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Archbishop Winston Halapua begins retirement tour across Diocese of Polynesia

Archbishop Winston Halapua, a Primate of the Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, prepares for his retirement in August.

18 July 2018

Rare 1616 King James Bible found in cupboard of 57-year-old New Zealand church

A rare original edition of the 1616 King James Bible has been found in the cupboard of a 1960s church in Manawatū, New Zealand.

13 July 2018

Negotiations begin for “amicable separation” following same-sex relationships vote

Talks have begun to reach an amicable separation between members of four conservative evangelical churches and Christchurch Diocese. 

06 July 2018

Justice Select Committee hears New Zealand bishops’ concern over proposed euthanasia law

Bishops in New Zealand opposed to the legalisation of medically assisted suicide have warned that initial “safeguards” can be loosened.

22 June 2018

Boost for Christchurch Cathedral rebuild with announcement of £3.1 million grant

Church Property Trustees of the Diocese of Christchurch have received a $6,000,000 NZD grant towards rebuilding Christchurch Cathedral.

19 June 2018

New Zealand’s parish nurses target mental health in 2018 conference

The New Zealand Faith Community Nurses’ Association has set holistic mental health care at the top of its training agenda for 2018.

12 June 2018

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

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Anglican Communion primates address Church of England’s General Synod

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Countdown to Lambeth 2020

Archbishops from around the Communion have been speaking to ACNS about looking forward to the Lambeth Conference in 2020 as planning for the event gathers momentum and giving their views on the importance of the Anglican Communion.

Easter messages from Anglican Primates

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