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Nelson Dean unites science & faith

The new Dean of Nelson, the Very Rev Dr Graham O’Brien talked with Taonga this week about the pastoral, theological and scientific background he brings to his leadership role at Christ Church Cathedral Nelson.
 The Nelson Mail introduces Dean Graham
 Covid-19 Delta: Christians can do more than pray

Ordinary blessings made sublime

The Rev Glynn Cardy has written a ‘Book of Blessings’ that entice the reader to consider the divine blessings that can arise from the ordinary things of life.

Akld Mission breaks food parcel record

Auckland City Mission – Te Tāpui Atawhai, has reported that Auckland’s latest Alert Level 4 has led to a regrettable new record of 6000 food boxes going to families in need since lockdown began.

Nelson offers digital ministry training

The Diocese of Nelson has launched ‘Discipleship Pathway’– a new fully online ministry education platform that aims to make ministry training available for free – from anywhere and under any level of Covid-19 restriction.

Auckland Mission pivots for Level 4

The Auckland City Mission - Te Tāpui Atawhai has moved swiftly to make sure they keep serving Aucklanders in desperate need despite the seven-day Level 4 snap lockdown.
• Auckland City Mission food box requests double in Level 4
• Christchurch City Mission shelter at capacity for lockdown
• How Wellington responded to Level 4 lockdown

Caring for grieving kids in Taranaki

Taranaki Anglican Rosemary Richards has been honoured with a volunteering award for her work as a group facilitator and mentor for the ‘Seasons for Growth’ programme supporting children dealing with grief.

Strandz launches Bible Explore site

Strandz, the children and families ministry network of the New Zealand dioceses, has launched a new Bible ministry resources website entitled ‘Bible Explore.’

Wellington City Mission opens housing

The Wellington City Mission has opened a new 83 room transitional housing service today, in a building that was been refurbished into high quality boutique accommodation over 2020-2021.
• Wellington's largest transitional housing facility opens amid skyrocketing demand

City Mission upgrades food boxes

The Auckland City Mission has recently upgraded its balanced family grocery box to to ensure they are providing a basic healthy food package for families turning to them for support.
• The Spinoff highlights Auckland City Mission


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018