The World Council of Churches and the ACT Alliance have joined Islamic Relief and Soka Gakkai International in an interfaith programme that links faith groups combatting deforestation with indigenous people fighting for sovereignty and care for Creation.
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’
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
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.
The Council of Anglican Provinces in Africa (CAPA) has issued a statement regarding the construction of an Ethiopian dam on the River Nile.
The YMCA global youth movement is celebrating its 175th anniversary in June 2019.
NZ church leaders have offered the churches' expert policy support on religious and practical aspects of the Government's proposed refugee sponsorship pilot scheme.
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.
Read the Church Leaders' full statement on housing issues in Aotearoa New Zealand here.