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Histories chronicle Anglican care

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

Helping NZ honour Prince Philip

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.

Anglicans back EcoChurch start-up

Christian conservationists A Rocha Aotearoa New Zealand and Eco Church coordinators in Wellington and Auckland Dioceses are encouraging Anglicans to join a national Eco Church network.
• US pastor: why churches are effective eco-educators
River redemption with tangata whenua in Palmerston North
St Barnabas Anglican Church youth cull wilding pines

Anglicans urged to host Iftar meals

The Tikanga Pākeha Ecumenical Group is inviting Anglican churches in Aotearoa New Zealand to open their doors in friendship to their Muslim neighbours by hosting Iftar meals this Ramadan.
• Don't underestimate the value of making friends

Wellington speaks up on climate

The Diocese of Wellington has made hundreds of submissions to the Climate Change Commission on how Aotearoa New Zealand can best move towards to a thriving, climate-resilient and low emissions future. 

Chaplain joins disabled rights hikoi

Rev Vicki Terrell is asking faith communities to support the disability community in prayer and presence next week as they plan a hikoi to Parliament.
• Disabled Kiwis tired of being ignored descend on Parliament
• Rev Vicki Terrell's opening karakia

Churches build a home together

A newly-established social housing development in the Christchurch suburb of Shirley has brought together the city’s Methodist and Anglican church social agencies to back a radical new model for supported family living.

Easing others’ pain in our last days

Vicar of Pukekohe Rev Jan Wallace wants Anglicans caring for families at life’s end to promote the value of Advance Care Plans.

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.


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Peter Matheson

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John Paterson

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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018