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Auckland City Mission looks back

The Auckland City Mission has launched a new history to celebrate its centenary. The book by Dr Peter Lineham entitled ‘Agency of Hope’ chronicles the first 100 years of Anglican social service in central Tamaki makau rau-Auckland.
• Peter Lineham talks with Kathryn Ryan about ‘Agency of Hope’

Guts and Grace in Christchurch

Bishop Peter Carrell has launched 'Guts and Grace' – Geoff Haworth's 90-year history of the Christchurch City Mission 1929-2019.
• The bowl of stew that launched the Christchurch City Mission

Selwyn raises funds for families

Otago University students living at Selwyn College have raised more than $3K to support families reeling from job losses and other hardships caused by the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.

African Anglicans call to protect Nile

The Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa (CAPA) has issued a statement regarding the construction of an Ethiopian dam on the River Nile.

YMCA reaches landmark 175th

The YMCA global youth movement is celebrating its 175th anniversary in June 2019.

Churches urge refugee sponsorship

NZ church leaders have offered the churches' expert policy support on religious and practical aspects of the Government's proposed refugee sponsorship pilot scheme. 

Better returns on Social Investment

The church leaders statement on social investment proposes a different way of identifying needs and offering support to at-risk families — before they reach crisis level.

Safe and Affordable Housing for All

Read the Church Leaders' full statement on housing issues in Aotearoa New Zealand here.

Churches voice concern for students

Here is the church leaders' statement which argues for a compassionate response to 11 Indian students facing deportation from New Zealand.

Budget is about more than numbers, says Archbishop

Social justice role completed

The effect of tree planting

Children of Parihaka feature

WCC 'Living Letters' statement

The E-Town Breakfast Club


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018