Telling the stories of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, NZ and Polynesia

Polynesia opens Tonga Appeal

The Anglican Diocese of Polynesia and Anglican Missions have launched an emergency appeal for the people of Tonga after tsunami waves and ash fall from the Hunga Tonga - Hunga Ha'apai volcanic eruption caused widespread damage on 15 January 2022.

Polynesia gains development expert

Anglican Missions and the Diocese of Polynesia have announced that Karen Chute Delaivoni has been appointed to a new role as Diocesan Development and Humanitarian Aid Project Manager.

Pacific Anglicans counter violence

The Diocese of Polynesia’s Ministry Officer the Rev Sereima Lomaloma has addressed European Commission members and faith-based gender justice leaders from round the globe to share the House of Sarah’s work on ending violence against women and girls.

Tongan Anglicans build climate resilience

Eleni Levin Tevi has shared her Tongan Anglican perspective on how the Church can prioritise climate resilience alongside commmunity resilience in its work to combat the impact of climate change.

+Fereimi Cama’s fond farewell

Archbishop Fereimi Cama was farewelled from this life in a funeral ceremony at Holy Trinity Cathedral Suva yesterday, honoured by his beloved family and Church, and joined online by mourners from around the world.
• Fiji Times: Gone but never forgotten
• Tributes flow for Archbishop Fereimi 
• Anglican Primates share condolences

Archbishop Fereimi Cama dies at 66

Archbishop Fereimi Cama, who was the Bishop of Polynesia, and one of the three leaders of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, has died in Fiji.
• Archbishop Justin Welby pays tribute to Archbishop Fereimi Cama
• Communiqué from the Diocese of Polynesia
• Archbishops' mihi for the late Archbishop Fereimi Cama
• Archbishop Don Tamihere’s reflections

Fiji Covid response sees harvest

With food insecurity rife in Fiji’s Covid-hit economy, Bishop of Polynesia Archbishop Fereimi Cama has called on every Anglican household to dig up their backyards and plant gardens to help feed their pandemic stricken neighbours.
• Dozens of new Covid cases in Fiji over weekend

Moana sisters welcome first novice

The Moana Community of Saint Clare and their supporters are celebrating signs of renewal for their Anglican Pacific women’s order as Miliva Toariki takes her vows as their first novice.

Moana sisters extend Suva mission

The Moana Community of Saint Clare in Fiji are celebrating humble signs of growth as they mark the first five years of a newly founded Anglican religious order for mission in the Pacific.

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