Posts Tagged ‘Awards’

Another award for New Zealand priest Comments 0

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

New Zealand Marist priest and cultural anthropologist Dr Gerald Arbuckle received an award from the Catholic Press Association of the United States and Canada at its annual meeting held in Quebec on 20-23 June. Earlier this year he received a lifetime achievement award in Practical Theology from the Broken Bay Institute. Arbuckle’s essay, “Fundamentalism as an Read more

Queen’s Service Medal for a lifetime of bowls and teaching Comments 0

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

It’s not just her bowling prowess that has led her receiving the Queen’s Service Medal. Ann Muir’s 45-year career as a teacher at Kamo Intermediate, St Joseph’s School and Pompallier Catholic College has endeared her to the community. “I just love being with the kids and helping them to learn and succeed,” Miss Muir said. Read more

Samoan girl-led charity wins international award for outstanding work Comments 0

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

A Samoan girl-led charity, Samoa Victim Support Group (SVSG) is one of 20 organisations from around the world to receive a With and For Girls Award in London this week. The With and For Girls Awards is a global initiative to identify and support strong local organisations working with and for girls. As part of Read more

NZ publications pick up religious press awards Comments 0

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

Catholic publications from New Zealand won several awards at the Australasian Religious Press Association Awards in Brisbane on Saturday. NZ Catholic journalist Rowena Orejana won a bronze award in the best new writer category for a story about the difficulties facing rural parishes. NZ Catholic also won a silver award in the best headline category Read more