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Jesus a high risk pregnancy

Rev Jonathan Hartfield casts his obstetrician’s eye over the story of Mary the mother of God in the lead up to Jesus’ birth.

Worship in Te Reo is a heart thing

Jade Hohaia reflects on how she felt when she realised her church was not going to embrace Te Reo Māori or Te Ao Māori in worship or in life.

Kia kaha ra e te whānau o te Atua

Jade Hohaia encounters God's vision of Aotearoa restored and redeemed.

Kill the Act, not the vulnerable

Peter Thirkell explains how the End of Life Choice Act is a dangerously weak law that would not protect the most vulnerable people in Aotearoa New Zealand from an untimely death if it were voted in this October.

Sharing a better vision for schools

Anglican Schools Office Director Rev Dr Anne van Gend offers a challenge to Anglican schools to strengthen their students’ vision of a fairer, better world – one where nobody’s starting point in life makes them “less deserving” than others.

What has lockdown taught us?

Bishop of Dunedin, Rt Rev Steven Benford looks at the impact and response to Aotearoa New Zealand’s Covid-19 lockdown, especially how Pākehā Anglicans in Otago and Southland were able to keep on 'being church’ despite the limits of strange and difficult times.

+Ross Bay reflects on lockdown

Bishop of Auckland, the Rt Rev Ross Bay reflects on some of the challenges and learnings of the 2020 Covid-19 lockdown in the Diocese of Auckland.

My short-lived life without prayer

In "Talking to God" Imogen de la Bere tells the story of how a global pandemic stopped short her attempt to live without constant prayer.

An insuring tale: saved from fire

Alister Hendery had never heard of the Anglican Insurance Board – the AIB – till the moment he really needed it.

Harry Potter or Theology? Both.

Revisiting the art of preaching

Searching geopolitics for Jesus

The church needs storytellers

Be prepared for the reign

Climate change 'also a moral issue'


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Jonathan Hartfield

Jesus, a high risk pregnancy

Jonathan Hartfield

Jesus, a high risk pregnancy

Hirini Kaa

Mihinare: 200 years of Māori and the Anglican Church

Hirini Kaa

Mihinare: 200 years of Māori and the Anglican Church

Jade Hohaia

Worship in Te Reo is a heart thing

Jade Hohaia

Worship in Te Reo is a heart thing

Katie Marcar

Prizing open biblical metaphors today

Katie Marcar

Prizing open biblical metaphors today

Peter Carrell

Quietly fades the Don?

Peter Carrell

Quietly fades the Don?

Stephen Cottrell

Please, let's not go back to normal

Stephen Cottrell

Please, let's not go back to normal

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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018