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Peace on earth for all women!

Rev Jacynthia Murphy reflects on her Advent hopes of peace for women after a CCA Women's Assembly in Taiwan. 

Cutting down on deforestation

The Anglican-owned company that manages the biggest trusts for the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia – Trust Management – has signed a worldwide Investors’ Statement calling for corporate action to expose and eliminate deforestation in their commodity investment supply lines.

Br Matthew calls youth to Taizé

Brother Matthew of the Taizé Community has challenged Aotearoa New Zealand churches to launch a renewal of young leaders who can ‘come and see’ the Community and experience its life of reconciliation and hope at Taizé in France.

NZ to launch Bible 2020

A new global Bible campaign, Bible 2020, will launch in Aotearoa New Zealand this coming January.

AIN calls for Communion backing

The Anglican Indigenous Network(AIN) meeting in Hawai’i this October has released a challenge to the wider Anglican Communion to actively advocate indigenous rights across the church and the world.

Taizé brother to visit Aotearoa

Brother Matthew from the ecumenical community of Taizé in France is on his way to Aotearoa New Zealand to lead workshops and worship in Wellington, Auckland and Dunedin between 15-20 November 2019.

WCC raises West Papua alarm

The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has raised the alarm about human rights abuses being carried out against peaceful protestors in West Papua.

Raising West Papuans’ rights

West Papua human rights advocate and development expert Rosa Moiwend has called on the New Zealand churches to keep West Papuan rights in the foreground of our advocacy efforts with Government.

Saving the day for refugees

Christian World Service is asking Anglican churches and ministry communities to set aside a day to pray and fundraise for refugees on Refugee Sunday 7 July. 
• +Michael Curry urges churches to 'pray, learn, act' on Refugee Sunday
• Faith groups call for global solidarity on World Refugee Day
• Aussie Anglican school kids raise $6K on refugee ration challenge


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Anglican Taonga Winter 2018