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NAPIER, 1 May 12. Archdeacon Kexnpthorne presented the report of the committee on accounts and financial matters, which was adopted. , The Bishop of Auckland, in moving the adoption of the report .of the Select Committee, which was appointed to consider the present condition of the Melanesian mission., said that all deeply regretted the resignation of the Right Rev. 0. J. Wood a« bishop through ill-health. He ateo stated that a commission was set up by the mission to carry on the affairs of the diocese in the meantimo and that the staff had adopted the only course!- which Avas open to it. O«;'tho motion of the Dean of Waipn, it w'a-s resolved that the thanks of the Synod should be given to the Rev. J. A.- Asher, Moderator-elect of the Presbyterian 'Church of New Zea-, land, for "his gracious tetter ,of .greeting, and that the writer be informed that his kind wishes are reciprocated by this Synod. "It was resolved that the next session of the General Synod should be held in Auckland on April' 27, 1922. Various Bills were passed through their final stages. Letters of welcome are to be sent to General Sir Andrew Russell and General 1 Richard.son. The Synod then closed with a short thanksgiving service in the Cathedral.

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GENERAL SYNOD., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9608, 13 May 1919

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GENERAL SYNOD. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9608, 13 May 1919

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