New Zealand


One of the places I visit at times is St Stephen Martyr, Opotiki. It was originally a Mission Church, and Julius Volkner was killed there by Maori who believed a preacher from a cargo cult. It was one of the last acts of the Land Wars, and now about 150 years ago. The issues are […]


Midwinter Solstice.

19 But You, O Lord, be not far off;O You my help, hasten to my assistance.20 Deliver my soul from the sword,My only life from the power of the dog.21 Save me from the lion’s mouth;From the horns of the wild oxen You answer me. 22 I will tell of Your name to my brethren;In the midst of the […]