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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

Easter Message from Primates of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia

An Easter Message from the Archbishops of the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, Winston Halapua and Philip Richardson.

13 April 2017

Primates’ Christmas Message: Archbishop Philip Richardson

A Christmas message on behalf of the three Primates of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, Archbishop Philip Richardson.

22 December 2016

Maori Archbishop to retire in March 2017

The oldest Primate in the Anglican Communion, Archbishop William Brown Turei of the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia, will retire at the end of March 2017.

23 August 2016

Inquiry call into forced adoptions

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia had admitted its involvement in forced adoptions in the 20th Century.

05 August 2016

Refugee quota increase "shames New Zealand" says Archbishop

Archbishop Philip Richardson criticises a New Zealand government announcement that it will increase its annual quota of refugees from 750 to 1,000.

13 June 2016

New Zealand churches open new unity dialogue

Leaders of Anglican, Methodist and Roman Catholic churches in New Zealand have launched a new platform for conversation and work together, to be known as the National Dialogue for Christian Unity (NDCU).

07 March 2016

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Archbishop-elect Laurent Mbanda “humbled” by the opportunity to serve Church in Rwanda

Bishop of Shyira, Laurent Mbanda, describes his selection as Archbishop-elect of Rwanda as “a very humbling opportunity to serve”.

Christmas messages from Anglican Primates

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