Restructure for Survival - An Opinion Piece from Derrick Crosby PDGDC
April 17th, 2017 4:10 pm
In this interesting opinion piece Derrick explores the concept of a District Lodge where the District Grand Master is the Master of the Lodge.

Given the length of the item it is best to read it by clicking here.

Alternatively - copy the following url into your browser:

http://www.themasons.org.nz/cdiv/docs/restructureforsurvival.pdf or click on the picture at left.

Have a read and then let Derrick know what you think by adding a comment.

Remember... play the ball not the man.
The Future for Freemasonry in New Zealand - An Opinion from Russell Pratt, PGS Kapiti-Wellington District
November 26th, 2016 3:38 pm
Important Note: The views expressed in this opinion piece are solely those of the author in his private capacity and do not in any way represent the views of the Grand Lodge of New Zealand or the Board of General Purposes.

Are you beginning to think that Freemasonry has reached the end of the road in New Zealand? Are you disheartened with the increasing number of able-bodied men who are resigning from the Craft?

This opinion piece explores some of the reasons why Freewmasonry may have ended up in its current state and provides a number of thought-provoking ideas on things we can do to reverse the trend.

The piece runs into several pages - so read it by clicking here in the first instance.

Important note: If the link above does not work - copy the following url into your browser:

http://www.themasons.org.nz/cdiv/docs/future.pdf or click on the picture.

Your comments on this opinion piece are heartily welcomed - but please play the ball - not the man.