Archives and History
Welcome to the Archive Summary Lists
A bibliography of editions, supplementary publications, press clippings and critical works
A New Zealand Prayer Book was first published in 1989 after a long gestation and a succession of individually published services since 1966. The work of the Provincial Commission on Prayer Book Revision has generated much interest amongst scholars: these pages are a preliminary attempt to create an access point to publications and papers about the Prayer Book, and to record the various editions of the book that have been published
These pages includes scanned copies of articles about the publication, content and use of A New Zealand Prayer Book : He Karakia Mihinare o Aotearoa. There is also an inventory of the records of the Prayer Book Commission, The Commission to Plan a Revised Prayer Book and Lectionary was established in 1964, and later changed its name to the Provincial Commission on Prayer Book Revision.
The Commission had four Chairpersons during its life time: Rt Rev'd G. R. Monteith,1966-1968 Ven D.S. Millar, 1970-1973; the Rev'd T.R. Everall,1973-1980 and Rev'd R.G. McCullough 1980-1989.
All resources have been reproduced with permission of the copyright holders [General Secretary, Anglican Church in Aotearoa New Zealand and Polynesia; Christian Nurture Council, Diocese of Auckland, Mrs Williamson and Genesis Publications, Christchurch]
Photographs – mock-ups of the prayer book prior to production and members of the Prayer Book Commission at meetings
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