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40 yrs of women's priesthood

Here are the covering notes and the full text of a commemorative liturgy to celebrate 40 years of women's ordination to the priesthood in the Province of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

The cathedral consecration sermon

Here's the full text of the sermon Archbishop Philip Richardson preached at the consecration of Auckland's Holy Trinity Cathedral on October 27, 2017.

Archbishop John's charge to Te Runanganui

Here's the full test of Archbishop John's charge to Te Runanaganui:

Bishop Victoria's Synod Charge

Here is the full charge which Bishop Victoria Matthews delivered at the Christchurch Transitional Cathedral during the opening Eucharist of Christchurch Diocesan Synod in 2017.

Options A, B and C: Now choose one.

Here's the text of the motion concerning the Cathedral in the Square, which will be voted upon by the Diocese of Christchurch Synod on September 9.

Faith in a changing climate

Here’s a link ‘Faith in a changing climate’ – USPG’s new publication on climate justice. 

Three ChristChurch Cathedral options

The Diocese of Christchurch has released details of a third option on the future of ChristChurch cathedral for its synod to consider this September.

“Will this help hold us together?”

Jackie Pearse is one of the six members of the Motion 29 Working Group. Taonga asked her to reflect on her experience of helping shape its report.

Katene’s comments

Taonga asked Katene Eruera, who convened the Motion 29 Working Group, to briefly unpack the reports’ six key recommendations. The quoted sentences following each recommendation are his response:

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Anglican Taonga Spring 2017