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Ōtaki Anglicans foster Treaty hope

On 6 February 2021, two Ōtaki Anglican churches will commemorate Waitangi Day together as Māori and Pākehā, taking a step towards strengthening their partnership of hope – shaped by the gospel and inspired by the Treaty of Waitangi.

Bishop Ben Te Haara dies at 88

The first Bishop of Te Tai Tokerau, Bishop Ben Te Haara ( Waiohau Rui Te Haara) has died at his home in Rāwhiti in the Bay of Islands aged 88.

Mihinare & prisons: 4 things to do

While the standoff at Wakeria prison has been resolved – thanks to iwi intervention – it has once again highlighted the failure of Aotearoa New Zealand’s system of imprisonment and justice. Here three Māori Anglican priests lay out four key ways Mihinare can respond.

Mihinare history breaks new ground

Rev Dr Hirini Kaa has published a groundbreaking history of Te Hāhi Mihinare that centres on the dynamic relationship between Māori forms of knowledge and Christianity amongst the women and men who nurtured the Māori Anglican Church as an indigenous church.

Praying anew in Te Reo Māori

Three years of Sunday prayers have been translated into Te Reo Māori for the 2020 edition of 'A New Zealand Prayer Book He Karakia Mihinare o Aotearoa.'

Selwyn honours + Muru Walters

Te Maru Pūmanawa - Selwyn College Anglican University residential college held a day of events in Dunedin on Wednesday this week to appoint Bishop Muru Walters as a life fellow of the College.

Backing Te Reo Māori for the future

Rangi Nicholson says Māori Language Week and the one million Te Reo moment reminds us of a golden opportunity for the Anglican Church in Aotearoa New Zealand – to return to our place as a frontline advocate for Te Reo Māori - the first language to carry the message of salvation across these islands.
• Runanganui moves toward life in Te Reo Māori by 2030

Sharing God’s love in a pandemic

As Aotearoa New Zealand experiences our second partial lockdown in response to a new Auckland-based cluster of Covid-19 infections, Archbishop Don Tamihere’s words of encouragement from this year’s virtual General Synod Te Hīnota Whānui speak again into our biggest city’s ‘new normal’.
• Watch Archbishop Don's charge on Youtube

Te Taanga Manawa hub opens

New South Auckland family harm prevention services hub, ‘Te Taanga Manawa’ opens up a new way of working together that will transform many lives, reports Jade Hohaia from Manukau.


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Mark MacDonald

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Hirini Kaa

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Mihinare: 200 years of Māori and the Anglican Church

Peter Matheson

Pākehā secular switch is not for all NZers

Peter Matheson

Pākehā secular switch is not for all NZers

Katie Marcar

Prizing open biblical metaphors today

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Prizing open biblical metaphors today

Peter Carrell

Quietly fades the Don?

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Stephen Cottrell

Please, let's not go back to normal

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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018