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

Global leaders gather in Aotearoa

Anglican leaders from across the Communion are gathering in Te Matau a Maui (Hastings) in Aotearoa this week, to take part in the inaugural Anglican Indigenous Leadership Initiative (AILI).

Communion Prayer Cycle resets

The Anglican Cycle of Prayer, which unites Anglicans around the world in praying for the same diocese or province each day, has reset having reached the diocese of Zululand in the Anglican Church of Southern Africa.

Anglicans decry Pakistan attacks

Secretary General of the Anglican Communion Bishop Anthony Poggo has voiced Anglicans' concern for justice after mob attacks against Christians in the Faisalabad district of Pakistan. 
• More than 100 arrested after church burnings

Webinar highlights climate action

Anglicans are being invited to gather online and take forward the Lambeth Call on the Environment and Sustainable Development, one year on from the launch of the Communion Forest at Lambeth Palace.

Anglican Colleges enter new era

General Secretary of the Anglican Communion’s Network of Colleges and Universities US Episcopalian Rev Richard Burnett has visited Aotearoa New Zealand as he launches into his new global role.

Hirini Kaa gains Lambeth Award

The Archbishop of Canterbury has awarded the Ven Dr Hirini Kaa a Lambeth Award for his outstanding service as a church historian and theological educator and for outstanding scholarship in his book Te Hāhi Mihinare – The Māori Anglican Church.

Lambeth awards Br Chris SSF

The Archbishop of Canterbury has awarded Aotearoa New Zealand Anglican Franciscan friar, Brother Christopher John SSF with the Dunstan Award for Prayer and the Religious Life.

Fono strengthens Pacific ties

Leaders of the Pacific Anglican Churches have gathered together to build on shared foundations and discuss critical issues in mission across Oceania.
• Full text of Archbishop Philip Richardson’s sermon at St Barnabas Cathedral Honiara
• 2023 Fono Communiqué

Anglicans delve into faith & science

Anglican clergy from the Diocese of Auckland have gathered for a closer look at the interplay between faith and science, as part of the global work of the Anglican Communion’s Science Commission. 

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