Strandz, the children and families ministry network of the New Zealand dioceses, has launched a new Bible ministry resources website entitled ‘Bible Explore.’
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
Te Hurihanga Ō Rangatahi – the Christchurch youth services hub due to be built on land provided by the Diocese of Christchurch’s Anglican Care organisation – can now go ahead after a successful environment court mediation with a local residents’ association.
Anglican clergy have stepped up in response to their communities’ needs in Ashburton, Geraldine and Temuka, three towns at the centre of flooding emergencies in rural Canterbury this week.
• Canterbury flooding: what you need to know
• RNZ: Canterbury flooding in pictures
• A priest, a minister and the historic church saved from flooding
The New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services has welcomed main benefit increases in the Government’s ‘Wellbeing Budget 2021’ – as an encouraging change in direction toward the goal of wellbeing for every family in Aotearoa.
Bishop Richard Randerson reviews 'Hand in Hand' by Ian Harris – a book with critical insights on how to share the Gospel in secular Aotearoa New Zealand.
A history of the first fifty years of Dunedin’s Anglican Family Care was launched last week making it the third major history published in the last year that chronicles city-based social service agencies founded with Anglican Church support.
• Auckland City Mission looks back with centenary history
• Guts and Grace chronicles 90 years of Christchurch City Mission
• Fifty years of Dunedin Anglican family services documented
Wellington’s Cathedral of St Paul has joined with the New Zealand Government’s Department of Internal Affairs(DIA) and the state Visits and Ceremonial Office(VCO) to host a national memorial service for HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh.