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First woman from C of E is elected to NZ see

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WHEN the Revd Dr Helen-Ann Hartley is consecrated as the next Bishop of Waikato, in New Zealand, she will be the first woman bishop in the Anglican Communion to have been ordained in the Church of England.

Dr Hartley (above), whose election was announced last week, has been in New Zealand for the past two years, serving as Dean of St John's College, in Auckland. She will be the first woman Bishop of Waikato.

After her election was announced last week, she said: "I hope ...

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