Anglican General Synod

Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia

Te Hahi Mihinare ki Aotearoa ki Niu Tireni, ki Nga Moutere o Te Moana Nui a Kiwa

Archbishops Statements

Recent Statements by the Archbishops - click below

Treaty of Waitangi - 5 May 2011

Following the debate last night (4 May 2011) on television between Hone Harawira and Don Brash about what is and isn’t in the Treaty of Waitangi I offer the following reflection as one perspective and contribution to the debate. (click the above title)

I understand the Anglican Church to have discerned partnership principles in the Treaty of Waitangi and to have reorientated its own constitution and ecclesial life in the light of this freedom, responsibility and mutuality. In speaking to politicians about this it is helpful to look into our own nineteenth century story and our own relationship by history and heritage to the founding document of this nation. Here is one particular analysis. Archbishop David Moxon

© Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia

Follow us on Facebook: Anglican-Church-in-Aotearoa-New-Zealand-Polynesia

It is our hope that the information contained here will enable Anglicans and others to be informed of the ministry of this Church. The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, is a constitutionally autonomous member of the worldwide Anglican Communion. The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia encompasses the area described by its title. The 1992 Constitution of this Church provides for three partners to order their affairs within their own cultural context. Within Aotearoa New Zealand, Tikanga Pakeha comprises seven Dioceses, Tikanga Maori comprises five Amorangi, the boundaries of which differ from those of the dioceses. Tikanga Pasefika encompasses Fiji, Tonga, Samoa and the Cook Islands, and is known as the Diocese of Polynesia. Publication: 'Anglican Taonga' (Treasure) is a publication affirming the unity and diversity of the Anglican community in these islands. .

All rights reserved |  Disclaimer |  Login

eZ Publish site developed by Quiqcorp Ltd