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Kāi Tahu bishop for the south

8 October 2016

Kāi Tahu bishop for the south

Bishop of Aotearoa, Archbishop Brown Turei has announced the Ven Richard Rangi Wallace (QSM) has been elected Bishop of Te Waipounamu.

Electors from the Anglican Maori Diocese of Te Wai Pounamu gathered in Christchurch from September 23-25, where they nominated Archdeacon Richard Wallace as successor to the late Bishop John Gray.

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Anglican Church of Canada Resolution Corporation return bolsters Inuit ministry in Montreal

8 September 2016

Anglican Church of Canada Resolution Corporation return bolsters Inuit ministry in Montreal

In February 2015, the Anglican Diocese of Montreal hired a diocesan-sponsored clergyperson to focus exclusively on Indigenous ministries. Originally from the northern Quebec community of Kuujjuarapik in the Diocese of the Arctic, the Rev. Annie Ittoshat brings a strong cultural and professional background to her position as Aboriginal Community Minister. Her newly-created position offers a particular focus on ministry to the large population of Inuit in Montreal who have come from northern communities for employment opportunities, social services, or to seek medical treatment.

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[Photo: The Rev. Annie Ittoshat currently serves as Aboriginal community minister for the Diocese of Montreal. Submitted photo by Janet Best]


Archbishop Brown Turei to resign

6 September 2016

Archbishop Brown Turei to resign

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

He will resign as Bishop of Tairawhiti at the end of this year, and as Bishop of Aotearoa – leader of the Maori arm of the Anglican Church – from the end of March next year.

He has planned his resignation in two stages, he says, “to allow Tairāwhiti and Waipounamu to elect new Bishops and have full representation in place before the election for a new Bishop of Aotearoa is convened.

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St John's pilots leadership scheme

8 August 2016

St John's pilots leadership scheme

St John’s College today welcomed a mid-year intake of students – and formally launched a pilot leadership development programme for its new Tikanga Maori students.

The five new students welcomed today have set sail on a 19-week (one semester) leadership development programme, devised and overseen by the Dean of Tikanga Maori, Rev Katene Eruera.

The idea is that once they’ve completed that, they’ll continue with an academic programme. Most of the new students are heading down the ordination track.

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Environmentalists say the Trans-Pacific Partnership is their worst nightmare

8 February 2016

Environmentalists say the Trans-Pacific Partnership is their worst nightmare

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