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Christchurch nominates new bishop

The Diocese of Christchurch Electoral College has nominated a candidate to become the next Bishop of Christchurch.
• Preferred new Anglican Bishop chosen for Christchurch

Taranaki Cathedral moves ahead

The Taranaki Cathedral of St Mary has gained resource consent, moving the project a step closer to fulfilling its restoration, earthquake strengthening and development plans.

Blueprint revisits millennial NZPB

Wellington's Blueprint Church has released a recording of music and liturgies from A New Zealand Prayer Book /He Karakia Mihinare o Aotearoa, now revisited for a new generation.

Christchurch talks underway

Talks in Christchurch have begun to try to reach an amicable separation between members of four conservative evangelical congregations and the Diocese. The leavers do not want be part of a church which permits the blessing of same-gender relationships.
• Checkpoint: John Campbell interviews Archbishop Philip Richardson

Refocusing our justice mission

Bishop Richard Randerson is offering a series of seminars to this Church to aid Aotearoa New Zealand Anglicans in their work for social justice.

Christchurch secures $6M for cathedral

Christchurch's Church Property Trustees have secured $6 million of new funding towards the restoration of Christ Church Cathedral.

Lorna Gray steps up for youth

This afternoon the Inter-Diocesan Conference welcomed Lorna Gray as the new National Youth Facilitator for Tikanga Pakeha. 

Putting euthanasia under scrutiny

Christchurch's Transitional Cathedral has hosted a public debate on the End of Life Choice Bill which put together MP David Seymour and Anglican InterChurch Bioethics Councillor, the Rev Dr Graham O'Brien.
• Palliative care specialists reject End of Life Choice Bill

Call to teach Land Wars

A history teacher at St Paul's Collegiate School in the Diocese of Waikato and Taranaki has renewed his call for the Land Wars to be taught in all school curricula.


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018