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Church could appoint Climate Commissioner after Synod motion

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand & Polynesia is set to appoint a Climate Commissioner as it continues to fight climate change.

18 May 2018

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

Anglican Church in New Zealand opens the door to blessing same-sex relationships

The Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia has agreed to allow churches in New Zealand to bless same sex relationships.

09 May 2018

New Zealand Primate Don Tamihere installed during Maori service in Gisborne

Archbishop Don Tamihere, the youngest primate in the Anglican Communion, was installed leader of the Maori Anglican Church on Saturday.

30 April 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

Bishop welcomes NZ government announcement on offshore oil drilling

The Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, has announced a ban on new permits for offshore oil and gas exploration.

12 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

Violence against women — the sin and its prevention in Fiji

Sereima Lomaloma writes about how the Church is taking a stand in Fiji, which has one of the world’s highest rates of gender-based violence.

16 March 2018

New Zealand Anglicans plan climate change protest at Petroleum Conference

Anglicans from the Diocese of Wellington are planning to protest against what is billed as “New Zealand’s premier oil and gas event.”

16 March 2018

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Bishop of London Sarah Mullally introduced to House of Lords

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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.