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Indigenous Christians stand with Canada

Indigenous Christians from around Aotearoa New Zealand and the Anglican Communion have expressed their solidarity with the indigenous peoples of Canada in a statement released this week.

Te Rāwiri songs go on future record

David Tapene Snr and Te Pihopatanga o Te Tai Tokerau have launched an ambitious project to digitally capture the oral history of more than 200 traditional Mihingare hymns. 
 Radio Waatea: Himene captured for the future

Bishop Te Kitohi receives ONZM

Bishop of Tai Tokerau, Rt Rev Te Kitohi Wiremu Pikaahu has been presented with an honour as Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for his services to the Anglican Church and to Māori.

Karakia o Te Po marks a year online

As ‘Karakia o Te Po’ reached its first anniversary on March 25 this year, the Pīhopatanga o Aotearoa online services are still welcoming the largest single congregations of any Māori Anglican Church today.
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Podcast tackles suicide pandemic

Manawa o Te Wheke youth enabler Mira Martin has shared her insights from years of experience promoting wellbeing for Māori youth in a ‘Sacred Teachings’ indigenous wisdom podcast for the Anglican Church of Canada.

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.


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018