

Upoko o Te Ika calls Electoral College

Te Hui Amorangi o Te Upoko o Te Ika has announced they will hold an Electoral College to discern who will serve as their next Bishop.

Anglican leaders recommit to peace

In the wake of the Christchurch mosque shooting, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Archdeacon of Canterbury Jo Kelly-Moore spoke at an interfaith gathering at Regent’s Park Mosque in London yesterday.
• Pope Francis expresses 'heartfelt solidarity' with NZ Muslims 
• Canadian primate offers prayers for Christchurch victims
• Tree of Life synagogue crowdfunds for Christchurch
• Wellington Diocese responds in prayer and vigil

An Emmaus surprise for NZ kids

The New Zealand Bible Society is preparing to share the gospel with NZ children this Easter through a free booklet focused on the Road to Emmaus.

New Bishop of Nelson announced

The Archbishops have announced the next Bishop of Nelson: he is a Kenyan-born and raised man – and a long-time standard-bearer for mission in this province.
• Nelson Mail story

Archbishop Fereimi Cama ordained

Fereimi Cama has been ordained as the next Bishop of Polynesia - and hence he is an Archbishop and joint leader of the three tikanga church. He is the first Fijian to be chosen to lead his diocese in its 110 year history.
• The Fiji Sun's report
• Archbishop Cama's story
• The ACNS report

2019 mission projects are out

Anglican Missions has named the projects this Church's mission giving will support in 2019.