Posts Tagged ‘New Zealand Church History’

Haunted South Island Monastery up for sale Comments 0

Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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A building near Timaru that has a Historic Places Category 2 listing with Heritage New Zealand is once again up for sale. Robert Young, the vendor, says he has researched the history of Claremont Castle. But he hasn’t traded on any ghost stories as has the former owner, Mr West. In 2001, West offered $100 Read more

Northland Church items now in Whangārei Museum Comments 0

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

Items from the original church in a remote Northland valley have been gifted to the Whangārei Museum They are treasured relics, saved from a disastrous fire which took place more than 100 years ago. Continue reading Related Posts:Whangarei youth improve their well-being‘Crazy’ response to Whangārei homeless centreVatican Museum diaries detail WW II historyNon-sectarian Bible Museum Read more

El Camino de Te Tai Tokerau with an App to guide you Comments 0

Friday, August 5th, 2016

There are plans afoot to develop an App  to assist individuals, families and groups make  a self-guided pilgrimage of Te Tai Tokerau. The App will provide for GPS coordinates, accommodation options, prayers, historical information and recorded talks by people of Te Tai Tokerau. This development has been inspired by a pilgrimage led by Wiga Autet Read more

Māori celebrate 200 year old connection to Parramatta Comments 0

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

The Rua Rau Festival celebrated last weekend in Parramatta, Australia commemorated the common history that has linked Māori Sydney and the Parramatta region for over two hundred years. 51 elders from the North trekked across the ditch to Parramatta for the celebrations, which recognise an enduring relationship between their ancestor Ruatara and the Anglican minister Read more

Bicentenary of Samuel Marsden’s church sevice in Oihi Bay Comments 0

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

The Anglican Church, working with ecumenical partners, is planning extensive 2014 celebrations to mark the bicentenary of the first recorded proclamation of the Christian Gospel held in New Zealand, conducted by Reverend Samuel Marsden at Oihi Bay on 25 December 1814. Two events  will take place at Rangihoua Heritage Park. The first on 21st December will Read more