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

St John’s pilots leadership scheme

St John's College passed another milestone today - with a welcome extended to a mid-year intake of students, and the launch of a pilot leadership scheme for Tikanga Maori students

Southern streams flow together

Some 600 people jammed into Christchurch’s Transitional Cathedral on Saturday to take part in the first-ever joint southern ordination.
• Bishop Kito's sermon.

MPs: 'Put children at the centre'

The New Zealand Council for Christian Social Services is urging parliament to move to a child-centred model of social welfare.

Stop forgetting to pray

This week's readings remind us to persist in prayer, confident in God's endless mercy.

Fiji motivates global climate action

Anglican leaders from around the world have returned home from the Diocese of Polynesia with a fresh understanding of what's at stake in climate change.
•Rising seas threaten life in Kirbati 

Serving Christ with delight

This Sunday's readings call on us to offer hospitality to Christ with open, joyful hearts.

Inching towards cathedral resolution

Gerry Brownlee, the minister responsible for Christchurch's reconstruction, has today named the members of a working group which will help decide the fate of Christ Church cathedral.
• Graphic new video footage of the inside damage 

Polynesia hosts climate consultation

This week the Diocese of Polynesia hosts a Suva-based worldwide Anglican consultation on climate justice.
• The Fiji Times reports

Who is my neighbour?

This Sunday Jesus uses the Samaritan's tale to show us we cannot choose who to call our neighbours.