Our mission is to help make the Bible accessible to everyone and encourage interaction with it


We believe the Bible is for everyone. That’s why we’re working tirelessly to make the Bible available and understood here in New Zealand and around the world. We partner with New Zealand churches, organisations and 150 Bible Societies throughout the world to bring the Bible to those that don’t have one.


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Special-edition Bible for the Police Christian Support Network


Free resources


Kiwi audio Gospel of Mark

Māori Bible app


Bible 2020 app

Small group resources


Our latest projects


Bible for the NZ Police
Scripture resources for Kiwis
The Persecuted Church
Bibles for China
Bible A Month Club
Translation
Bible for the NZ Police

A year ago, Bible Society New Zealand began working with the Police Christian Support Network (PCSN) to create a Bible especially for the New Zealand Police. This special-edition Bible is now finished and is currently being printed at the Amity Printing Press in China. We aim to have it ready to launch at the PCSN conference later this year.


A gift of just $9 will provide one Bible for a member of the Police.

 

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Scripture resources for Kiwis

This year, we want to reach the one in three Kiwis, who are either ‘not sure’ or ‘believe in God but are not religious’, with the Scriptures.

 

With your support, we want to develop a kete of Scripture resources, including Bibles, Tārore’s Story, the new reader programme, and the audio Bible in Māori, to enable us to reach New Zealanders with the Word of God.

 

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The Persecuted Church

Morocco and Algeria are north African countries on the Mediterranean that share a land border. Today, they are 99% Muslim countries, making them two of the most difficult countries in the world in which to carry out Bible mission.

 

That’s why we’re currently working closely with the Bible Societies in each country to make the Word of God more accessible to those seeking its guiding light.

 

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Bibles for China

All over China, churches are growing rapidly. The demand for Bibles is huge, especially amongst poor Christians living in rural, often isolated areas.

 

You can help make the Bible accessible to them by partnering with us to get more Bibles into the hands of waiting Chinese Christians.

 

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Bible A Month Club

Are you blessed enough to own a Bible? Millions aren’t.

 

In New Zealand it’s easy to get a Bible. But there are millions of Christians in countries where Bibles are in desperately short supply or not available at all.

 

Join Bible a Month Club and you’ll join Bible Society and nearly 10,000 other Kiwis committed to regular prayer and giving to help get Bibles into people’s hands and hearts all over the world.

 

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Translation

 

Translation of the Bible remains a core task of Bible Societies around the world. In New Zealand, it is easy to get a Bible in English, but there are places in the world where the Bible would still need to be translated.

 

Imagine what it must be like to finally be able to read the Bible in a language you understand and to be able to share his Word with others!

 

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Bible inspiration



Discover the Bible


The Bible is the world’s best-selling book of all time

It has shaped the laws and politics of many western countries and influenced language, music and art. Today it continues to inspire many millions of Christians around the world. But what exactly is it?

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Is it still important to New Zealanders?

Bible Society is committed to delivering quality research into New Zealand’s relationship with the Bible. Since 2008, we have been engaging research companies such as Nielsen to help us paint a picture of how many New Zealanders read the Bible and the influence it has in their lives.

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Te Paipera Tapu – The Bible in Māori

The story of Te Paipera Tapu (The Holy Bible in Māori) began with the Rev. Samuel Marsden in Sydney. Learn the story of how the Bible was translated and printed in Māori and why it was so popular.

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