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  • Photo: NZ Herald 29.9.17

    13 October 2017

    AAnglican Missions has launched an Emergency Appeal in support of the Anglican Church of Melanesia (ACoM) to assist in its work in helping the evacuated residents of Ambae Island, Vanuatu. ACoM asked Anglican Missions to assist with the immediate response and we joined the Anglican Board of Missions (Australia), Anglican Overseas Aid (Australia) and Episcopal Relief and Development (USA) in providing funds to support the Church in its initial response to the evacuation. more»
    Emergency Appeal - Vanuatu volcano (updated info)
  • Opportunities for discussion - Wellington & Auckland 6 & 7 November 2017

    10 October 2017

    Anglican Missions invites you to a roundtable with Bob Mitchell, CEO of Anglican Overseas Aid, to discuss the unique contribution that faith-based organisations bring to overseas aid and development. Bob is an Anglican priest and lawyer with extensive experience in the international aid and development sector and development sector and is the author of “Faith-Based Development: How Christian Organisations Can Make a Difference” (see https://www.amazon.com/Faith-Based-Development-Christian-Organizations-Difference/dp/1626982147)
    The discussion will also be an opportunity for faith-based organisations working in the international aid and development sector to share ideas and to explore issues of common interest. more»
    Faith-Based Overseas Development - How Christian Organisations Can Make a Difference
  • 12 September 2017

    The new Rainbow Wing at the Christian Care Centre is heading towards final completion assisted by funding raised by our 2017 Lenten Appeal. So far we have been able to send NZ$15,000 to Melanesia for this project.

    In a recent trip to the Solomon Islands, Michael Hartfield, AMB's Operations & Projects Manager visited the Care Centre and saw first hand the progress of the building. It is hoped it will be officially opened before the end of the year. more»
    Progress at the Christian Care Centre, Honiara
  • 7 September 2017

    Christchurch barrister Anya Gartner has recently returned home after six months of working for the UN in Tanzania assessing refugees for resettlement.
    On her return she spoke to fellow lawyers of her concern about the lack of resources for the people in the camps, especially young people. They are now fundraising to help these refugees. more»
    Assistance for refugee camps in Tanzania
  • 1 September 2017

    We have launched our Spring Appeal for 2017 and would like to introduce you to the three important and worthy projects we are promoting. We are very excited to partner once again with the Diocese of Hyderabad in Pakistan and with NZCMS. This appeal is supporting:
    Diocesan Boys Hostel, Mirpurkhas, Pakistan: This was supported as part of last year's Spring Appeal and we are continuing our support this year. The hostel is such a valuable asset in a region of very low education rates and where a large proportion of students do not have access to school. The hostel is actively linked to the local church and more»
    Spring Appeal 2017
  • 10 July 2017

    Photo: Mathew Lakai and Fololeni Pau'u, two St Andrew's teachers.
    Report from Simon & Rachel Tipping:
    It's eight years since Simon and Rachel Tipping first visited St Andrew's High School, Nuku'alofa in Tonga, and in those eight years many volunteers from New Zealand and elsewhere have helped raise standards at St Andrew's. Its students and staff are still being supported in many different ways by the Hornsby Trust, which the Tippings founded to support their work at the school. more»
    Volunteering at St Andrew's High School, Tonga
  • 28 June 2017

    CEO, Robert Kereopa was recently the guest of the Archbishop for Melbourne, The Most Rev. Dr Philip Freire together with The Revd. Bob Mitchell, CEO of Anglican Overseas Aid (AOA). Robert and Bob were meeting to strengthen the existing partnership between Anglican Missions and AOA. Prior to becoming the CEO of AOA, The Revd. Bob Mitchell was a senior executive at World Vision Australia. He is the author of "Faith-Based Development: How Christian Organisations Can Make a Difference" (New York, Orbis Books, 2017). more»
    Strengthening relationships in Melbourne
  • 16 June 2017

    The Anglican Alliance, based in London, have recently placed a story on their website lifting up the situation of those affected by Cyclone Donna and the work being done to assist recovery. It is posted in prayer for those affected by the Cyclone in so many more»
    Anglican Alliance support for those affected by Cyclone Donna
  • 31 May 2017

