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Ko Te Tonga kei te Karaka - The South Calling: 21 January 2021

This week with kick off with a video from Bishop Steve, look forward to St Hilda's Collegiate School's 125th anniversary celebrations and catch up with other things going on. 

Remember that we are still at Alert Level 1: Keep scanning COVID-19 tracer apps, stay at home (and get tested) if you feel unwell, be safe at church - no intincting (dipping) bread into wine and use the sanitiser provided. 

Click herefor a printable version of this newsletter. If you have any articles for inclusion in the next  edition, please forward these to by 9 am 25 January. We appreciate any news and photos you have to pass on.

Remember that opportunities for daily prayer can be found on our Prayer Resources web page.


Video: A question with Bishop Steve - 20 January 2021

A Question With Bishop Steve

by Andrew Metcalfe

In trying to come up with some options for +Steve to reflect on, there were a few to select from...

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Artwork by St Hilda's pupil Lily Knox, capturing some of the feeling of life under 2020 lockdown.

Reflections on St Hilda's College 1896-2021

by Jackie Barron

In St Hilda's College Chronicle 2020, Principal Jackie Barron ponders on how St Hilda's began "in the arena" with the determination of two Anglican religious sisters. We have some edited highlights on Jackie's reflections...

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Christmas Star

Christmas Crafts and Dress-Ups

by Andrew Metcalfe

Some more photographs from the Advent season - this time from St Paul's Cathedral who hosted Christmas Crafts and Dress ups up to 23 December 2020

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From the Diocesan Ministry Educators Desk: Lent 2021

by Michael Godfrey

Lent is fast approaching, we have updated this article with some resources we are aware of.

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Dansey's Pass

The Creed and Crossed Fingers?

by Ven Dr Michael Godfrey

The final in the series by Michael Godfrey, journeying through the Nicene Creed.

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Protect yourself and others from COVID-19

Coronavirus Covid-19 Level 1 Update

by Diocesan Office

At Level 1 we need to continue to take care of each other and ourselves. We have updated our Level 1 information to remind each other what we need to do....

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Connecting with the latest news

I te Pāpaho - In the Media

by Andrew Metcalfe

Keeping up to date with recent news about our parishes, organisations and the wider church.

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Events and Calendar

by Various

Read on for events throughout the Diocese, including community events which may be of interest.....

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Vacancies: 7 April 2021

by Various

A regular update of Diocesan vacancies and those further afield.

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House and Garden Tour

House and Garden Fundraiser for Anglican Family Care

by Anglican Family Care

Last chance to purchase tickets for the House and Garden Fund Raiser this Sunday afternoon... or volunteer to help

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Relationships and Conflict Training Day

by Anne Gover

You are invited to participate in the ‘Relationships and Conflict’ Training Day to be held on Saturday 13 February 2021 at St Mark’s, Balclutha.

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Video: St Hilda’s Collegiate Yesterday

St Hilda's Collegiate School 125th Anniversary

by Andrew Metcalfe

St Hilda's Collegiate School is turning 125 this year. It is celebrating this milestone with Old Girls, families, staff and supporters from Friday 19 March to Sunday 21 March.

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Social Justice

Last Chance for Social Service and Disadvantaged Youth Funds Grants

by Social Justice Committee

The Social Justice Committee (SJC) has opportunities from time to time for parishes and other Diocesan organisations to apply for grants. A further funding round is taking place with the closing date of midday Friday 12 Feb 2021.

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Strandz Back to School Resources

Connecting with Young People

by Diocese of Waikato-Taranaki

The Diocese of Waikato-Taranaki have shared some resources from Strandz that look forward to the start of school this year...

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Church Property

Diocesan Property Consultation 2020-21

by Andrew Metcalfe

This week is the last opportunity to take part in our property consultation electronic survey. Everyone is welcome to take this survey.

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