All Black Diplomacy

Kiwi Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Don McKinnon, is “a New Zealander in the traditional mould … he’s a refreshing antidote to the blandness of his three predecessors, who knew that if they stopped being boring they were likely to offend.” His ‘All Black style robustness’ has been severely tested in his first four months in office, first by the civil war in Zimbabwe, and then the coup in Fiji.  


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Even in Liberal-Leaning NZ Anglican Church Divided

Even in Liberal-Leaning NZ Anglican Church Divided

Divisions over the acceptance of homosexuality have raised doubts about whether the Anglican Church can remain united, a conflict that has played out both on a global level and inside even…