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One hundred and fifty years of Methodism in Pirongia Mountain district and
Te Awamutu and the Waipa - 1841 - 1991.


150 years on from the first greeting to Wesleyan Missionaries in the Waipa - the greeting was again given on 4th May 1991 at Cannons Road on the banks of the Waipa River.

A journey from one site to another, a journey taking the Gospel from place to place - a journey on foot, on horse back, pushbike, motorbike and car - a journey with people as they make their commitment, receiving forgiveness and love and in turn reaching out to others. There is fun in the story - hilarity often, there are sober times and tears too.

I entourage you - read it for yourself - and not only read - but commit yourself to carry on the journey into the next decades.

"And it's from the old we travel to the new.
Keep me travelling along with You."

God's Blessings

          Rona Collins