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Saint Peter is a prominent religious figure in New Zealand due to his association with the Catholic Church. As the first Pope and one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ, he is considered to be the founder of the Catholic Church. Saint Peter is revered as the patron saint of fishermen, which has historical significance in a country that is heavily reliant on fishing.
The Catholic Church in New Zealand was first established in the early 19th century by European missionaries, and Saint Peter was an important figure in its teachings and practices. Churches and cathedrals across the country bear his name and display his image, making him a prominent symbol of the faith.
In addition to his religious significance, Saint Peter also has a cultural impact on New Zealand. He is often depicted in Maori art and is included in many Maori rituals and ceremonies. The celebration of Saint Peter is observed annually on June 29th.
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In the News and Trending in NZ for Saint Peter & Saint PaulUpdated On Saint Peter's Day, people in Haro not only drink wine, but get soaked in it
npr.orgStudents at St. Peter Secondary School take a mental health day
thepeterboroughexaminer.comWhy June 29 is a good day to consider the legend of St. Peter and St. Agatha
lancasterdiocese.org.ukBroomvale Bridal Barns, formerly Ipswich shops Brides of St Peters in St Peter's Street and Just a Day Bridalwear in Norwich Road, opens in Little Blakenham
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Saint Peter's Day references and related sitesMartin Hengel: Saint Peter: The Underestimated Apostle (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing: 2010)