Support the work of NZCN

Working together for a greater impact on New Zealand

New Zealand society is not in great shape, spiritually or morally. Many churches are also not doing especially well. In our own way, and in our own places, we all work to help change that.

New Zealand Christian Network was set up in 2002 by a wide range of church leaders to help Christians work together, to strengthen and resource the body of Christ, and to speak constructively into New Zealand society with biblical grace and truth.

NZCN is a mainly voluntary network (our very small and highly dedicated staff team are all part-time), is remarkably cost-effective, has a respected and trusted voice, and is steadily growing.

Our free NZCN News, with short articles on issues in church and society, is greatly appreciated by many. We always aim to be biblically faithful, fair-minded, reasoned, and gracious. Our views are sometimes picked up by media, like this.

We also run a weekly national on-line prayer gathering, Pray as One NZ, help organise regional Prayer Breakfasts, plan to run another New Zealand Christian Leaders’ Congress in 2023, and have resources to offer (e.g. the Te Rongopai documentary, now available on-line here).

NZCN does not exist for itself. It exists solely as a servant ministry to New Zealand’s Christians, churches, and society.

A comment from a New Zealand church leader…

“The New Zealand Christian Network provides a very important example for the Church about how to engage with one another on complex issues, and how to speak biblically, clearly, and winsomely in the public sphere. NZCN is incredibly significant for the health of the New Zealand Church and for the Church’s influence on New Zealand society.”

To grow our ministry further, and to help significantly increase NZCN’s impact, we regularly need your help in any or all of the following…

Click the buttons below to learn about different ways you can help

1. SUBSCRIBE to NZCN News, if you haven’t already done so. It’s free!

Keeping up with what’s going on and how it affects Christian and Christianity in New Zealand is one of the key focuses of our work. And the best way to keep you informed of these issues is for you to receive and read NZCN News on a regular basis.

Emails go out weekly, but you choose to receive them only if we have an article or key message to share or every week to be updated on latest Christian events and opportunities listed on our website. The option to select which emails you receive will appear as a survey in the email.


by forwarding NZCN to others (friends, family members, people in our church), warmly encouraging them to subscribe. Tell them we have brief, sensible, helpful articles on all sorts of issues affecting church and society – and mention that that NZCN New is free. Christians in New Zealand are constantly exposed to secular and social media, and are often very appreciative when they come across the succinct biblically faithful perspectives in NZCN News. It always disappoints us when we come across Christians who do not receive NZCN News, but who would benefit from it. (For some recent articles, see here)


Individuals, couples, churches, and Christian organisations may all officially join NZCN. Becoming a member carries some benefits, but is primarily about making a statement that you are firmly committed to biblical Christianity and to working together with other Christians.

5. Volunteer

Assist us in some part of our work together, or to suggest new initiatives which you would love to be part of.

Send us a message to let us know how to contact you and to let us know what skills you can offer.

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  • that the NZCN may flourish and grow
  • that we may speak faithfully, wisely, and well
  • that we may all have a greater impact for God on New Zealand