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March 15, 2016

Simione Ravu was knocked out after Cyclone Winston hurled his house, with him still inside it, through the air before slamming it into a stream bank. He was later found by fellow Maniava residents in the mouth of a cave. Photo: Anglican...

March 14, 2016

Simione Ravu was knocked out after Cyclone Winston hurled his house, with him still inside it, through the air before slamming it into a stream bank. He was later found by fellow Maniava residents in the mouth of a cave. Photo: Anglican...

December 4, 2013

Robert Kereopa has been to five AIN meetings. Photo: Lloyd Ashton [Anglican Taonga] Last week’s meeting of the Anglican Indigenous Network in Christchurch could be remembered as a gamechanger. The time when the AIN changed...

April 3, 2013

[Anglican Taonga] Cantabrians have this morning glimpsed what shape a new Cathedral in the Square could take. Three design options have been unveiled – restored, traditional and contemporary – and over the next month the Diocese of...

November 6, 2012

[Anglican Taonga and ACNS] What does it mean to witness to your Christian faith in a multi-faith world? That was the topic of last evening’s public presentation at the ACC, the last of the three for this Auckland gathering. An...

November 1, 2012

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of Southern Africa with the Maori King. ACNS photo. [Anglican Taonga] The Anglican Consultative Council broke camp Nov. 1 and headed south to Ngaruawahia for an audience with the Maori King. The clouds were heavy...

October 26, 2012

[Anglican Communion News Service] As the shadows lengthened on a brilliant spring Auckland afternoon, and a gentle breeze sighed through the new leaves of the pin oak trees at St. John’s College, Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan...

June 27, 2010

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori arrived in Auckland on June 25 to begin an informal weeklong visit to the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia. Jefferts Schori arrived on a day of persistent, heavy rain, but...

March 7, 2010

When St. Mary's Church, New Plymouth was consecrated on March 6 as a full-fledged cathedral -- the first new Anglican cathedral in New Zealand in more than 80 years -- Bishop Philip Richardson, of the Taranaki region of the Anglican...

February 11, 2010

Archbishop Jabez Bryce, bishop of the Diocese of Polynesia, has died peacefully Feb. 11 at Suva Private Hospital in Fiji. He was 75. Bryce had led the Diocese of Polynesia for almost 35 years and was, at time of his death, the longest-...

August 4, 2009

The Rev. Clayton Morris, New York-based liturgical officer for the Episcopal Church, has been to a few international get-togethers for liturgy scholars in the past two decades. But none, he said, has kicked off with the oomph and the good...

March 16, 2008

David Rice, dean of the Anglican Cathedral in Dunedin, has been chosen as the new Bishop of Waiapu.   Bishop-elect Rice, 46, sees his election as evidence of a growing desire within the Anglican Church to see the next...

March 16, 2008

A Canadian bishop who is part of a high-level advisory group to the worldwide Anglican Communion has been elected Bishop of Christchurch in the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia.   The Rt. Rev. Victoria...