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MM 50 Years Ago

First Mass, and First Christian Service, in Aotearoa New Zealand In our issue for May, 1967, Professor John Dunmore, of Massey University, an authority on the French explorers of the Pacific, first proposed the view that the first Mass (and, ecumenically speaking, the first Christian service) in New Zealand, was said by the Dominican chaplain […]