Posts Tagged ‘Tokelauan’

Presbyterians elect Tokelauan-Samoan as new Moderator Comments 0

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

The Right Rev Taimoanaifakaofo (Fakaofo) Kaio of Auckland is the new Moderator or elected leader of the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand. He begins his two-year term from the evening of Wednesday 3 October 2018. Continue reading Related Posts:Presbyterian Church elects Pasifika leader as ModeratorIreland’s Presbyterian leader to meet popeBible helps keep Tokelauan language aliveNew Anglican Read more

Susana Lemisio receives an honour for her work for Tokelau community Comments 0

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Susana Lemisio was made a Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen’s Birthday honours for her services to the Tokelau community and early childhood education. She came to New Zealand in the 1960s as an 18-year-old “and it was a shock to me to see for the first time the tall Read more

Oceania Catholics’ strong community Comments 0

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Last month Wellington hosted the four-yearly plenary assembly of the bishops of the Federation of Catholic Bishops of Oceania (FCBCO). But it would be no surprise if anyone attending the opening Mass thought they had been carried off to the Pacific Islands, with the vibrant contribution of the Samoan and Tokelauan communities. It was one Read more