Te Aute Trust Board has appointed Bishop Don Tamihere to shepherd its two schools into the future.
Te Runanga Whaiti (the Standing Committee of the Māori Anglican Church) has congratulated the new government – and suggested priorities.
Te Runanganui has successfully nominated one of its five bishops to become the next Pihopa o Aotearoa. The sanctioning process now begins.
Te Runanganui hears a fresh reminder of the continuing place long-closed Anglican Maori boarding schools still hold in the lives of those who passed through those places.
Te Runanganui has formally recognised the newly-fledged Aotearoa Maori Chaplains’ Charitable Trust as a “ministry priority.”
Te Runanganui has spoken formally on the central importance of turangawaewae – which means more, apparently, than middle class fretting about the prices of houses in Auckland.
Te Runanganui has committed itself to amplifying the voice of young people in the church’s most important decision-making bodies.