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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 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

Wellington’s St Paul’s Cathedral re-opens for Christmas

The congregation of St Paul’s Cathedral in Wellington will return to their building for Christmas services after a safety cordon around it was lifted.

15 December 2016

Churches united in land divided by New Zealand earthquake

The Anglican Taonga news service found a land divided, but a community and its churches united, when it toured the earthquake-hit region of southern Marlborough.

13 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

Anglicans called to pray after earthquakes in Italy and Myanmar

The chair of the Anglican Consultative Council, Archbishop Paul Kwong, has called on Anglicans around the world to pray for Italy and Myanmar after separate earthquakes yesterday.

25 August 2016

Drone assesses Christchurch Cathedral earthquake damage

A drone has been used got get up to date information about the damage to the interior of New Zealand’s Christchurch Cathedral.

07 July 2016

Presiding Bishop brings message of hope to quake-ravaged Ecuador

The Presiding Bishop of the US-based Episcopal Church, Michael Curry, has visited the Episcopal Diocese of Ecuador Litoral to see relief efforts following April’s earthquake.

07 July 2016

Revisiting Ecuador, two months after a devastating earthquake

An increase in domestic violence and hunger following April's Ecuador earthquake has lead to a surge in gastrointestinal and respiratory illness in children.

20 June 2016

Japanese Anglicans open support centre following earthquakes

The Anglican Church in Japan is drawing on its experience of the 2011 tsunami to respond to the powerful earthquakes that struck the island nation last month. Twin earthquakes of 6.5 and 7.3-magnitude in April caused extensive damage in Kumamoto prefecture on Kyushu, the southern island of Japan, killing over 65 people and injuring nearly 1,600.

17 May 2016