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Commission pans liquor tactics

By NZ Catholic Staff | June 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Auckland diocese’s Commission for Justice and Peace has criticised provisions of the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 that have been used to delay the introduction of a new local alcohol policy in Auckland.

Waikato students help kids from refugee families

By NZ Catholic Staff | June 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

by CLARE DEVINE From April 16-20, 16 volunteers from the Waikato University Catholic Club (WaiCath) used their university break to run a holiday programme for children from refugee backgrounds.

Pa Anahera departs joyful ministry in Northland

By NZ Catholic Staff | May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

by WIGA AUTET On Easter Sunday, Fr Jun Peralta, SVD, locally known as Pa Anahera, celebrated his last Sunday Masses with the parishioners of the North Hokianga, whom he had served for the last 18 months.

Q&A with the seventh Bishop of Dunedin

By NZ Catholic Staff | May 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

NZ Catholic put some questions to Bishop Michael Dooley about his future ministry. The questions and answers are below.

40 Days for Life brings some special graces

By NZ Catholic Staff | May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

by MICHAEL LORETZ On Palm Sunday evening, nearly 350 people gathered on Auckland’s Dominion Rd to pray the final hour of what has been a prayer marathon for the unborn, their mothers and all who are hurt or wounded by the tragedy of abortion in our community.

Students follow in footsteps of Mother Aubert

By Sue Seconi | May 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ten students and two support staff from John Paul College in Rotorua have retraced the footsteps of Venerable Suzanne Aubert in Whanganui city and in Jerusalem on the Whanganui River.