The Anglican Missions Board enables the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia, in a spirit of partnership, to share in the global dimension to Christ's mission of proclaiming the Gospel, nurturing believers, responding to human need, transforming society, and caring for creation.
The new Rainbow Wing at the Christian Care Centre is heading towards final completion assisted by funding raised by our 2017 Lenten Appeal. So far we have been able to send NZ$15,000 to Melanesia for this project.
In a recent trip to the Solomon Islands, Michael Hartfield, AMB's Operations & Projects Manager visited the Care Centre and saw first hand the progress of the building. It is hoped it will be officially opened before the end of the year. more»
Christchurch barrister Anya Gartner has recently returned home after six months of working for the UN in Tanzania assessing refugees for resettlement.
On her return she spoke to fellow lawyers of her concern about the lack of resources for the people in the camps, especially young people. They are now fundraising to help these refugees. more»
We have launched our Spring Appeal for 2017 and would like to introduce you to the three important and worthy projects we are promoting. We are very excited to partner once again with the Diocese of Hyderabad in Pakistan and with NZCMS. This appeal is supporting:
Diocesan Boys Hostel, Mirpurkhas, Pakistan: This was supported as part of last year's Spring Appeal and we are continuing our support this year. The hostel is such a valuable asset in a region of very low education rates and where a large proportion of students do not have access to school. The hostel is actively linked to the local church and more»
Photo: Mathew Lakai and Fololeni Pau'u, two St Andrew's teachers.
Report from Simon & Rachel Tipping:
It's eight years since Simon and Rachel Tipping first visited St Andrew's High School, Nuku'alofa in Tonga, and in those eight years many volunteers from New Zealand and elsewhere have helped raise standards at St Andrew's. Its students and staff are still being supported in many different ways by the Hornsby Trust, which the Tippings founded to support their work at the school. more»