CoA message on escalating Covid-19 situation

NZ is currently at Level 3, but will move to COVID-19 Alert Level 4 at 11.59 pm on Wednesday 25 March 2020.

The PCANZ Council of Assembly Convener Rev Richard McLean has sent the message below to all parishes. You can download the message from the Church website coronavirus information page.


“In the light of the Government announcements of 23 March 2020 relating to the escalating situation regarding COVID-19, our expectation is that we will all be fully compliant with these measures.
“Please continue to follow the best advice provided by the Ministry of Health, and on the special COVID-19 information website.
“For information relating to wage subsidies, please go to  
“‘Ko te Atua to tatou te piringa, te kaha, te awhina i nga wa katoa. Na reira, kaore tatou e mataku ... ”/ God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear…” Psalm 46: 1-2”
Richard McLean
Council of Assembly Convener