Anglican Church of Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia


NZ lottery contributes $6 million to ChristChurch Cathedral rebuilding

Lottery Significant Projects to donate six million dollars towards the reinstatement of ChristChurch Cathedral.


NZ bishops say no to euthanasia

NZs seven diocesan bishops have had their views aired before Parliament's justice select committee debating euthanasia


Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans NZ response to gay marriage vote

It is with deep sadness that (FCANZ) receives the news that General Synodhas passed the Motion 29 Report allowing the blessing of same-sex relationships


New Zealand church adopts local option on gay blessings

The Anglican Church this morning has paved the way for the blessing of same gender relationships.


Polynesia rejects same-sex marriage

The General Synod has passed a resolution which notes that Tikanga Pasifika will not be voting for the blessing of same-gender relationships.


Archbishop of Polynesia announces retirement

Winston Halapua to step down in August, with his successor scheduled to be elected in January


Gay blessings report goes too far and not far enough says FCANZ

Fellowship of Confessing Anglicans New Zealand says proposal for diocesan option on gay blessings is problematic


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