Events
Video of Leadership Commissioning

The commissioning of our new leaders took place last Saturday by video conferencing. Many of us enjoyed being part of the service. (About 101 logins to the Webinar, many will have multi people) If you missed it you can see the recording on the new Diocese Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/wtanglican/ The following link goes straight to video of the service: Video on Diocese Facebook The video has already been accessed by over 2.7k times (a few more than the Peace Halll capacity)... read more

Important - Services and Covid-19 virus.

In response to the Government restriction on gatherings of more than 100 people we will this Sunday 22nd March, offer 3 services at 8.00am, 9.00am and 10.15am restricted to 50 people at each, which will also allow for social distancing. At our services we are no longer sharing the Peace and communion will only be offered in one kind, the bread. Sunday’s Shared Lunch is cancelled. read more

Midnight Worship

Our Midnight Mass of the Nativity marked the birth of Jesus with song and prayer. The appreciative crowd enjoyed a range of carols before the service began at 11.30pm. A beautiful atmosphere for a service marking this very special time of year. read more

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Christmas Story for Young and Old

Everyone loves a good Christmas pantomine and the crowds that were at the Interim Cathedral on Christmas Eve were treated to the classic Christmas story. A young audience member said" "I thought it was really cool having a live donkey and getting people seeing the story rather than just telling it...." A visiting family member said it was the mixture of young and old in the audience that made the day for her. "It was wonderful seeing so many families... read more

A puzzling fundraiser: Sudoku tournament on the way

It is no puzzle where Sudoku fans should head on Saturday 25 May. What may be Taranaki’s first Sudoku tournament is being held as a light-hearted fundraiser for The Cathedral Project: A Taranaki Taonga and all players, from ‘hacks’ to experts, are welcome. Cathedral parishioner and Sudoku fan Orm Greensill hatched the idea for the event, which will be held between 2-5pm in Taranaki Cathedral’s Peace Lounge at 38 Vivian Street. Number crunchers will be put through their paces with six... read more

"Our prayers and love go out to the Muslim communities in Christchurch..." Acting Dean of Taranaki Cathedral Archdeacon Trevor Harrison

Acting Dean of Taranaki Cathedral Archdeacon Trevor Harrison's message to those affected by the horrific events in Christchurch today: “Our prayers and love go out to the Muslim communities in Christchurch, innocent people of faith, who were attacked whilst at worship. We pray especially for those who mourn those killed, for those who are injured and for the Police and Ambulance staff as they come to terms with the trauma and horror they have had to deal with.” read more

Suffrage 125 Service

Taranaki Cathedral will be marking the 125th Anniversary of Women's Suffrage in New Zealand with a commemorative service at 12 noon on Wednesday 19th September at the Interim Cathedral. The 45-minute service will be a celebration of the event of Women's Suffrage in New Zealand and an opportunity to hear the struggles of women for and in public office and also be a challenge to women for future civic engagement and participation. Speakers will include Charmaine Sarten, president of the Aotea... read more

World Peace Day

Today, being the nearest Sunday to the 6th August, we observe as World Peace Day. This is marked this day as it is also Hiroshima Day, the day when an atomic bomb was dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, followed a few days later by another dropped on the city of Nagasaki. The bombings effectively ended World War II by bringing about the surrender of Japan, but at a terrible price – the two cities were destroyed and casualties, mostly... read more

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