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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.

Bishop Jim White dies at 58

Rt Rev Jim White, Assistant Bishop of Auckland and former Dean of the College of the Southern Cross has died from a rare cancer aged 58.
• Auckland Diocese video in memoriam: Bishop Jim

Anglicans join Te Reo million

Local Shared Ministry teams in the Diocese of Auckland have celebrated first steps in learning to pray in Te Reo Māori, by joining the one million strong Te Reo Māori moment in Māori language week.
• Watch Dilworth School’s ‘Fortissimo’ sing Wairua Tapu for the one million Te Reo Māori moment

NZCCSS calls for homes, living wages

The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services is calling on all political parties to put warm, dry homes and a liveable income for all New Zealanders at the top of their election agenda.

Holding a life in God's hands

Elaine Tyrrell reviews 'Purple Hands' an autobiography that recounts the 'great suffering and great love' revealed in the life story of missionary nurse midwife Rev Barbara Walker QSO.


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018