Please note that there is no livestream for GA23 as this Assembly is in-person and not online, however, there will be recorded video of daily business shared here as it becomes available. Unlike former years, there will not be a series of GA news emails but instead a daily summary of key decisions as noted by the Business Assembly Work Group during business - this will be uploaded as soon as information to include is available so check back for updates.
Powhiri and Moderator's induction
General Assembly began with a powhiri and opening communion service at Saint Kentigern College chapel, starting 6.30pm on Wednesday 27 September. The induction of the new Moderator Right Rev Rose Luxford began around 7pm and the service involved the transfer of a ceremonial cloak (Te Korowai Tapu) and the laying on of hands by past Moderators. The Moderator of Te Aka Puaho Rev Tamiana Thrupp presented Rose with the Moderator’s Korowai tapu, and Rose signed the Centennial Bible.
Watch the installation service below or here.
Download images from the installation here.