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Bishop Victoria Matthews bows out with attack on Cathedral preservation campaign

The outgoing Bishop of Christchurch said goodbye to her diocese with an attack on civic authorities over the future of Christchurch Cathedral.

16 April 2018

New Zealand primates say Church should be included in state abuse inquiry

The co-Primates of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia says churches should be included in official abuse inquiry.

26 March 2018

Bishops in England and New Zealand step down to pursue new callings

The Bishop of Christchurch, Victoria Matthews, and the Bishop of Shrewsbury, Mark Rylands, are stepping down to pursue new callings.

19 March 2018

New Zealand Anglican bishops speak out against moves to legalise euthanasia

Eight bishops have called for a halt to a Bill which proposes legalising medically-assisted suicide and euthanasia in New Zealand.

28 February 2018

Prayers urged after 7.5 magnitude earthquake rocks Papua New Guinea

A large earthquake in Papua New Guinea’s Enga province has left more than 30 people dead and over 300 injured, according to reports.

27 February 2018

Worldwide response to Pope’s call to prayer and fasting for South Sudan and DRC

Anglican provinces around the world have responded positively to Pope Francis’ call for an ecumenical day of prayer and fasting for peace.

19 February 2018

A Christmas Message from Archbishops Winston Halapua and Philip Richardson

A Christmas Message from Archbishops Winston Halapua and Philip Richardson of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.

22 December 2017

Fijian bishop chooses corrugated tin roof shelter over cathedral for consecration

A new suffragan bishop in the Diocese of Polynesia has been consecrated under a make-shift shelter on the island of Vanua Levu.

13 December 2017

From Waikato to Leeds: Bishop Helen-Ann Hartley moves diagonally

The Bishop of Waikato in New Zealand is to return to her roots after being named as the new Bishop of Ripon in the C of E’s Diocese of Leeds.

10 November 2017

Celebrations as Tonga’s first bishop symbolises “a bird that has begun to fly”

The first constitutional bishop for the Pacific island nation of Tonga is its third bishop since Anglican missionary Alfred Willis arrived in 1902.

19 September 2017

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Bishop Ellinah on ending gender-based violence

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Easter messages from Anglican Primates

A collection of Easter Messages issued by Primates of the Provinces of the Anglican Communion.

Tairawhiti Bishop, Don Tamihere, elected as Primate of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

The Anglican Church of ANZP have announced that Bishop Don Tamihere has been elected Archbishop of the Province’s Maori Tikanga.