News

29Aug 2018

Are you keen to join the NCRS team as a RE Resource Developer in 2019? Check out the position description and application details. Applications close 28th September 2018.

06Jul 2018

NCRS in association with NZCEO have created a bank of over 50 small video clips for use in Catholic Schools with staff and students. The best place to view them is in the NCRS YouTube channel – Aotearoa Catholic – where they’re stored in playlists. Here’s an example:

24Nov 2017

In line with the newly developed teachers’ course on teaching human sexuality in Catholic schools – Having Life to the Full. Jn 10:10 – Check out the bank of resources created to support teachers in your delivery of sexuality education in our Catholic Secondary Schools.

11Aug 2017

This is a powerful Pasifika reflection on encountering grief. (It won the 2017 PBS On-Line Film Festival – Most Popular award.)

11Jul 2017

A simple response to secular understandings of Death from a general Catholic perspective. Certainly not an attack on any humanist friends just a tongue-in-cheek response to some of their understandings using their cartoon clip. (What should we think about death?)

27Apr 2017

Pope Francis gives a powerful TED talk emphasising the need for a “revolution of tenderness” and an awareness of the seductiveness of power. (NB. This is subtitled as he speaks in his native tongue.)

06Mar 2017

A very positive NZ Herald article on the reality of teens’ attitude to justice and ethics. NB. The key interviewee, Deborah Stevens, is one of the leaders/presenters for the New Zealand Centre for Science and Citizenship which is offering workshops around New Zealand and while not a Christian organisation their message has much synergy with Catholic teaching […]

21Feb 2017

As Pope Francis and the New Zealand Bishops encourage us to open our hearts to refugees Brian Bilston challenges us with his poem read from top to bottom, then bottom to top:

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