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- Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia = Te Hāhi Mihinare ki Aotearoa ki Niu Tireni, ki Ngā Moutere o Te Moana Nui a Kiwa
The official website of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia. Provides history and information about the Church, including their constitution, canons, news and upcoming events. Contains online resources and directories.
- Anglican missions : Anglican Missions Board of the Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia
Information about projects, activities and mission work carried out by board. Includes online access to the journal Mission action.
- Anglicanism in New Zealand
Links to of out-of-print Anglican texts, related people and modern documents in New Zealand.
- Anzats online
Outlines the aims of Anzats. Lists member colleges, the courses offered by each and their teaching staff and gives the number of students. Also gives the CV's of teaching faculty of member schools and a list of relevant forth coming conferences and events in the field of theological study. Provides links to other theological associations.
- Assemblies of God in New Zealand
Gives an account of the history and purpose of the Assemblies of God in New Zealand. Includes information on missionaries and General Council Conference.
- Baptist Churches of New Zealand
Information on Baptist churches, social services, missions and training. Includes a brief history of Baptists in New Zealand.
- Bethlehem Tertiary Institute = Te Whare Tauira o Peterehema
Information about BTI, a non-denominational Christian institution just outside Tauranga. It offers degrees and courses in teaching and counselling and family studies. Information about the Institute, staff and current programmes, includes information for international students.
- Bible Society in New Zealand
Read the Bible online, order bibles, history of the Bible Society.
- Carey Baptist College
Carey is a missional training college based in Auckland, New Zealand. Includes details of courses. Some information available in Chinese.
- Carmelite Monastery
The life and work of the Carmelite Nuns in Christchurch.
- Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Catholic Diocese of Christchurch, Aotearoa New Zealand
Information about mass times, parish groups, architecture, and history of the Cathedral, also known as the Basilica.
- Catholic Church in New Zealand = Te Hāhi Katorika ki Aotearoa
About all aspects of the Catholic Church in New Zealand. Includes information about bishops and dioceses and includes resources such as annual church calendar; annulment guidelines; information about funerals and preparation for marriage and baptism.
- Catholic Institute of Aotearoa New Zealand : [Web site]
Website of TCI, a Private Training Establishment (PTE) that started 14 years ago as the Wellington Catholic Education Centre. Includes information about the courses provided and online resources.
- Catholic Institute of Theology = Te Pūtahi Mātauranga Whakapono Katorika
Offers degrees for the University of Auckland and the Australian Catholic University. On the level of continuing faith education it offers a wide variety of short courses in theology, scripture, spirituality, church history, pastoral care, ministry formation and Māori theology. These courses may be taken individually or as part of one of the certificate programmes. Information about courses; staff; facilities and bursaries.
- CBA online
Home page of radio production company that produces Christian programmes for non-Christian audiences of commercial radio; downloads of programs available in audio or text formats, link to New Zealand Christian Internet Directory for locations of churches throughout the country.
- Christ Church, Russell, NZ
Provides history and information about the church which is the closest existing church in New Zealand. Details of services provided.
- Christchurch Cathedral
Information on events, weekly services, music, history and architecture, news and newsletters and current and archived sermons. Includes both pre-earthquake information, and current life of the cathedral.
- Christian Churches New Zealand
Describes the mission of the movement which focuses on developing and planting churches. Includes a directory of Christian Churches in New Zealand.
- Christian Faith and Action Trust
The Christian Faith and Action Trust was formed in 1995 with the aim of providing activities and materials that promote the consistent application of Christian faith and action in all aspects of life. Some of the resources are available on the web site.
- Christian Ministries with Disabled Trust
- Christian news New Zealand
Contains national and international news of interest to mainline New Zealand Christians.
- Christian World Service
The Development, Justice and Aid Programme of the Conference of Churches in Aotearoa-New Zealand (CCANZ) supports projects in places such as the Pacific, Asia, and Latin America through the Christian World Service.
- Churches Youth Ministry Association : CYMA
CYMA is a network for the national youth ministries of the Anglican, Catholic, Methodist and Presbyterian Churches in Aotearoa New Zealand. Information about the work of the Assocation, and online publications, articles, and other resources on issues relevant to young people from an interdenominational Christian viewpoint.
- Destiny Church : the breakthrough generation
Information about the church and DTV (Destiny Television). Includes details of ministries, events, and a church locator.
- Elim Church of New Zealand
The site includes a statement of what the Elim Church of New Zealand believes, a history, links to New Zealand churches, information on the Church's missions and a section on prayer.
- Encourager : magazine of the Christian Ministries with Disabled Trust
Articles, biblical scriptures and photographs portray the work of the Christian Ministries with Disabled Trust. Issues are available in fulltext.
A website to support the teaching of religious studies. Built primarily for teachers and students in New Zealand Catholic secondary schools. A product of the Marist Internet Project and sponsored by the Society of Mary, New Zealand.
- Fellowship of Reformed Baptist Churches in New Zealand
About FRBCNZ, the member churches and their work. Includes a directory.
