Abreviations Used On This Website

SAS - Stand Against Slavery
NZBMS - The New Zealand Baptist Missionary Society

Have You Ever Been On A Pilgrimage?

By | 2017-04-21T15:12:31+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Categories: Manukau Courier Column, Peter Mihaere, Pilgrimages & Bucket Lists|

[This article was written for the Manukau Courier and published 20 April 2017 - link] Welcome to our new series called Pilgrimages and Bucket Lists: The Journeys of South Aucklanders by our columnist Peter Mihaere. He will be sharing some of his pilgrimages but he's also keen to share yours too - so don't hesitate to get in touch on pj@petermihaere.com  With [...]

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I don’t have a problem with Easter Trading and I’m a Christian

By | 2017-04-11T10:37:46+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Categories: Manukau Courier Column, Opinion, Peter Mihaere|

[This article was written for the Manukau Courier and published 10 April 2017 - link] [Image Credit: tva.co.nz] I never had a problem back in the day when we decided Sunday trading became legal, and I don't have a problem with Easter trading, on any of the days. For me to say otherwise would be hypocritical. I have [...]

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A day in the life of a NZ-based abolitionist

By | 2017-03-23T14:09:51+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Abolition, Manukau Courier Column, Peter Mihaere|

[This article was written for the Manukau Courier and published 23 March 2017 - link] For those that may not know me, among a number of things, I'm an abolitionist and chief executive of a charity called Stand Against Slavery. What the heck does that mean you ask? Well I thought I might tell you about what a [...]

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Being diverse means extra effort is required

By | 2017-03-10T10:53:54+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Categories: Manukau Courier Column, Peter Mihaere|

[This article was written for the Manukau Courier and published 7 March 2017 - link] One of the things I love about living in South Auckland is it's cultural diversity. Now that's probably not particularly riveting news from most of us who have set down roots in the South, be it as generational occupants or as migrants from [...]

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In Times of Crisis We Start To Ask Why

By | 2017-02-23T12:53:30+00:00 February 23rd, 2017|Categories: Manukau Courier Column, Peter Mihaere|

[This article was written for the Manukau Courier and published 23 February 2017 - link] While my sister and brother-in-law’s grass fire was getting under control in Central Hawkes Bay, they were thanking God and their lucky stars that the fire circumnavigated their house and woolshed. Fire had engulfed over 180 hectares (445 acres) of their [...]

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If You’ve been interviewed by Paul Henry – you will miss him.

By | 2017-02-23T12:51:45+00:00 December 17th, 2016|Categories: Manukau Courier Column, Peter Mihaere|

[This article was my inaugural column in the Manukau Courier published 16 December 2016 - link] When I was invited to contribute to the Manukau Courier by Editor and friend Justin Latif last week, my response to was, “any particular focus? I ask because next Friday I head to the UK as a Dad to see [...]

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