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Poll finds support for Same Sex Marriages

Under New Zealand law same sex couples can have their relationship recognised in law by entering a civil union. Same sex partners cannot marry. Recently, the State of New York made it possible for same sex partners to marry, which created some interest here in New Zealand. Research New Zealand asked a question in their […]

Commission to study church’s position on ordination of gay priests

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia has decided to set up a commission to study and summarize its findings on whether openly gay and lesbian people should be ordained as Anglican priests. The commission is expected to complete its work and report to the church’s 2014 General Synod/te Hinota Whanui. At its […]