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Was that about the kitchenhand job?

Tributes are paid to the woman who, for 40 years, has driven the development of the John Kinder Theological Library into becoming one of the most significant theological libraries in Australasia.

St John's launches year with hikoi

St John's College sets off into 2017 with a hikoi south, aiming to put students in touch with their three-tikanga Anglican church.

Turning back to God

Graham O'Brien delves into Jesus' call to return to God, as we look to the beginning of Lent next week.

Relying on God the mother

Peter Carrell cracks open this Sunday's readings and finds God the mother who provides for all her faithful children's needs.

Don't go beyond whanau, says Whaiti

Te Runanga Whaiti of the Anglican Church is protesting changes to child welfare law which could marginalise whanau and hapu in the care of at-risk tamariki. 
• Read the statement

Church leaders urge mercy for students

Leaders of New Zealand's Catholic, Anglican and Methodist churches have urged the Government not to deport Indian students caught up in an immigration fraud. 
• The church leaders' statement
• Indian students get day's reprieve
• Students to leave NZ and reapply  

SWG positive about Way Forward

The working group charged with finding “structural arrangements” to allow those with clashing convictions on same-gender blessings to stay together in the same church is optimistic about where it’s at. 
• The January 2017 report
• The first report - the full text  

Operation SOS

Decade of Mission? We’re on to it – that’s the message which came loud (and very loud it was, too) and clear out of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Auckland today...

Bishop Richard, installed

Bishop Richard Wallace was today installed as the second Bishop of Te Wai Pounamu, as the heavens declared their blessing.
• New Maori bishop for the South Island  


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