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Posts Tagged ‘ church ’

Niuean congregation may be homeless

May 2nd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, News, Top Picture

Local Presbyterians are seeking community support as regional authorities act to close the premises. LEAH TEBBUTT reports.



No divide between church and state for Brian Dawson

Dec 15th, 2016 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Maiden speech for ‘proud red-badge wearing, union loving, bleeding heart liberal lefty’



Peace rallies for Israel and Palestine take to Wellington streets

Jul 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

As Israel enters Gaza, white doves and loudspeakers highlight the conflict in Wellington.



Traffic cones prove popular targets for pranksters

Sep 12th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, News

Taken from work-sites all over the city, traffic cones are appearing in unreachable locations. PAUL ORDISH reports.



Church ministers find students for trades course

Nov 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Radio News

PACIFICA CHURCHES in Wellington are sponsoring students for Weltec’s new Pacific-based carpentry courses. Chief Executive Dr Linda Sissons says ministers have got together and done a tremendous job finding scholarship hopefuls in their communities for the 34-week course.



Gay marriage our mandate says Porirua

Aug 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

But public show little interest in councillors debating bill.



‘Not up to church to dictate on gay marriage’

Aug 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Churches, ethnic groups divided on marriage bill.



How much are we really paying for a drink?

Nov 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Conservatives say alcohol is cheaper than milk.



First steps in 20-year project to create new Maori bible translation

Apr 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News, Student Features

The new translation is in its beginning stages and first Maori must decide what type of version is needed, writes SAMANTHA IVES.



Cultural heritage more important than waves

Feb 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Tuvalu youth group says new church more vital than rising sea.



Inner city church finds new ways to attract young people

Nov 18th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, News

What happens on Sunday evenings at Presbyterian St John’s in Wellington is unconventional, writes SABRINA DANKEL.



Vaccine prevents cervical cancer: but what about the moral issues?

Mar 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Student Features

A cervical cancer vaccine has raised heated debate among religious groups. So what do New Zealand’s Catholics think of Gardasil? SARAH CODDINGTON finds out.



Can an atheist tolerate God?

Feb 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Opinion

I have almost always considered myself an atheist. I have never considered myself religious.

But, due to a story I’m writing, I spent the majority of this last glorious Sunday at a Mormon church.

Now I’m listening to Make Yourself (Incubus album about how you should think for yourself), trying to regain my scepticism. And my good sense.



NewsWire’s story gets action on alley rubbish

Aug 22nd, 2008 | By | Category: News

Rubbish in Cuba Mall’s Left Bank got the heave-ho after publicity.