Posts Tagged ‘Hikoi’

Bishops postpone national hikoi until further notice

Monday, May 17th, 2021

New Zealand’s Catholic Bishops’ Conference has deferred the national hikoi prior to this August’s renewal of Aotearoa New Zealand’s dedication to Our Lady Assumed into Heaven. The bishops have decided to postpone the hikoi in which a specially-commissioned artwork will be displayed. Bishop Stephen Lowe, (pictured) Secretary of the Bishops’ Conference, says the bishops revised Read more

Episcopalian bishop raises Maori flag in USA

Monday, July 24th, 2017

A  flag carried by 1998  Hikoi of Hope marchers now hangs in the office of the Episcopalian bishop of the diocese of North Dakota in the USA. Bishop Michael Smith holds it up as a symbol of progress made by Maori and as an emblem of the partnerships formed between Anglicans in Aotearoa and Episcopalians in Read more

Anglican Bishop of Dunedin begins hikoi from Stewart Island

Friday, March 14th, 2014

The Anglican Bishop of Dunedin will walk, cycle, and travel by train, ferry and helicopter, during a month long hikoi from Stewart Island to the Waitaki Valley. The hikoi, Te Harinui – A hikoi of Joyful News celebrates 200 years since the beginnings of the Christian gospel in New Zealand. The hikoi begins this Friday, 14th March Read more