Friday, 7 December 2012
Christchurch earthquake: insights into age-old questions about faith CHRISTCHURCH
— Social research that, by chance, was underway in New Zealand at the time of the devastating 2011 Christchurch earthquake is providing insight into age-old questions about the role of religious faith in a crisis.
By University of Auckland
Thursday, 9 August 2012
School of Theology celebrates 10 years AUCKLAND CITY
— A celebratory symposium will take place at The University of Auckland’s School of Theology next month to mark its 10 year anniversary.
Wednesday, 9 November 2011
Peace Conference 2011 AUCKLAND
— By the Grace of Allah the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at New Zealand (AMJNZ) held its annual Peace conference at the Panmure Community Centre in Auckland on 5th of November 2011.
Tuesday, 25 October 2011
South Auckland community asks for tolerance
Panmure is becoming the heart of change next weekend with the help of one south Auckland community.
Thursday, 14 July 2011
Esteemed Scientists to Visit Auckland AUCKLAND CITY
— Auckland's public will have the opportunity to hear a unique perspective on contemporary issues in modern science with the visit of Drs Altug Eti and Ahmet Babuna later this month.
Friday, 1 July 2011
Increase Benefits for Children and Support for Young People
New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services (NZCCSS) is calling for greater levels of support, including lifting benefit payments, for families with children and for more investment to be made in rangatahi Maori and in Pacific young people.
Friday, 24 June 2011
Christchurch to host youth leadership conference CHRISTCHURCH
— More than 200 youth leaders are expected to come together in Christchurch for Connect 2011 during early July.
Saturday, 4 June 2011
Dalai Lama Trust offers seating to bereaved families for visit to Christchurch CHRISTCHURCH
— The Dalai Lama Visit Trust New Zealand announced today that it would offer pre arranged seating to bereaved families for the prayer service and public talk by His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Christchurch on June 8th.
Sunday, 24 April 2011
Researchers show religion and consumerism can go hand in hand
New research to be published in the Journal of Marketing Management shows that some Christians are happy to ignore some of their beliefs if they feel it is justified.
Friday, 14 January 2011
Hundreds of Muslims gather in Manukau MANUKAU CITY
— Hundreds of Ahmadi Muslims are gathering in Manukau for the 22nd Annual Conference on Saturday January 29.
Thursday, 23 December 2010
Spiritual festivities atop of Mt Wakefield, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park AORAKI/MOUNT COOK
— Twenty-four followers of The Aetherius Society - a worldwide spiritual organization dedicated to help heal and uplift humanity – will scale Mount Wakefield (6,561ft) in Aoraki Mount Cook National Park on Christmas Eve as part of a sacred pilgrimage.
Monday, 8 November 2010
Religions Unite to Tackle Hard Question AUCKLAND CITY
Auckland Trust in memory of interfaith worker organises education for holy week AUCKLAND CITY
The present time presents a profoundly spiritual time for millions around the world.
Tuesday, 26 October 2010
First Church celebrates 150 years INVERCARGILL
— “On 12-14 November this year First Presbyterian Church celebrates 150 years of
Christian worship in Invercargill” said Minister Rev Richard Gray.
Monday, 4 October 2010
Presbyterian Church elects Moderator Designate
The Rev Ray Coster of Tauranga will be the next leader of the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand.
Friday, 1 October 2010
Presbyterian Church brings new leader, 350 delegates and donations to earthquake-damaged Christchurch CHRISTCHURCH
— The Right Rev Peter Cheyne has been installed as the new Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand, at a ceremony opening General Assembly 2010 in Christchurch.
Presbyterian Church counting $8 million cost of quake; churches holding services in halls CHRISTCHURCH
— The Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand estimates it has sustained close to $8 million in damage to its Christchurch church properties.
Thursday, 26 August 2010
Witness convention focuses on a message rarely heard: Stay close to God CHRISTCHURCH
— In a world where some powerful and influential voices in academia and media dismiss or disparage belief in God, Jehovah's Witnesses are proclaiming the importance of such belief, actually promoting the strengthening of one's personal attachment to God.
Monday, 19 July 2010
Not a Million Dollar Home Giveaway, But $25,000 in Appliances Will Do
Murray and Michelle Smith gave away their million dollar home through the ‘A Piece of NZ’ promotion in February and as of today that ‘chapter’ in their promotion – and lives – is well and truly behind them.
Thursday, 3 June 2010
Take Your Mind, Body and Soul on a Pilgrimage Downunder this Winter!
Forget the cold and dreary days this season – escape to the sights and senses of an historic European adventure with a Camino de Santiago Downunder workshop.
Tuesday, 11 May 2010
Study explores religion and mental health care
A Massey psychology researcher is investigating whether mental health treatment is less effective when the religion or spiritual beliefs of patients are ignored.
Saturday, 17 April 2010
Maori Language Preserved for Life
For the first time in New Zealand history, Maori will now be able to read the Muslim holy book, the Qur’an, in Te Reo Maori.