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Dunedin diocese marks 150 years

Worshippers from across Otago and Southland celebrated 150 years of the Anglican Diocese of Dunedin in a festival Eucharist at St Paul’s Cathedral in Dunedin this week.

Bishop Waitohiariki’s day of firsts

More than a thousand people thronged onto the grounds at Rathkeale College in Masterton this week to celebrate the ordination of Bishop Waitohiariki Quayle as Pīhopa o Te Upoko o Te Ika and the first Māori woman to be ordained bishop in this Church.
• Dr Jenny Te Paa Daniel's ordination sermon
• Watch the Atiawa Toa FM full video coverage of pōwhiri and ordination (with commentary and interviews in Te Reo Māori)
• Wairarapa Times Age story

Opening our eyes to trafficking

Jacynthia Murphy reports on a recent seminar led by Archbishop Sir David Moxon on recognising the hidden crime of human trafficking in our Pacific region.

Anglican youth find the way

Anglican youth leaders have gone out inspired and refreshed after ‘The Abbey’, this year’s national Tikanga Pākehā youth leaders training event which focused on helping young people as they go about ‘Finding the Way.’

How do we live as 3 Tikanga?

Derek Tovey and Moeawa Callaghan offer their reviews of 'Te Awa Rerenga Maha: Braided River' a new book investigating the first 25 years of this Church's life expressed in three-Tikanga form.

Nelson celebrates Bishop Steve

Steve Maina has been ordained and installed as Bishop of Nelson in a festival of praise and worship, dance and song, uplifted by the faith and backing of supporters from Kenya, across Aotearoa New Zealand and around the world.
• Kenyan to be ordained Bishop in Nelson
• Town procession officially welcomes Nelson's 11th Bishop

Pacific Anglicans witness on climate

Archbishop Fereimi Cama is heading a team from the Diocese of Polynesia to witness on Christian responses to climate change at a conference in the UK Diocese of Lincoln this week.

AFFIRM launches new community

A group of Anglicans in Aotearoa New Zealand are working to establish a new ‘Christian Community’ in this Church to provide support and nurture for Anglicans who affirm conservative views on scripture, marriage and human sexuality.

Unpacking the Euthanasia debate

As the End of Life Choice Bill (EOLC) sits before Parliament, our Church’s social justice group have released new resources to help Anglicans understand the wider ethical landscape surrounding the practice of euthanasia.

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