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Ellie Sanderson elected bishop

The Rev Canon Dr Eleanor Sanderson will become assistant bishop for the Diocese of Wellington. Ellie says her job will be “enlivening the vision to which we’ve already committed.” 

Euthanasia debate steps up

Christchurch’s Transitional Cathedral and Theology House have joined forces to plan a public forum on medically-assisted dying.

Kiwis respond to Melbourne threat

Anglican leaders touched base with their counterparts in Melbourne today, after police revealed a terrorist plot that had targeted several sites in Melbourne, including St Paul's Anglican Cathedral.
• Security services foil Christmas Day cathedral terror plot 

Cathedral announcement faces delay

The Church Property Trustees and Bishop of Christchurch have expressed sadness today, as a hoped-for announcement on the future of Christchurch Cathedral is delayed.

Cathedral open for Christmas

On Friday morning the Dean of Wellington Cathedral received great news: the cordon around the cathedral has been lifted in time for Christmas.

One quake zone, one church

Seddon vicar Dawn Daunauda asked Taonga to join her on a tour of earthquake-hit southern Marlborough, where Julanne Clarke-Morris found a land divided, but a community and its churches united.

Hailing treasures then and now

People piled into cathedrals in Nelson, Hamilton and Auckland yesterday, to give thanks for beginnings, an ending and a taonga returned.

Waiapu issues statement Re: Dean

The Diocese of Waiapu issued a statement related to the Dean of Waiapu today.

Kia kaha, kids. Stay strong.

When the earthquakes slammed Marlborough and North Canterbury, the Strandz team decided to send a little something for the kids. 


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