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The Methodist Connexional Office is located at:

Weteriana House
50 Langdons Road
Papanui
Christchurch 8053

Postal address
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PO Box 931, Christchurch 8140

P. (03) 366 6049   I   0800 266 639

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February 2009

Walk seeks to question, heal our relations with the planet
By Jan Fogg
One of the aims of Walk for the Planet is to celebrate the diversity, productiveness and beauty of our New Zealand environment. During Lent, Walk for the Planet will track through some of the best but also some of the most challenging farmland on the planet.
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Walk for the Planet stands on many legs

The Walk for the Planet (W4TP) will provide people a chance to contemplate our relationship with the earth, get in touch with and celebrate the natural world, and raise environmental concerns. Read more ....

Gathering good news stories of ecological hope
By Mark Gibson

A key purpose of Walk for the Planet is to see and hear and gather local stories of ecological degradation and healing.
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Club embraces waka ama and kapa haka
By Paul Titus

A club with hearty Methodist roots put in a winning performance at the national Waka Ama Sprint championships last month and is now looking forward to competing in the national kapa haka festival.
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New Methodist general secretary views Church’s path ahead
By Paul Titus

Along with handling the practical nuts and bolts of running the Methodist Church, in-coming general secretary Rev David Bush wants to help the Church become more relevant and effective in the 21st century.
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Methodist youth cross Tasman to boost their faith
By Cory Miller

A contingent of 24 young Kiwi Methodists formed the largest delegation at the 2009 National Christian Youth Convention (NCYC) held in Melbourne.
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Lower North Island districts merge to form single synod
By Paul Titus

In December representatives from the three Methodist synods in the southern half of the North Island got together to officially put themselves out of existence.
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Church leaders deplore Gaza violence
At the height of Israel’s intervention in Gaza last month, New Zealand church leaders signed a statement urging Christians to pray for peace and political leaders to bring about first a ceasefire and then a lasting solution to conflict in the region.
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NZ Jews and Muslims desire peace in Palestine
By Marie Sherry

New Zealanders with opposing views on the Israel-Palestine conflict agree on one point – the destruction and death of innocent civilians in the region must stop.
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Hospital building honours Kiwi missionary to Solomon Islands
A new hall funded by the Methodist Women’s Fellowship of NZ has been dedicated at Helena Goldie Hospital in Munda, Solomon Islands to mark the service of former missionary Davinia Taylor.
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Church by the Seashore makes creative waves
By Paul Titus
The creativity and commitment of a small congregation in rural Manukau has inspired a young minister and he, in turn, is doing all he can to provide them the support they need to carry on their work.
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Beckenham Trippers do fellowship on the road
It's 7a.m. on November 13th and cars are arriving in the car park of Beckenham Methodist Church. The air is full of greetings and laughter.
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