What we've said

The Church often speaks out on issues of importance in our communities. To find out what we've said check out our media releases, guest commentaries, submissions and letters to MPs and other officials.

News releases

View our media releases.

Recent media coverage

17 June 2016 - Presbyterian Church condemns attack on gay nightclub in America, The Associated Church Press 

17 March 2016 - Presbyterians extending the hand of friendship this Easter, Scoop 

17 December 2015 - Christmas story offers hope for modern problems,Scoop

3 September 2015 - Church urges Government to do more for refugees, Scoop 

21 August 2015 - Former Presbyterian Moderator elected as head of CWM, Scoop 

25 June 2015 - Pope has important message on climate change for New Zealand, Stuff, CathNews, Scoop

17 July 2015 - Church calls on local councils and communities to provide more alcohol-free activities, NewsHub, Scoop 


2 – 4 October 2010 – Presbyterian Church’s General Assembly media coverage. 2 October 2010, NZ Herald newspaper, “Korean visitors donate $47k to quake effort”; 2 October 2010, Radio NZ, “Korean church donates to earthquake appeal”, 3 October 2010, Radio NZ, “Presbyterian Church counts quake damage”; 2 October 2010, Newstalk ZB, “Canterbury Churches have $8 million damage”, 2 October 2010, Newstalk ZB, “Korean church boost for Christchurch”; 3 October 2010, Newstalk ZB, “Rev Coster next moderator”; 4 October 2010, Sunlive Community Newspaper, Tauranga, “Tauranga man 101st church leader”.