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Christmas Drive-through hopes to reach 26,000-mark

Monday, 20 November 2017, 9:37 am | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

Each December for the past 14 years, Massey Presbyterian Church in West Auckland has run a free Christmas Drive-through, in which people can experience the Christmas story – with animals, actors, stages, and singing – from the comfort of their ... More >>

Presbyterian Church elects Pasifika leader as Moderator

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 4:58 pm | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

The Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand has elected the Rev Taimoanaifakaofo (Fakaofo) Kaio as its future leader. He will take up the role of Moderator from 3 October 2018 at the Presbyterian Church’s General Assembly to be held at St Andrew's ... More >>

Give presents and be present this Christmas says Church

Friday, 16 December 2016, 9:23 am | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

Bucking current thinking that gift-giving at Christmas is consumerism at its worst, Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand, Rt Rev Richard Dawson, believes that presents are a welcome and important part of Christmas. More >>

Presbyterian Church re-elects leader as Moderator-designate

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 11:07 am | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

In an exceptional move the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand has re-elected its recent leader as its future leader. More >>

Presbyterians reject earthquakes as ‘divine punishment’

Friday, 18 November 2016, 5:16 pm | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

At its General Assembly in Dunedin today the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand rejected the view that natural disasters such, including the recent earthquakes, are a form of divine punishment. More >>

Senior church leader appointed White Ribbon Ambassador

Friday, 18 November 2016, 1:42 pm | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

White Ribbon’s newest ambassador is calling on churches to support the campaign opposing violence towards women. More >>

Presbyterians extending the hand of friendship this Easter

Friday, 18 March 2016, 3:59 pm | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

This weekend Presbyterian parishes around the country will be extending the hand of friendship to their neighbours. More >>

Church billboard hammers home Easter message to Donald Trump

Wednesday, 9 March 2016, 9:24 am | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

AUCKLAND, 9 March 2016 - Donald Trump has made an appearance in Auckland today via a new Easter billboard outside a Remuera church. More >>

Presbyterian Church urges Government to do more for refugees

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 4:42 pm | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

The Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand is calling for an urgent review of the country’s quota for accepting refugees for resettlement. More >>

Minister elected as head of international Christian charity

Friday, 21 August 2015, 3:38 pm | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

Palmerston North Presbyterian minister, the Very Rev Pamela Tankersley, has been electedas the head of Singapore-based Council for World Mission (CWM). More >>

Calls for more alcohol-free local activities

Friday, 17 July 2015, 5:26 pm | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

The Presbyterian Church has added its voice to those speaking out against New Zealand’s binge-drinking culture, saying that more alcohol-free activities for youth are part of the solution. More >>

Pope has important message on climate change for New Zealand

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 11:50 am | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

The Presbyterian Church has enthusiastically welcomed Pope Francis’s encyclical on the environment which addresses one of the great moral challenges of our time, climate change. More >>

Presbyterian Church to lead Waitangi Day dawn ceremony

Thursday, 29 January 2015, 12:53 pm | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

For the first time in the history of the Presbyterian Church, its ministers, led by the Church’s Māori Synod, will conduct the Waitangi Day dawn ceremony at Waitangi. More >>

Put family arguments aside and enjoy a peaceful Christmas

Tuesday, 9 December 2014, 3:47 pm | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

While Christmas is often a time of joy for reunited families, for others it is a time of arguments, old grudges and reminders of the differences that separate us. More >>

New national Assembly Executive Secretary for Presbyterians

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 9:52 am | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

The Rev Wayne Matheson has been appointed as the national Assembly Executive Secretary of the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand. The role is the equivalent to a General Manager and will be based in the Church’s national office in Wellington. More >>

Presbyterian Church elects Moderator-designate

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 1:50 pm | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

The Rev Richard Dawson of Dunedin will be the next leader of the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand. More >>

Presbyterian Church to consider divestment of fossil fuels

Monday, 6 October 2014, 5:24 pm | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

At its biennial General Assembly yesterday, the Presbyterian Church agreed by a majority vote to request that the Church’s Property Trustees, who manage the major funds of the Church, divest from fossil fuel investments. More >>

Presbyterian Church elects new leader

Monday, 6 October 2014, 9:59 am | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

The Right Rev Andrew Norton is the new Moderator or elected leader of the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand. He begins his two year term from 4 October 2014. More >>

National Day to Commemorate New Zealand Wars Supported

Thursday, 1 May 2014, 10:39 am | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

The Moderator of the Māori Synod of the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand, the Rev Wayne Te Kaawa, has supported calls by Tainui and Kingitanga leader Tukuroirangi Morgan to have an annual national day to commemorate the New Zealand Wars. The Moderator ... More >>

Church Concerns: Legislation Impact On Children & Families

Friday, 12 July 2013, 5:10 pm | Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand

The Presbyterian Church today expressed its concern that more pokies will equal more problems for children and families of problem gamblers. More >>

 

 

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