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Auckland gains new Missioner

The Auckland City Mission has announced that its General Manager of Social Services, Helen Robinson has been appointed the new City Missioner to replace Chris Farrelly who will be stepping down in April 2021.

New liturgy farewells a lost home

Today as Anglicans across Canterbury and Aotearoa New Zealand remember in prayer all those who died, or who were affected by the Canterbury earthquake ten years ago today, Christchurch Anglican Dr Jane Simpson is offering a new liturgy for all those who have lost their homes due to natural disaster.

Wellington celebrates 23 new clergy

Anglicans from across the Diocese of Wellington were in full festive mode last Saturday as they gathered at St Paul’s Cathedral to celebrate the ordination of 18 new deacons and five new priests.

Waiapu moves finance into mission

The Anglican Diocese of Waiapu Synod has directed its two major Trust Boards to look for new ways to invest their funds that bring in mission benefits as well as financial returns.

How Good News meets worldview

Bishop of Nelson Steve Maina has charged Anglican evangelists meeting at the AFFIRM conference last week with a call to carefully discern their hearers’ worldviews whenever they share the Good News.

Children in poverty miss Xmas list

The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services was sorry to see the Government so quickly reject 59 NGOs’ call to give children in poverty the gift of a chance to thrive this Christmas.
• Auckland City Mission bracing for toughest Christmas in 100 years

St Mark’s Community sets out

The newly formed Anglican Community of St Mark has celebrated its beginnings and charged its members for mission at the 2020 AFFIRM Conference in Christchurch.

Christ Church reveals visionary plan

Christ Church Cathedral’s reinstatement company has released a plan to move into the future with a reinstated historic Cathedral building and a modern ‘Cathedral Quarter’ that promises to revitalise the heart of both city and diocese.
• Cathedral leaders look for $26m in one year
• Cost to reinstate Christ Church cathedral goes up by $50m
• Cost of new Cathedral plan skyrockets
• Commentator welcomes inspirational new Cathedral design

Requiem farewells Bishop Jim

Holy Trinity Cathedral Auckland has held a Requiem Eucharist to honour and farewell Bishop Jim White, Assistant Bishop of Auckland who died at 58 from a rare cancer two weeks ago.


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018