Posts Tagged ‘Nelson’

Thousands sign petition against massive new housing development in Nelson

Monday, September 27th, 2021

A group opposed to a housing development in Nelson’s Kākā Valley are calling on the council to vote against land rezoning that would enable hundreds of homes to be built near the Maitai River. The Nelson City Council will consider a private plan change request to rezone approximately 287 hectares of land in Kākā Valley Read more

Kenyan Kiwi’ named bishop-elect for Nelson Anglican Diocese

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Nelson’s new Anglican bishop-elect is a proud “Kenyan Kiwi” with a mission to reach out to younger generations. Reverend Steve Maina-Mwangi was announced as Bishop-elect of the Nelson Diocese this week, replacing Richard Ellena who retired at the end of last year. Read more Related Posts:Bishop’s wife new Vicar of Victory in NelsonEpiscopal ordination of Read more

Antoine Garin the father of Bibles in schools

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

The cause of Fr Antoine Garin SM was launched on 14 April at a Mass at St. Michael’s Church, Remuera, Auckland. The launch, sponsored by an Auckland lay group, acknowledges Fr Garin’s founding of the parishes of Howick and Panmure. A good number of people were at the launch, including members of every branch of Read more

Garin talent triumphs again at Rockquest

Friday, May 30th, 2014

Garin College came up trumps again at this year’s Nelson final of the Smokefreerockquest, and the winning band say their music teacher is to thank for their success. Last night the sold-out Theatre Royal was rocking with 12 acts who made it through to the Nelson Rockquest final, with teens, younger siblings and even grandparents Read more

Mission Sisters celebrate 150 years

Sunday, April 29th, 2012

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Mission Sisters’ (Notre Dames de Missiones)  founding in France and the milestone was marked at Nelson’s  St Mary’s, in Friday. The celebrations started with a mass, followed by a lunch. A PowerPoint presentation of photos of the Nelson mission including historical photos up to the present day Read more