GalaXies, an incorporated society, is a spiritual community for lesbians, gay men, bisexuals and trans people. It is an ecumenical Christian congregation. The web site includes the programme, worship resources, counselling and advocacy services and links.
- Hymns we sing at St Peter's in the Forest, Bombay, N.Z.
The site features recordings of hymns and tunes sung at the Church and the readings and hymns to be sung at the next service. There are links to other church music sites.
- Knox Centre for Ministry and Leadership : [web site]
Seeks to be of service to the Presbyterian Church nationwide. It has particular responsibilities for ordination studies and for training support for those in lay leadership and recognised lay ministry positions. In addition to information about the centre and its staff, the site provides information about foundation requirements prior to ordination studies, the ordination studies programme, lay leadership training events, and postgraduate studies.
- Latimer Fellowship
Information about the Latimer Fellowship of the Anglican church, including news, events, and debate about social issues from an evangelical viewpoint.
- Lifeway College : for success - for life
Lifeway College is a part of Lifeway Ministries Trust, North Auckland, New Zealand and offers courses in: business, media, English as a second language, Christian Ministry, youth and community work.
- Māori Bible : HTML Bible index
Provides access to a Māori language version of the Bible, by book and chapter.
- Māori theology / by Michael Shirres
Provides information on Māori theology. Includes information on the Māori views of violence, dying, and Christianity. Notes that the Māori are the indigenous people of Aotearoa and New Zealand. Offers information on inculturation and the beliefs of the Māori. Lists related publications.
- Marist Brothers : New Zealand Province
Marist Brothers, New Zealand Province, also covers the South Pacific - Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa and Tonga. Order aims to give children a Christian education. Outlines functions, beliefs, training and history especially of their founder (Marcellin Champagnat).
- Methodist Church of New Zealand = Te Hāhi Weteriana o Aotearoa
Site includes an online directory of Methodist churches in New Zealand, reports of past conferences and information about church property rates and insurance fund.
- Ministry Training College of New Zealand
Provides information about the College and its campuses, qualifications, subject overviews and study options.
- New Life Churches of New Zealand
Provides information about the history, movement, national leadership, ministries and events There is a separate section "About Jesus". The New Life on-line newsletter is also available; also links to relevant sites.
- New Zealand Association of Theological Schools
Provides information about the NZATS Executive, the constitution, business matters and the AGM, member colleges and consortia, teaching staff, librarians, visitors and events. Also includes the current issue of the newsletter Crosscurrents.
- New Zealand Baptist Archives database
Catalogue of archives of the NZ Baptist Historical Society.
- New Zealand Catholic Education Office = Te Tari Mātauranga Katorika o Aotearoa
An agency of the New Zealand Catholic Bishops' Conference. It assists Catholic integrated schools in their mission to provide Catholic education. Includes resources for teachers, schools and families, details of courses for teachers and publications.
- New Zealand Catholic Primary Principals' Association = Nga Tumuaki MataurangaKatorika Aotearoa
To support principals in the delivery of quality Catholic Education to students in Aotearoa New Zealand Catholic Primary Schools.
- New Zealand Christian Network : [Web site]
Website of NZ Christian Network.
- New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services
NZCCSS represents six denominations which provide a variety of social services throughout New Zealand, including child and family services, housing and poverty assistance, and services for older people. Site contains news, media releases, reports, and publications on social conditions in New Zealand.
- New Zealand's Rhema network : today's Christian radio
A Christian radio network, broadcasting in all major centres of New Zealand. The site provides information about the Radio Rhema Ministry, lists the network's broadcast frequencies throughout New Zealand and details the programme schedule, with a daily devotional "The Word for Today" by Bob Gass, and a guide to tours and events supported by the Rhema network.
- NZ Catholic : the national Catholic newspaper
Selected articles from the current issue of the national Catholic newspaper (ISSN 1174-0086). Links to Catholic Press Online and the Catholic Church in New Zealand home page.
- NZ Church Missionary Society, incorporating the South American Missionary Society of NZ : NZCMS
The Society has been working in New Zealand since 1814 promoting Christianity and recruiting and training candidates for mission work. Offers an outline/history, list of personnel, events, work opportunites, contact details and joining information.
- NZ Promise Keepers
"Promise Keepers New Zealand is a Christ centered ministry dedicated to uniting men through vital relationships to become godly influences in their world." Links to the parent organisation, Promise Keepers USA, via FAQs.
- OAC Ministries
OAC Ministries is an interdenominational evangelistic ministry. The site lists OAC locations in New Zealand; information about the OAC School of Evangelism; Polynesian ministries, OAC worldwide; and links to Christian web sites.
- Parachute Music
Charitable trust which promotes Christian music. Includes information about Parachute Records; Parachute Studios; Parachute Band and the Parachute music festival. Also has downloads of music and other worship resources; online shop and details of intership program.
- Postmodern Bible
A hypertext, multimedia Bible study tool with literary, linguistic, historical and archaeological commentary on the book of Amos. This prototype project is being produced by Tim Bulkeley.
