Category - new zealand

  • 22 Feb 2011

    Hundreds of Christchurch residents have been spending the night in the city's parks after the massive earthquake that hit the New Zealand city.

  • 23 Apr 2010

    To question the sacralized version of violent history and ‘salvation’ embodied in the ANZAC weekend celebrations in Australia and New Zealand is to risk being accused of ‘blasphemy’ and causing great offence, says Jarrod McKenna. Yet Christians have to risk offending in order to witness to the nonviolent overcoming we encounter and are changed by in Christ’s cross, and to point a better way forward for humanity.

  • 31 Mar 2010

    A church in New Zealand is to put up an Easter billboard tomorrow (Thursday) showing a cartoon Jesus on a cross.

  • 28 Mar 2010

    While peace groups still lobby for the wall to come down in Israel and for countless other injustices to cease around the world, says Sande Ramage, the Waihopai 3 in Aotearioa/ New Zealand challenge us about just how radical our Christianity needs to be.

  • 19 Mar 2010

    Christian activists who entered the Waihopai spy base in Blenheim on a Ploughshares Aotearoa non-violent direct action, have been found not guilty by a Wellington jury.

  • 7 May 2008

    A Catholic priest has taken part in last week's early-morning non-violent action against the Waihopai military satellite communications interception station, near Blenheim, New Zealand.

  • 24 Mar 2008

    Doug Hynd's weblog 'Subversive Voices' ("Reflections on politics, public policy, theology and culture, informed by the radical tradition of Christian witness") has been added to our roll (see right hand column, toward the foot of the page).

  • 1 May 2007

    Anglican Bishops in New Zealand have backed a move to end the smacking of children.

  • 4 Apr 2007

    Following the creation of a controversial naked statue of a chocolate Jesus by an artist in New York, Christians in New Zealand have hung a picture of a chocolate Jesus on the country's busiest street.