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January 9, 2017

[Anglican Taonga] Archbishop Brown Turei, one of the leaders of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, died peacefully in Gisborne Hospital on Jan. 9 surrounded by his family and loved ones. He was 92....

June 5, 2014

[Anglican Taonga/ACNS] It’s one more day in the drawn-out saga of Christchurch Cathedral. Justice Graham Panckhurst has lifted a stay against the Anglican Church taking down the iconic stone building. A formal commitment from...

July 30, 2013

[Anglican Taonga] Maori students at St. John’s College in Auckland will soon have a new dean: the Rev. Katene Eruera. Eruera has been a priest since 2003 and is a veteran of bi-vocational ministry, working full time to...

May 14, 2013

[Anglican Taonga] Sir Ellison Pogo, former archbishop of the Anglican Church in Melanesia, died May 13 at his home in Honiara of lymphoma, which had been diagnosed while he was in Auckland during last October’s Anglican Consultative...

May 8, 2013

The Trinity Window is pieced together in Christchurch’s Transitional Cathedral. Photo: Anglican Taonga [Anglican Taonga] Christchurch’s Transitional Cathedral is being given a colorful new outlook on the city. The “...

April 17, 2013

[Anglican Taonga] The Diocese of Christchurch, meeting in a special synod April 12-13, has given overwhelming endorsement to the most modern of the three concepts for a new Cathedral in the Square. The synod heard a presentation from the...

April 16, 2013

[Anglican Taonga] In the wake of the 201-2011 Canterbury Region earthquakes the New Zealand Diocese of Christchurch has voted to take the next step towards a dramatic redrawing of its map. The diocese met in a special synod on April 13-...

April 16, 2013

[Anglican Taonga] The Diocese of Christchurch, meeting in a special synod April 12-13, has given overwhelming endorsement to the most modern of the three concepts for a new Cathedral in the Square. The synod heard a presentation from...

March 23, 2013

[Anglican Taonga] New Zealand’s Anglican community has chosen the Rt. Rev. Philip Richardson, bishop of Taranaki, as its new archbishop. He was confirmed as archbishop-elect in Wellington March 22 at a meeting of representatives of...

February 15, 2013

[Anglican Taonga] A doctrinal commission will be set up to look at a theological rationale for the liturgical blessing of people in permanent, faithful same-sex relationships. This “Commission on Doctrine and Theological questions...

November 15, 2012

[Anglican Taonga] The High Court has halted the deconstruction of Christchurch’s severely damaged cathedral – but only until the Church Property Trustees produce plans and commit to building a new Cathedral in the Square. The...

July 23, 2012

Artist’s conception of Christchurch’s Transitional Cathedral, due to be up by Christmas. Anglican Taonga photo [Anglican Taonga] Christchurch’s Transitional Cathedral moves closer to reality this Tuesday as contractors...

July 11, 2012

[Anglican Taonga] Church: We Need to Talk About Marriage. That’s what the General Synod decided in Fiji this afternoon. Without dissent, and after a debate that at times included displays of raw emotion, the synod passed a...

May 29, 2012

[Anglican Taonga] ChristChurch Cathedral in New Zealand has suffered further damage from the magnitude-5.2 aftershock on May 25, according to a statement from the diocese. “Since Friday there is more noticeable bowing in the walls,...

May 17, 2012

[Anglican Taonga] The Christchurch City Council has asked for an “immediate pause” in the demolition of ChristChurch Cathedral. After a lengthy debate, councilors on May 17 voted 10-4 to call for a halt to...

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