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Parting With Art For a Good Cause

Ross and Anne Smith, Taranaki Cathedral stalwarts, will donate over 40 artworks to the Great Collectables Road Show and Art Auction on Friday May 3. Parting with artwork is personal for Anne Smith. The process is similar to giving up friends, muses the retired New Plymouth art teacher. “They are your creations.” But giving them up she is in order to help fundraise for the Taranaki Cathedral Church of St Mary, the oldest stone church in the country. Three years... read more

Message from New Plymouth's Muslim Community: "Many thanks for making us one and showing your compassion towards us."

We wanted to share the message we received on behalf of New Plymouth’s Muslim community following the interfaith gathering held last Sunday at Holy Trinity Church. A news report on the gathering is here. “Kia ora Whānau. Many thanks to everyone who attended today's Interfaith prayer congregation at Holy Trinity Church. Many thanks for showing solidarity and condolences for our Muslim brothers and sisters who passed away and those who are injured in the brutal attack in the Christchurch Mosques.... read more

Anglican Missions Relief Appeal: In support of victims and families of the mosque shootings in Christchurch

On behalf of the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, and Churches within the worldwide Anglican Communion, Anglican Missions is preparing to launch a Relief appeal in support of victims and families affected by the mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday 15th March 2019. Anglican Missions joins with Christians across the globe in condemning this terrorist act. Please join us in praying for God’s comfort for the families, friends, and communities who lost loved ones; for... read more

Annual General Meeting 10.30am Sunday 24 March 2019

Kia ora koutou Please don't forget our Annual General Meeting is coming up this Sunday. It will be held at 10.30am on Sunday 24 March following a combined Eucharist at 9am. Hard copies of the Annual Report, financials and associated documenation are avaiable from the Cathedral Office and are also attached in the links below here for your information. We hope to see as many as possible there on Sunday, in the meantime please review the documentation which gives a... 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

"Cabinet Reshuffle" sees greater cathedral focus for Archdeacon Trevor

At the conclusion of the Service of Nine Lessons and Carols on 19th December, Archbishop Philip Richardson issued a License to Archdeacon Trevor Harrison as Acting Dean of Taranaki Cathedral. Until now, Harrison has been designated Priest in Charge of the Cathedral, alongside his other roles as Vicar General of the diocese (deputy to the Bishop in his absence) and Archdeacon of Waitotara. He will set aside the latter role for the interim, allowing a greater focus on cathedral matters. Canon... read more

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Bishop's Commission to Examine Future Options

Archbishop Philip has today announced the establishment of the Bishop's Commission to consider options for Episcopal Leadership in the Diocese of Waikato and Taranaki. He indicated his intention to establish this Commission, at the Diocesan Synod this year and has now finalised the Terms of Reference and has appointed the Commissioners. The Commission will be chaired by the Bishop of Waiapu, the Right Reverend Andrew Hedge. The Reverend Tric Malcolm, Chair of the Anglican Care Network and, until recently, City Missioner... read more

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