A New Zealand Prayer Book / He Karakia Mihinare o Aotearoa

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A New Zealand Prayer Book

He Karakia Mihinare o Aotearoa

A New Zealand
Prayer Book

He Karakia Mihinare
o Aotearoa

The Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia

Te Hāhi Mihinare ki Aotearoa ki Niu Tīreni, ki Ngā Moutere o te Moana Nui a Kiwa


Introduction ix
The Calendar   Te Maramataka 1
The Church Year 4
The Calendar 7
Liturgies of the Word 27
Morning and Evening Worship 30
Daily Services 54
Additional Songs of Praise 96
Daily Devotions 104
Prayers for Various Occasions 138
Midday Prayer 147
Night Prayer 167
Family Prayer 187
Psalms for Worship 193
The Liturgy of Baptism and
The Laying on of Hands for Confirmation and Renewal
Liturgies of the Eucharist   Ngā Hākari Tapu 401
Thanksgiving of the People of God 404
Variations to the Great Thanksgiving 430
An Alternative Great Thanksgiving 436
Na Noda Lotu ni Vakavinavinaka na i Vavakoso va – Kalou F404
Ko e Hu Mo e Fakafeta’i ‘a e Kāinga ‘a e ‘Otua T404
O Le Viiga Faafetai a Tagata o Le Atua S404
Parmeshwar Ke Logo(n) Ka Dhanyawaad H404
Thanksgiving for Creation and Redemption 456
Variations to the Great Thanksgiving 474
Te Whakawhetai me te Whakamoemiti (Māori) 476
Thanksgiving and Praise (English) 476
Variations to the Great Thanksgiving (English or Māori) 491
O Taulaga o Vi’iga ma le Faafetai S476
He Tikanga Anō 494
Nā te Whānau a te Karaiti 499
A Form for Ordering the Eucharist 511
Seasonal Sentences, Prayers and Blessings
for use after Communion
Sentences, Prayers and Readings for the Church’s Year 547
Seasons and Sundays 550
Season of Advent 550
Season of Christmas 559
Season of Epiphany 565
Season of Lent 566
Holy Week 582
The Season of Easter 588
The Day of Pentecost 612
Season after Pentecost 614
Other Feasts and Saints’ Days 711
Other Special Days 723.ad
Pastoral Liturgies 725
A Service of Holy Communion 729
The Ministry of Healing 738
Prayers for Use in Critical Situations 747
Reconciliation of a Penitent 750
Thanksgiving for the Gift of a Child 754
The Blessing of a Home 762
Marriage Liturgies 777
Marriage Liturgy - First Form 780
Marriage Liturgy - Second Form 785
Marriage Liturgy - Third Form 790
The Prayers 796
The Blessing 804
Funeral Liturgies and Services in the Time of Death 809
Prayer at Time of Death 812
Prayer before a Funeral 822
The Funeral Service 826
A Service for the Funeral of a Child 847
Sentences, Prayers, Readings and Hymns 853
Te Tikanga Karakia mō te Takahi Whare (Māori) 871
Prayers in a House after Death (English) 871
The Committal of Ashes 877
Te Hura Kohatu (Māori) 881
The Unveiling of a Memorial (English) 881
Ordination Liturgies 885
The Ordination of Deacons 888
The Ordination of Priests 898
The Ordination of Bishops 910
A Catechism   He Katikīhama 925
Table to Find Moveable Feasts and Holy Days 940
General Index 942
Songs of Praise, Hymns and Waiata 944
Table of Seasonal Material   Liturgies of the Eucharist 945
Acknowledgements 947
Alternative Great Thankgivings A1
For Use With Children A and B A20
An Alternative Form for Ordering the Eucharist B1
A Form for Ordering a Service of the Word C1
Historical Content

The content in this section is from the 1989 Prayer Book and while remaining authorised for use has since been replaced.

Prayers on Various Subjects
from the Collects of the Church’s Year
From the Eucharistic Liturgy
Thanksgiving of the People of God
Sections translated into Fijian and Tongan
Themes for the Church’s Year 522
Sentences, Prayers and Readings for the Church’s Year 547
Other Feasts and Holy Days 642
Saints’ Days and Other Special Days 679
The Readings for Holy Communion - Three Year Series 691

The following content which appeared in editions from 1989 to 2021 has been removed from the Prayer Book.

Foreword ix
Preface xi
Introduction - A Multitude of Voices xii

Supplementary Resources
Authorised Great Thanksgivings