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Six Anglican churches in Christchurch shortlisted for post-earthquake heritage awards

More than half the finalists in an award for earthquake-related preservation of heritage buildings in Christchurch are Anglican churches.

16 May 2018

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

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

Christchurch City Council consults on $10 million cathedral contribution

The City of Christchurch has launched a consultation on how to fund its $10 million share of the re-build costs for the city’s cathedral.

11 October 2017

Christchurch Synod Votes to Reinstate Cathedral

ChristChurch Cathedral will be reinstated, the Christchurch Diocesan Synod has decided.

11 September 2017

Synod to consider gifting Christchurch Cathedral to New Zealand government

Christchurch diocesan synod will consider giving its earthquake-ravaged cathedral as a gift to the people of New Zealand.

15 August 2017

Decision edges closer on future of Christchurch Cathedral

The New Zealand Diocese of Christchurch has defended itself over allegations that it has dragged its feet over the future of its iconic cathedral.

10 April 2017

Decision on future of Christchurch Cathedral delayed

The future of the partially-demolished earthquake-ravaged cathedral in Christchurch, New Zealand, remains uncertain after an expected pre-Christmas announcement was delayed.

23 December 2016

Churches damaged by New Zealand earthquake

Two people have been killed and many more injured following a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the New Zealand town of Kaikoura this week.

17 November 2016

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Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s sermon at the Royal Wedding

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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.