Telling the stories of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, NZ and Polynesia

Study scans NZ faith & belief

The Wilberforce Foundation has released its second Aotearoa New Zealand-wide study on faith and belief - ‘Te Patapātai Whakapono’ which surveyed 1,009 Aotearoa New Zealanders to gain their insights on faith and spirituality.

Dr Te Paa Daniel unpacks peace

Dr Jenny Te Paa Daniel (Te Rarawa) has spoken out on the grounds for peace and equity in Aotearoa New Zealand as she presented the 20th annual Abrahamic Interfaith Group peace lecture at Otago University this September.
• Watch or read Dr Jenny Te Paa Daniel’s - 2023 Peace Lecture

Anglo-Catholics hīkoi with Mary

Anglicans from across the motu have taken part in a Waikato hīkoi of reconciliation and peace accompanied by Mary at the heart of this year’s Anglo-Catholic Hui.

Taranaki steps into bicultural future

Taranaki Cathedral and Ngāti Te Whiti have taken their next steps into a Treaty-led future as they gathered last week to open Te Whare Hononga, the Sir Paul Reeves’ Centre and unveil a memorial to six Waikato warriors.
• Watch (2 hrs): Te Whare Hononga: pōwhiri after dawn ceremony
• New memorial to fallen rangatira unveiled in Taranaki
• TV breakfast show visits Te Whare Hononga

NZCCSS lauds aged care pay rise

The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services has welcomed the Government’s decision to lift wages for nurses and healthcare assistants at aged residential care facilities across Aotearoa New Zealand.

Anglican-Meth­­­odist dialogue heads north

The Aotearoa New Zealand Anglican-Methodist dialogue group have joined together for a northern pilgrimage to historic sites where early Māori and Pākehā missionaries from the two churches cooperated in mission.

Cathedrals welcome respects for late Queen

Anglican Cathedrals in Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia have offered space to all those who wish to mourn and commemorate the life of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
• Watch the state memorial service at St Paul's Cathedral Wellington
• Watch Auckland's Holy Trinity Cathedral Ecumenical & Interfaith QEII Memorial Service

Anglicans mark Season of Creation

Anglicans in Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia are marking the ecumenical Season of Creation with actions ranging from prayer and worship, to gardening and tree planting or lobbying for policy change.

Archbishops offer condolences

The Archbishops of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have offered prayers and condolences at the time of Queen Elizabeth II's death.
• Archbishop Philip Richardson's personal message to his Diocese
• Archbishop Don Tamihere's pastoral letter to his Hui Amorangi

'Faithful disciple' Queen Elizabeth II is dead

Nelson Anglicans respond to deluge

Women’s stories uplift Creation care

Book turns to Aotearoa faith heroes

Speakers critique church on sexual abuse

Anglicans gain NZ Jubilee honours

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