Diocese of Dunedin


Our pānui this fortnight asks us to pray for God's Kingdom to come...as well as giving links to resources for when things are drawing to a close or have ended. 

Click here for a printable version of this newsletter.


Remember that we are at
the Orange setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Lights). Have a look at Diocese of Dunedin Traffic Light Guidance and options for worship under the Traffic Lights framework (updated May 2022)  We have information-resources for isolating at home. Opportunities for daily prayer can be found on our Prayer Resources web page.


The Diocesan Office and Resource Centre is open by appointment:
please contact us (03 488 0820) if you want to visit, or to arrange another way to talk to us. Click here for more information.


Ko Te Tonga kei te Karaka - The South Calling: ISSN 2744-6514. Published fortnightly on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month.

If you have any articles, news or photos for the next edition (19 May), please forward these to bishops.pa@calledsouth.org.nz by 9 am Monday 16 May 2022. 


  1. Video: Thy Kingdom Come: 26th May - 5th June

    Join the global wave of prayer calling all Christians to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know the love ... Read more…
  2. Hui Amornagi o te Waipounamu Ordinations

    On Sunday 1 May the Hui Amorangi o te Waipounamu held a Eucharistic Service of Ordination at All Saints Anglican Church, Dunedin. Read more…
  3. Making Tracks

    How are you preparing for the next stages in your life? This can be hard to contemplate, but really important to do - and even more so ... Read more…
  4. Reminder: Invitation to Installation Service - Tomorrow Friday 6 May at 7pm at St Peter's Caversham, Dunedin.

    Together with the Wardens and Parish of St Peter's Caversham, I warmly invite you to the Installation service for The Reverend Natalie ... Read more…
  5. Children's Leaders' Gathering

    Eastertide is now with us and Pentecost on its way, so gather your children's leaders and join other leaders as we share resources and ... Read more…
  6. A request from St Saviour's Anglican Church in Riga

    We have had a request from Joe Horgan, a churchwarden at St Saviour's Riga, Latvia, for postcards from Anglican churches throughout ... Read more…
  7. The Mystery of a Crest

    You will be familiar with the crest for the Diocese of Dunedin... but who designed it and how did it come about? Read more…
  8. Climate Change: How are we doing?

    The Social Justice Committee have released survey results from a recent survey to our faith communities. Read more…
  9. Losing and Grieving

    You are invited to an on-line seminar with Alister Hendery, reflecting on our own experiences of loss and how we might support others ... Read more…
  10. Update: Boundaries Workshop Series for 2022

    Reminder of next workshops - 21 May in Dunedin plus an opportunity for an online workshop..... Read more…
  11. I te Pāpaho - In the Media

    Keeping up to date with recent news about our parishes, organisations and the wider church. Read more…
  12. From Bishop Steven: Updated Diocesan Cycle of Prayer - May 2022

    Please find attached the updated Diocese of Dunedin Cycle of Prayer which is being distributed throughout the Diocese with my ... Read more…
  13. Monthly On-line Service

    Join us on Sunday 22 May from 9.30 am for worship (starting at 10 am) with congregations and individuals throughout the Diocese. Read more…
  14. Video: Regular Features

    The place to come for our our regular features..... Read more…
  15. New Zealand COVID-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Lights): Diocese of Dunedin Response

    Our updated guidance on the traffic light settings from 3 May 2022 with further clarification around wearing masks at Church. We ... Read more…