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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.

+Michael Curry preaches to Aotearoa

The Pīhopatanga o Aotearoa regular Sunday morning online services have ended on a high note with a sermon from the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church USA, the Most Reverend Michael Curry, who shared his vision of a new world based on Jesus’ radical, life-changing way of love.
• Watch Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon on Facebook (Starts at 14.50min)

Pihopatanga karakia goes global

Pihopatanga karakia went global this week with Archbishop Don Tamihere welcoming Archbishop Mark MacDonald – the National Indigenous Anglican Archbishop of Canada – to the Pihopatanga weekly livestreamed Eucharist as a special guest preacher.

Archbishop Don receives award

Archbishop Don Tamihere has received an award honouring the long-standing relationships and educational exchange between Te Pīhopatanga o Te Tairāwhiti and Loyola Marymount University – a highly-respected Catholic University in Los Angeles.

+Ngarahu ordains eight deacons

Bishop Ngarahu Katene has ordained eight deacons to serve in Māori pastorates and parishes across Te Pīhopatanga o Te Manawa o Te Wheke this week.

Bishop Waitohiariki’s day of firsts

More than a thousand people thronged onto the grounds at Rathkeale College in Masterton this week to celebrate the ordination of Bishop Waitohiariki Quayle as Pīhopa o Te Upoko o Te Ika and the first Māori woman to be ordained bishop in this Church.
• Dr Jenny Te Paa Daniel's ordination sermon
• Watch the Atiawa Toa FM full video coverage of pōwhiri and ordination (with commentary and interviews in Te Reo Māori)
• Wairarapa Times Age story
•Anglican Communion News Service main feature story


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018