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Workshop boosts Fiji garden skills

Anglicans in Fiji’s Newtown parish have boosted their gardening skills at a workshop designed to help them support pandemic-hit families with low cost food and new sources of income.

Tonga recovery: A long way to go

Anglican Missions and the Diocese of Polynesia are giving thanks to all those who have given to the Tonga Emergency Appeal, but with widespread devastation due to the eruption and tsunamis, our Tongan whānau still urgently need our help.

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.
• NZDF reports after Tonga flights
• Third NZ Navy vessel heads to Tonga
• First humanitarian flights arrive in Tonga

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


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