Man carrying a cross from Stewart Island to Kerikeri

Ryan Craig is walking with a purpose. The Oamaru man is trekking the length of New Zealand carrying a cross to spread a message of forgiveness and unity.

The walk will coincide with the double centenary of the first message preached by missionary Samuel Marsden.

“I have a heart for this nation and seeing unity among the people, in particular unity and forgiveness between the tribes and iwi with each other and with their European brothers and sisters,” he says.

“I feel that God has asked me to walk the length of the country with a cross and two flags – one being the New Zealand flag and the other being the Tino Rangatiratanga flag, to signify the two people groups. Continue reading

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