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New Book Shows 194 Years Of Change In Te Reo Māori

Tuesday, 14 September 2021, 3:09 pm | Bible Society

To coincide with this year’s Te Wiki o te Reo Māori, Bible Society has re-issued one of the first books ever published in te reo Māori. The book, which featured selected passages from the Bible and some hymns translated into Māori, was published ... More >>

Bible Believers' Newsletter #614

Friday, 1 January 2010, 12:04 pm | Bible Society

Christian greetings in the wonderful Name of our Lord Jesus Christ. We have appreciated your fellowship and wish you prosperity in health with rest in the faith as we enter the New Year. May you be blessed in 2010—the fifty-seventh year of the 'rapture' ... More >>

New Testament for Tokelau

Sunday, 24 May 2009, 11:56 am | Bible Society

The first Christian scriptures to be published in the Tokelau language were launched at a church service in Porirua near Wellington today. More >>

Award-winning Author Writing Tarore Story

Wednesday, 29 April 2009, 12:47 pm | Bible Society

Award winning author, Joy Cowley, has teamed up with Bible Society to write the remarkable story of Tarore. More >>

Bible Still Top Book for NZers

Friday, 23 December 2005, 1:02 pm | Bible Society

More than 70,000 new Bibles from Bible Society found their way into New Zealand homes and churches for the year ended October 31, 2005. More >>

Bible Runner-up in Best-seller List

Thursday, 23 December 2004, 4:22 pm | Bible Society

New Zealand’s perennial best-selling book, the Bible, has had to accept second place in the best-seller list this year following the extraordinary success of the late Michael King’s book, ‘The Penguin History of New Zealand’. More >>

NZ'er Heads World’s Largest Bible Organisation

Tuesday, 14 September 2004, 1:24 pm | Bible Society

Dr George Barton QC, of Wellington, was elected President of the United Bible Societies (UBS) at its World Assembly in Newport, Wales, last month. More >>

NZer Heads World’s Largest Bible Organisation

Tuesday, 14 September 2004, 9:27 am | Bible Society

Dr George Barton QC, of Wellington, was elected President of the United Bible Societies (UBS) at its World Assembly in Newport, Wales, last month. More >>

“Apathy to the Gospel increasingly common”

Thursday, 22 July 2004, 12:44 am | Bible Society

“Apathy to the Christian Gospel, or even outright rejection is increasingly common in many western countries, including New Zealand,” said Cardinal Thomas Williams addressing an interdenominational congregation in Upper Hutt on National Bible Sunday More >>

There are Bibles and Bibles

Thursday, 15 July 2004, 1:26 pm | Bible Society

''There’s a world of difference between accurately translating the Bible and rewording it to fit in with someone’s ideas of what it should say,'' said Bible Society chief executive Colin Reed. More >>

Bible Mission Started In Pub

Friday, 5 March 2004, 10:24 am | Bible Society

Bible Societies around the world are celebrating the 200th anniversary since their founding this week. The British and Foreign Bible Society was established at a meeting in the London Tavern, on March 7, 1804. It was the first of 138 national Bible Societies ... More >>

Bible translations top 400 mark

Wednesday, 19 February 2003, 9:50 am | Bible Society

The number of languages worldwide in which the complete Bible can now be read is 405. A year ago it was 392, according to figures just released by the United Bible Societies (UBS). More >>

Bible still hot in NZ

Monday, 23 December 2002, 1:12 pm | Bible Society

Bible Society distributed over 60,000 Bibles in the year ended October 31 and they estimate that other New Zealand agencies have distributed at least another 20,000 Bibles during the year. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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