    An appeal to rebuild Maniava, a remote and poor village in Fiji that was devastated by Tropical Cyclone Winston in 2016 was launched by Anglican Missions. NZ$136,000 has been raised, which includes support from Australia (AOA Anglican Overseas Aid and ABM Anglican Board of Mission) and the USA (Episcopal Relief and Development and the Diocese of more»
    Maniava, Fiji - Rebuild Update May 2017
  • Details from recent report 18 May 2017

    18 May 2017

    The Anglican Church of Melanesia has been working collaboratively with the National Disaster Management Office in Vanuatu following Tropical Cyclone Donna. Damage and needs assessments have been made and there is now a big effort involving the shipment and delivery of relief supplies and donations. The ACOM flag ship MV Southern Cross is expected more»
    Update on Cyclone Donna
  • 21 May 2017

    15 May 2017

    21 May 2017 has been declared a Global Day of Prayer for those affected by the severe hunger crisis across the Horn of Africa.  The Anglican Alliance is calling on churches worldwide to participate in a united response of prayer and action on the famines. Read more»
    Join the Global Day of Prayer to end Famine
  • Cyclone Donna - May 2017

    12 May 2017

    Anglican Missions is launching an Emergency Appeal in support of people affected by Tropical Cyclone Donna, particularly those in Vanuatu. (Photo courtesy of NASA Earth Observatory 8 May 2017).  Tropical Cyclone Donna, a category 5 cyclone with wind-gusts nearing 300kmh, battered Northern Vanuatu last weekend. While now weakening and moving more»
    Emergency Appeal launched
  • 30 April 2017

    Photo: Golden Oldies Mission Team 2016 Golden Oldies Mission team presenting medical equipment and supplies to a small hospital
    This year's Golden Oldies Mission to Fiji is from
    Saturday 9 September -Tuesday 19 September 2017.
    These trips take place every year, closing date for bookings is usually around April each year.
    more»
    Golden Oldies Mission Trips to Fiji
  • is now available

    24 April 2017

    Our annual Partners in Prayer diary provides material in a daily form for use through the month and is designed to be used by individuals as well as for churches. Contact the office if you would like a hard copy.  Read online more»
    Partners in Prayer 2017
  • Available now

    23 December 2016

    Our latest Mission Action magazine and our 2017 Wall Planner have been sent to subscribers this month.If you would like to receive either please contact the Anglican Missions office on (04) 473 5172 or email info@angmissions.org.nzYou can also read the magazine here through the more»
    Mission Action magazine Dec 2016 & Wall Planner 2017
  • The Ministry of the Very Reverend Michael Bent

    21 December 2016

    This past Saturday, CEO Robert Kereopa was fortunate to spend time in Taranaki at the Interim Cathedral to celebrate and give thanks for 60 years of Ministry and Mission of the Very Reverend Michael Bent. This is what he had to say. On behalf of the Anglican Missions Board, please accept our prayers and sincere good wishes as you celebrate 60 more»
    A Testimony to Mission
  • ACNS - In Profile: Dean Hosam Naoum

    19 December 2016

    It is always a pleasure to hear about the progress and lives of our partners around the world. A recent article published by the Anglican Communion News Service (ACNS) highlights the work of the Very Revd Hosam Naoum, the Dean of St, George’s Cathedral in Jerusalem. Dean Hosam talks about life in Jerusalem, spending time with Archbishop more»
    St George's Cathedral Jerusalem
  • Break the Silence

    24 November 2016

    Our church is ready to stand up for justice, equality and freedom for all women and girls and for an end to all forms of gender based violence. Last Sunday (20th November) was ‘Break the Silence Sunday.’ Break the Silence Sunday was instigated by the Christian Network – Talanoa (CNT), a Fiji based ecumenical network of organised more»
    Make a Stand for the Women in Your Life
  • A Mighty Totara has fallen

    22 November 2016

    It is with deepest regret as I mourn with the whanau, the loss of Ron Taylor, man of mission. Ron was General Secretary of the then NZ Anglican Board of Mission from 1993 until 1999. After I came into the role in 2003, I knew Ron as he chaired the NZCMS Council and also served on the Christian Blind Mission in various capacities. He had a glint in more»
    Farewell to Ron Taylor
  • 25 November to 10 December 2016 (begins with the Christian Network – Talanoa (CNT) Break the Silence Sunday 20 November 2016)

    18 November 2016

    The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence runs from November 25 – the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women to December 10 – International Human Rights Day. It is a global campaign to focus efforts towards working to eliminate violence against women in our families, our communities and our more»
    16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence Campaign
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