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Isa Lei, Archbishop Winston...

On Sunday, Archbishop Winston Halapua was farewelled from Suva's Holy Trinity Cathedral - thus beginning a series of leave takings from each of the Diocese's seven units or archdeaconries.
• Archbishop honoured at his last sermon
• ++Winston praises Bainimarama climate strategy
• Polynesia's Anglican primate farewelled

Blueprint revisits millennial NZPB

Wellington's Blueprint Church has released a recording of music and liturgies from A New Zealand Prayer Book /He Karakia Mihinare o Aotearoa, now revisited for a new generation.

++Philip meets with TEC in Texas

Archbishop Philip Richardson has just returned from the TEC General Convention in Texas – where, he says, they think big.

Pihopatanga to host global meeting

Te Pihopatanga o te Manawa o te Wheke and the Anglican Missions Board will host a WCC Indigenous Global Ecumenical Gathering and youth pre-meeting in Rotorua this July.

Christchurch talks underway

Talks in Christchurch have begun to try to reach an amicable separation between members of four conservative evangelical congregations and the Diocese. The leavers do not want be part of a church which permits the blessing of same-gender relationships.
• Checkpoint: John Campbell interviews Archbishop Philip Richardson

Refocusing our justice mission

Bishop Richard Randerson is offering a series of seminars to this Church to aid Aotearoa New Zealand Anglicans in their work for social justice.

CWS appeals on World Refugee Day

Christian World Service is calling for funds to help refugees from Syria, South Sudan, Myanmar and Gaza on World Refugee Day on 20 June.

Bishops say no to euthanasia

Let's find more resources to roll quality palliative care out throughout the country - and not go down the path of assisted suicide and euthanasia. That's the plea to Parliament made on behalf of our diocesan bishops.

Christchurch secures $6M for cathedral

Christchurch's Church Property Trustees have secured $6 million of new funding towards the restoration of Christ Church Cathedral.

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