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Auckland Cathedral reaches out to Shia Muslim communities during Ramadan

Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral and the city’s Shia Islamic community have been praised for coming together for a Ramadan fast-breaking meal. 

21 June 2017

Former doctor in New Zealand to return there as a bishop

A clergyman who worked in New Zealand as a doctor in the 1990s is returning there as the new Bishop of Dunedin. Revd Dr Steven Benford, currently serving in the Diocese of London, was a doctor for twenty nine years.

16 June 2017

First woman bishop for Wellington diocese, New Zealand

An estimated 900 worshippers packed into the Wellington Cathedral of St Paul to celebrate the evening ordination of the Rt Rev Dr Eleanor “Ellie” Sanderson as Assistant Bishop for the Diocese of Wellington.

12 June 2017

Fate of quake damaged Cathedral to be decided in September

The Anglican Church in New Zealand has said the future of Christchurch Cathedral, which has been derelict since an earthquake six years ago, will be decided this September.

23 May 2017

Young Anglicans go into training to help Pacific communities adapt to climate change

Sixteen young leaders from the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have started two weeks of training in the South Pacific island of Tonga to help their communities adapt to climate change.

17 May 2017

Women Bishops speak out on gender justice

The seven female bishops of the Provinces of the Anglican Church Australia and of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia have used their first ever meeting to speak out “for the well-being of girls and women across the Anglican Communion.”

02 May 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

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

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

Archbishop Brown Turei laid to rest overlooking New Zealand's Whangaparao Bay

Traditional Maori farewell for the Anglican Communion's oldest Primate

16 January 2017

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Sudan announced as a new Province within the Anglican Communion

The Anglican Communion has announced that Sudan will, in a few months from now, become a separate Province is its own right. Currently, Sudan is an internal province within the Anglican Church of South Sudan and Sudan.

Plans unveiled for Archbishop Janani Luwum 40th anniversary commemorations

A major commemoration will take place next month to mark the 40th Anniversary of the assassination of Archbishop Janani Luwum by Ugandas then-president, Idi Amin.