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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

Oceania regional primates pledge united action on climate change and gender-based violence

Primates in the Oceania region have pledged to take concrete action in the fight against climate change and gender-based violence.

13 March 2018

Oceania Anglican primates gather for first of five pre-Lambeth regional meetings

Primates from the Anglican provinces in the Oceania region will be joined by Archbishop Justin Welby to discuss the next Lambeth Conference.

02 March 2018

Ambae state of emergency extended as Manaro volcano threat continues

The state of emergency on the evacuated Vanuatuan island of Ambae has been extended for two weeks as the Manaro volcano continues to erupt.

12 October 2017

Anglican primates discuss action on climate change

Disappearing islands in the south Pacific, recent hurricanes in the Caribbean and food security issues in Africa were amongst the items discussed by Anglican church leaders as they discussed climate change and the environment during the Primates’ Meeting in Canterbury, England.

06 October 2017

Melanesian Anglicans help evacuation of the island of Ambae

The entire population of the Vanuatuan island of Ambae has being evacuated amid fears that the giant Manaro volcano is about to erupt. 

05 October 2017

Anglican Church of Melanesia supports islands hit by Tropical Cyclone

The Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACOM) is working closely with the National Disaster Management Committee in Vanuatu, and being supported by Anglican agencies in the Pacific, after tropical cyclone Donna battered the Torres Islands at the beginning of May.

13 June 2017

Emergency Appeal for victims of tropical cyclone Donna

The Anglican Missions Office has launched an emergency appeal in support of the victims of what was reportedly the worst tropical storm to hit the South Pacific in the month of May. Tropical cyclone Donna unleashed winds of up to 300kmh on Northern Vanuatu over the weekend.

09 May 2017

Anglican Primates of Oceania speak out on climate change

The Anglican Primates of Oceania, who have been meeting in Australia,  have warned of the threat to their region from climate change.

07 March 2017

Sun provides night-time light to Solomons' clinic

An Anglican-run clinic on the island of Big Ngella in the Central Solomons has turned to the sun to solve a problem of the lights going out at night.

23 September 2016


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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.

Archbishop-elect Maimbo Mndolwa’s 2020 vision for reviving God’s work in Tanzania

The next Primate of the Anglican Church of Tanzania will consult with bishops and lay leaders as the province prepares for its 50th anniversary.