anglicantaonga

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

Confirmation stays under review

A proposal to remove and replace the rite of confirmation has sparked a new debate on Christian initiation in this church.

Women leaders rise to call

A quick review of gender representation on provincial committees and boards has prompted more women to take up leadership in this church.

Methodist ministry dialogue to continue

Recommendations from this church's Anglican - Methodist dialogue will now wait until General Synod/Te Hīnota Whānui in 2018.

Social justice canon suspended

This church will be offered a new structure for three-Tikanga social justice advocacy in two years' time.

New lease of life for Hukarere

An iconic Hawke's Bay Māori Anglican school becomes the site of a resurrection.
• Hawke's Bay Today reports

Maori-Pakeha relations get a boost

A new group has been set up to keep this church focused on bicultural mission partnerships across Aotearoa New Zealand.

Same-sex blessings on hold

General Synod tables 'A Way Forward' on same-sex blessings until the next meeting of synod in 2018.

We're moving into disaster mode

This church will sharpen its response to natural disasters in the Pacific Islands.

Church buys into carbon offsetting

This church will step up its efforts to combat climate change through carbon offsetting and ecological restoration.


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Opinion
Kelvin Wright

Spiritual direction: time to listen

Kelvin Wright

Spiritual direction: time to listen

Giles Fraser

How Santa made St Nick a symbol of greed

Giles Fraser

How Santa made St Nick a symbol of greed

Mark MacDonald

Inculturation: the gospel as gift for each people

Mark MacDonald

Inculturation: the gospel as gift for each people

Rachel Smalley

Studying religions in school counteracts fear

Rachel Smalley

Studying religions in school counteracts fear

Sophia Deboick

Dear Vatican: scattering ashes is old news

Sophia Deboick

Dear Vatican: scattering ashes is old news

Muriel Porter

How clergy became scapegoats of the sex abuse crisis

Muriel Porter

How clergy became scapegoats of the sex abuse crisis

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Anglican Taonga Spring 2017