Diocesan News

St Peter’s Te Kōpuru re-opens

About 100 people gathered on Sunday 27 June to celebrate the patronal festival and re-opening of St Peter’s Te Kōpuru, after extensive restoration work.


Video news from the Auckland Diocese

Bishop Ross talks about 150th anniversary on 20 September of the martyrdom of the first Bishop of Melanesia, John Coleridge Patteson, in the Solomon Islands.


Disability Awareness Sunday 20 June 2021

Disability Sunday this year will be marked by the launch of the “Creating Welcoming Churches” e-book version and a ‘Stand or sit?’ campaign.


I can read clearly now…

A special font used by St Peter’s Onehunga helps readers with dyslexia follow the service more easily.


Police chaplains meet for first time in eight years

In April 2021 more than 40 police chaplains gathered in Wellington for their first national conference in eight years.


We’re now an Eco Church!

The diocese has just joined the New Zealand Eco-Church Project with A Rocha Aotearoa NZ as a denominational partner.


Taha Māori – an online bicultural journey

Welcome to Taha Māori – a new online programme designed to build confidence and engagement with biculturalism across the Church.


Auckland’s new City Missioner

The Auckland City Mission has appointed Helen Robinson as its new City Missioner.


Abuse in Care Royal Commission

The Anglican Church is included in the Royal Commission of Inquiry into abuse in State and faith-based care.


Life in Lockdown

Synod 2020 members were treated to a glimpse of life in lockdown during their special session in November.


Synod 1936 debates war, marriage and leisure

Synod 1936 took place in very different circumstances from today, but some things stay the same!


Zooming into Space

Groups for new parents have switched to online meetings while the country is in lockdown.