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Sunday 19 October 2014

Simon Bilton has been appointed acting chief executive at Presbyterian Support Northern to cover the 12-month secondment of current chief executive, Rod Watt, to the Operations Director for the Children’s Teams role with Chidren's Action Plan. Read more

Thursday 16 October 2014

On Friday 17 October our website will be down from 9am for approx. 30 minutes to an hour while the new five presbyteries search map is installed. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Wednesday 24 September 2014

Applications close on 8 October. Please apply with a CV and covering letter addressing essential qualities to Jane Milloy at

Knox College is a residential college affiliated to the University of Otago and accommodates approximately 260 undergraduate and postgraduate students.  The College is 105 years old and is one of the University’s best-known colleges.  It is owned and operated in close association with its sister, Salmond College, by the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand.


Wednesday 20 August 2014

CWS has launched an appeal to assist the estimated 1.5 million Iraqis who have been displaced by the violence in Western and Northern Iraq. For more information, or to make a donation, visit the CWS website.

Monday 18 August 2014

The spring edition of sPanz magazine celebrates 50 years of Presbyterian Women Aotearoa New Zealand. We discover how Presbyterian women are addressing serious issues through Bridgebuilders. We introduce three women recently appointed to senior roles: PressGo Catalyst, Director of the Presbyterian Schools Resource Office and Archivist. We admire three generations of Maori women influenced by Turakina. And we share the Moderator’s final column on healing inequality. Plus...

Thursday 14 August 2014

Learn more about the discussion and outcomes from CWM's July "Building an Inclusive Community" conference, which focused on affirming and advocating for people with disabilities. The conference statement is available here.

Friday 08 August 2014

The World Council of Churches is asking us to pray for those caught up in the current conflict in Iraq. An open letter to all member churches calls us to prayer to alleviate the anguish of the Christians, church communities and suffering people in the Plain of Nineveh. Read the letter

Tuesday 29 July 2014

Applications invited for CWM’s 2015 Training in Mission programme. Fully funded, 10 months overseas, must be 18-30yrs. Download info & application, Send to Phil King, Global Mission Coordinator by 15 September. This opportunity will suit those interested in cross-cultural mission.

Monday 28 July 2014

CWS asks for support and prayers this Peace Sunday 3 August. They have a worship resource “And the Hour is Now Late”  focusing on the anniversary of Britain and NZ's 1914 declaration of war on Germany, the bombing of Hiroshima, and the Gaza Emergency Appeal.  

Friday 25 July 2014

A Christchurch-based group of church people has prepared a Gospel Manifesto for 2014 focusing on what they see as the five main priorities for election 2014. Read them on the Church website.


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