- Practical Dreamers Drop-In Centre
Provides articles and information on a range of issues of interest to Christians and the Methodist Church. Includes bible readings, prayers, songs and hymns.
- Prayer diary : Is. 42:3 / Prison Fellowship NZ
Diary of prayer topics relating to Prison Fellowship New Zealand, a Christian ministry supporting reconciliation and restoration within the criminal justice system. All issues available in full-text.
- Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand
The site includes online resources, and Church related events around the country.
- Quakers in Aotearoa : the Religious Society of Friends in New Zealand = Te Haahi Tuuhauwiri
New Zealand Quaker website. Gives background to the Quaker movement in New Zealand, current issues/concerns they are presently involved in, the various types of groups within the Quaker Society. Includes events and publications.
Bilingual site. Captures some of the history of Rangiātea the oldest surviving Anglican Maori Church in Otaki, New Zealand, destroyed by fire in 1995, will document the rebuilding.
- Reformed Churches of New Zealand
The beliefs and organisation of the churches, and their work throughout New Zealand. Includes music resources. An online resource centre gives access to a selection of magazines and newsletters, sermons and mission information.
Online community for the rangatahi (youth) leaders of Te Pīhopatanga o Aotearoa (the Māori Anglican Church)
- Salvation Army leadership letter
Leadership newsletter of the Salvation Army, a worldwide church and social services organisation. Issues available in fulltext.
- Salvation Army, New Zealand, Fiji & Tonga Territory
This Christian denomination's site contains information on the social services it provides, including ways the public can help; its history; and activities and resources.
- Scripture Union in New Zealand
Information on Bible study, camps and events run by the Scripture Union and catalogue of publications.
- Shine TV
About the religious TV channel. Includes programme schedule, details of live screening and religious studies newsletter.
- Sisters of Compassion = Ngā Whaea Tapu Pūaroha
These pages give the history and work of the Sisters of Compassion, a Catholic order of nuns founded by Sister Suzanne Aubert in 1892 in Jerusalem/Hiruharama, near Wanganui. Their work continues today as mission and outreach projects to those in need.
- Sisters of Mercy New Zealand = Nga Whaea Atawhai o Aotearoa
Catholic Religious Congregation of women.Site features history of the congregation, work in the community in areas of education, health care and social service with a particular concern for women and children, news and newsletters.
- Society of Mary in New Zealand
About the order of the Society of Mary which consists of layity, brothers, sisters and priests who are often known as Marists. The order in New Zealand and overseas.
Site provided by an organisation who describe themselves as "Jesus followers", dedicated to publishing (print, online, social media) positive, relevant and engaging material for New Zealand young people, on campus and throughout the country.
- SPANZ / Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand
SPANZ is published by Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand. Spanz covers congregational activities, social justice, faith, Pacific, Maori and Asian stories, youth, ecumenical and global affairs. Articles available in full-text.
- Spiritual Growth Ministries Trust New Zealand (Aotearoa)
Christian organisation. Includes some articles from Refresh : a journal of contemplative spirituality (SGM journal).
- St Paul's Cathedral : the Anglican Diocese of Dunedin : the Anglican Church in Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia
Contains information about the cathedral's history; architecture; staff; church services and liturgies; events; music (including choirs and the organ) and church work in the community. Includes newsletters, video footage, music and photos.
- Stimulus : the New Zealand journal of Christian thought and practice
Website contains tables of contents and full-text of selected articles from Stimulus, an interdenominational Christian journal.
- Student Christian Movement Aotearoa
SCM is a place for Liberal Christians to work with other liberal and radical people for justice in society and churches. The web site provides information about SCM and its activities. Some online resources are available.
- TEAR Fund Christian Action
TEAR Fund is an international Christian relief and development agency that is linking Christians, churches, businesses and people of goodwill in the West with the needs, challenges and aspirations of the poor in the developing world.
- Tertiary Students Christian Fellowship : reaching students for Christ
TSCF is a Christian fellowship society for tertiary students. Provides contact information for Christian students, conference details, link to Canvas online.
- Theology House : feeding heart, mind and soul
Theology House although operated by the College House Institute of Theology which has links to the Anglican Church has no denominational restrictions on entry to courses. Courses, staff, discussion papers, book reviews and library catalogue which includes the Anglican Resource Centre library.
- Vineyard Churches Aotearoa NZ
Information about the history of development of Vineyard Churches in New Zealand and the values they espouse. Includes information about the Vineyard Ministry Training College; a directory of New Zealand Vineyard Churches and calendar of church events.
- Wellington City Mission
The Wellington City Mission operates five community service programmes (Mission4youth, Mission4families, Mission4seniors, Mission4independence and Ezee Meals) and Kemp Home & Hospital, a residential care service.
- Youth For Christ
Provides information about Youth for Christ, local events, positions within the organisation, projects and internships.
- Youth with a Mission New Zealand : jump into world missions
Information: contacts, schools, services, vacancies offered by YWAM New Zealand operating through 20 ministries operating in 9 New Zealand locations.