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Pass and receive the thread to life

“If you’ve ever used a woven flax basket, you’ll know how incredibly strong they are. A strand on its own has no real power, but woven, each strand’s power lies in its connection to the others,” says St John’s Cathedral community member Jane Francis on Maori raranga (‘the art of weaving’)

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First female Māori bishop

More than a thousand people thronged onto the grounds of an Anglican college in Masterton recently to celebrate the ordination of Bishop Waitohiariki Quayle as the first Māori woman to be installed bishop in the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia

Canon Isaac Beach with his great-great-uncle Archdeacon Mickey Tamihana from Bluff, Aotearoa New Zealand
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International link unites Māori and indigenous American young Anglicans

To mark the recent International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the Anglican Communion News Service spoke with a youth representative on the Anglican Consultative Council, Canon Isaac Beach, from the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia: Canon Isaac is a Maori of Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Rangitihi descent