Why the Church should care more about the Treaty of Waitangi

The Treaty of Waitangi is a polarising topic in New Zealand. Some believe it has little relevance today. Others see it as a vital document which continues to inform our nation’s ongoing story. Some view the Treaty as an outdated agreement that facilitates greed, while others are confused by why we would commemorate it each…

Does New Zealand’s Justice System Go Far Enough?

A makeshift cell is the last place you would expect to find one of New Zealand’s spiritual leaders. Last year the Anglican Bishop of Wellington, Justin Duckworth, spent the best part of a week living in a small, fenced-in chamber outside the local Cathedral to pray for criminals and their victims. This provocative act was…