Diocese of Dunedin


Our pānui celebrates creation and conservation at St Luke's Otatara, along with holy week resources and other news.

Click here for a printable version of this newsletter.

If you have any articles for the next edition (21 April), please forward these to bishops.pa@calledsouth.org.nz by 9 am Monday 18 April 2022. We appreciate any news and photos you have to pass on.

Remember that we are at the Red setting of the COVID-19 Protection Framework (Traffic Lights). Have a look at options for worship under the Traffic Lights framework. 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 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.


  1. St Luke’s - the chapel in the bush

    In the last year, the bush surrounding the little Anglican church of St Luke has been transformed from a weed infested eye-sore, in a ... Read more…
  2. Resources and Inspiration for Holy Week 2022

    Have a look at resources and information you may enjoy this Holy Week and Easter… especially if you are not able to join gatherings in ... Read more…
  3. Children and Families Easter Activity Packs

    As Easter draws near the Diocese the Diocese has sent out Children and Family Easter activity packs to Ministry Units. Read more…
  4. Chrism Eucharists 2022

    A warm invitation to all to join with me at a Chrism Eucharist this Holy Week. Read more…
  5. We are all equally human

    Susan Jones is taking orders for her new book, We are all equally human, book two of the coffee shop trilogy. Read more…
  6. Spare furniture looking to rehome?

    Could it help to furnish the vicarage at St Peter's Caversham? Read more…
  7. Video: Fast and Pray for Ukraine

    CWS invites you to fast and pray for Ukraine and for peace this Friday and every Friday through Lent. You may want to use Psalm 31 in ... Read more…
  8. Do you have a couple of hours to spare on a Saturday?

    As we prepare to welcome international visitors from April/May we are looking for more volunteers to help out in the Cathedral ... Read more…
  9. Thy Kingdom Come 2022

    Who is in your prayers right now to be drawn into the love of Christ? Read more…
  10. 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…
  11. 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…
  12. A passion for Social Justice?

    As annual general meeting season is upon us and faith communities are looking at who can take on particular roles, the Social Justice ... Read more…
  13. I te Pāpaho - In the Media

    Keeping up to date with recent news about our parishes, organisations and the wider church. Read more…
  14. St Hilda's 125th Anniversary Chapel Appeal

    St Hilda's is asking for donors to help make a new spiritual and learning heart of the school a reality. Read more…
  15. Video: Regular Features

    The place to come for our our regular features..... Read more…