Destiny launches third bid for charter status

Destiny Church will make a controversial fresh bid to open a charter school.

Ministry of Education bosses previously rejected an application from the church, amid concerns students would be pressured into joining the Brian Tamaki-led movement.

Papers detailing the rejection revealed ministry reservations over Destiny’s belief that identity as God’s child was more important than cultural identity, and that the school did not offer specific cultural-based learning for Pacific Island students. Continue reading


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