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Preserving our lockdown stories

Churches have played an important part in our nations’ 2020 pandemic story, says Kinder Librarian and archivist Judith Bright, but unless we record our experiences, our faith communities’ insights will likely be lost in the story.

Faithfully marking our history

This week Bishop George Connor was surprised to find that two momentous events in the history of our nation are still passing by beneath much of our Church’s notice, even though we have secured them a place in our Church’s commemorations.

Archbishops call for remembrance

Archbishops of Aotearoa and New Zealand have called for Anglicans to join in dawn prayers to mark ANZAC day from home. 

Telling our Prayer Book's story

Janet Crawford delves into Geoff Haworth's history of A New Zealand Prayer Book - He Karakia Mihinare o Aotearoa.

Gate Pā book reopens history

 Bishop George Connor looks into a new book which offers a fresh take on the stories of what happened before, during and after the Battle of Gate Pā.

Making noise on Armistice Day

Hui Amorangi and dioceses are being invited to join in a 'roaring chorus' to commemorate 100 years since the end of the First World War. 

Sounds of silence: Anzac Day in London

Anzac Day services in London honour the sacrifices of warriors from downunder, while urging peacemaking and reconciliation. And there is a major contribution by this church to the observances.

Oihi 2014: making history together

In the days leading up to the Christmas Day service at Oihi, Archbishop Philip Richardson gains fresh insight into the grace that enabled our nation and our church to begin.
• "Grace-filled generosity" - Archbishop Philip's sermon
• Samuel Marsden speaks
• Kelvin Wright's blog
• Earlier story and the liturgy

Rangihoua heritage challenge

Holy Trinity Gisborne looks to centenary

Drone reveals further damage

At last, a fitting landmark…

Church insurer expects huge bills

Quake toll rises to 165


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Bosco Peters

Poetry and pastoral sense: 'Farewelling a Home'

Bosco Peters

Poetry and pastoral sense: 'Farewelling a Home'

George Connor

Remembering Bishop Waiohau Te Haara

George Connor

Remembering Bishop Waiohau Te Haara

Peter Matheson

Pākehā secular switch is not for all NZers

Peter Matheson

Pākehā secular switch is not for all NZers

John Paterson

In Memoriam: Waiohau Te Haara

John Paterson

In Memoriam: Waiohau Te Haara

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?

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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018