Anglican Church of Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia


Nelson diocese votes to stick with the New Zealand church

Synod votes to support local option on gay blessings, but restates its traditional views on sexuality


Bishop Victoria Matthews resigns

Bishop of Christchurch to step down in May


Maori archbishop elected

The Rt. Rev. Don Tamihere elected leader of the Maori Anglican Church


Bishops elected for Tonga and Fiji

Dr. 'Afa Vaka to be bishop of Vanua Levu and Taveuni in Fiji and Henry Bull elected bishop for Tonga


Maori archbishop dies

Archbishop Brown Turei, one of the leaders of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia, has died.


Adultery ban overturned

NZ ecclesiastical tribunal reverses bishop's ban on the Dean of Napier Cathedral.


NZ working group on gay marriage formed

Team to prevent the church from splitting over gay marriage created by archbishops


NZ Bishops statement on Euthanasia

Submission from 9 Anglican bishops to the Health Select Committee on Medically Assisted Dying


NZ Archbishops to form new gay marriage study panel

The archbishops have called for a new consultants' panel to accompany their Motion 29 working group.


Maori archbishop to step down

Archbishop Brown Turei has announced his intention to retire after more than 65 years in ordained ministry.


Fiji conference addresses climate change

Forty bishops and church leaders from across the Anglican Communion concluded this week a seven day consultation that seeks to set a common church response to the problems associated with climate change.


Way Forward report goes public

The long-awaited report of the Way Forward Working Group[1]  has been released.