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culture & faith

Today we mark 184 years since the first signatures were put to the Treaty of Waitangi

treaty & culture

treaty & culture

Today we mark 176 years since the first signatures were put to the Treaty of Waitangi on Thursday 6 February 1840. Rightly this day is a public holiday in New Zealand,...

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who or what ?

who or what ?

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signs please God

signs please God

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Our Father

Our Father

a father taught his child to pray this prayer especially in the middle of the night when the child woke and felt sad or anxious.

just do it

just do it

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tempted ?

tempted ?

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