Posts Tagged ‘Anand Satyanand’

Interview with Anand Satyanand

Monday, May 14th, 2018
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My father, Mutyala Satyanand, came from Fiji as a school student in the 1920s. For about 40 years, the Fiji government had a scheme, whereby they sent two Indian boys and two Fijian boys to secondary school in New Zealand. Schools like Palmerston North Boys’ High and Napier Boys’ High. My dad went to Wanganui Read more

Satyanand suggests churches launch own historical abuse inquiry

Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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The head of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into historical abuse in state care has suggested churches could launch their own internal investigation. In an interview with Mike  Wesley-Smith on The Nation, Sir Anand Satyanand said he discussed the matter with the country’s senior Anglican and Catholic bishops meeting together recently in Wellington. “I raised Read more

Royal Commission leaves door slightly open for including Churches

Monday, April 9th, 2018
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The draft terms of reference for a Royal Commision have restricted an inquiry into historical abuse to state institutions, but the Catholic and Anglican churches have both said they would like to be included in it. On 26 March the prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, said she stood by her belief that the inquiry should look Read more

Same Gender relationships – Sir Anand chairs Anglican Committee

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012
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The former Governor General Sir Anand Satyanand is heading up a commission of eminent persons set up by the Anglican Church to investigate the issue of blessing people who are in same gender relationships. The Church hopes the appointment of the committee is a step that will lead it out of the impasse over questions Read more

NZ Governor General says NZ will need to help Fiji

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Outgoing  New Zealand Governor General Sir Anand Satyanand says New Zealand will need to step in to help when the military regime in Fiji eventually fails.

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