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Wellington gets ashes to go

Some Wellington commuters observed Ash Wednesday today without setting foot in a church. 

Bishop Helen-Ann Hartley to Ripon

Bishop Helen-Ann Hartley has accepted a call to become the Bishop of Ripon, in the Diocese of Leeds in England. She will finish her service in the Diocese of Waikato and Taranaki on Christmas Day. 
• Bishop Helen-Ann Hartley moves from Waikato to Leeds
• New Bishop of Ripon announced

Holy Trinity Cathedral consecrated

Some 1400 well-wishers jammed into Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral yesterday to witness the consecration of the now completed cathedral, 174 years after Bishop Selwyn had bought the site on which it stands.

Selwyn’s vision, fulfilled

Auckland's Holy Trinity Cathedral is on the eve of its consecration - 174 years after New Zealand's first bishop bought the site on which it stands.

Meet Dunedin’s new bishop

Dunedin’s new bishop has wasted no time connecting with his clergy. A month ago, every licenced clergyperson in the diocese received a hand-written letter from their bishop-elect.
• Tenth Bishop of Dunedin ordained

ChristChurch debate continues

The Christchurch diocesan synod has engaged in robust debate over the future of ChristChurch Cathedral in the Square through yesterday and this morning. The synod is scheduled to hold its first vote on the Cathedral just after midday today.

Christchurch synod opens

Bishop of Christchurch Victoria Matthews has challenged her diocese to keep the Gospel front and centre as they opened the synod that will decide the fate of the Cathedral in the Square.
• Bishop Victoria's full synod charge
• Anglicans will write history

Phil Clark, RIP

Phil Clark, the former National Director of the Church Army in New Zealand, was farewelled at St George's Papatoetoe yesterday.


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