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Anglican and Roman Catholic leaders call on the Prime Minister to offer more refugees sanctuary in New Zealand.
Taonga News | 03 Sep 2015
Anglican and Roman Catholic leaders have urged the Prime Minister, John Key, offer more refugees sanctuary in New Zealand.
In a letter to Mr Key, Archbishops Philip Richardson and Brown Turei (Anglican) and John Cardinal Dew (Catholic) say the refugee crises in the Middle East and Africa require “a global... View article
Canon Lawrence Kimberley has been chosen as the next Dean of Christchurch.
And that news – which was announced by Bishop Victoria Matthews in the Transitional Cathedral last evening, at the opening service for the Christchurch Diocesan Synod – was greeted with a prolonged burst of applause.
Bishop Victoria told the congregation that the Dean’s position had been advertised internationally, and applications had come in from four continents.
Many of those seeking the... View article
A Government-appointed consultant will be brought in to break the deadlock over the ruined ChristChurch Cathedral – and Bishop Victoria Matthews wants a way forward by Christmas.
Bishop Victoria Matthews is determined that the deadlock over the ruined ChristChurch Cathedral should be broken by Christmas.
And she has announced that an independent Government-appointed consultant will be brought in to negotiate a way forward for the earthquake-ravaged... View article
A Walk in the Woods: starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte
This fundraiser will benefit the Rwenzori Special Needs Foundation
The Rwenzori Special Needs Foundation supports families with a child with special needs
Monies from this fundraiser will enable Foundation families to purchase hens and goats.
Families use the money earned from selling eggs and goat milk to keep their children inschool.
Thursday 3 September, 6:30pm
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See photos at: http://www.anglicantaonga.org.nz/News/Common-Life/Youth-enjoy-high-tea-with-bishops
By: Rev. Jayson Rhodes [Provincial Communications & Media Advisor to the Anglican Church)
High tea with the bishops was a highlight for youth leaders attending The Abbey this weekend [29-30 Aug] at El Rancho, Waikanae.
Teacups, teapots, and scones covered in jam and cream were all part of the chance for youth leaders to ask questions of bishops and to set the conversation... View article