News Releases

Latter-day Saint Historians Visit Tubuai, French Polynesia

On Monday 24 April 2017, new history was made on the historic small island of Tubuai in French Polynesia with a visit by the Historian and Assistant Historian of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

Samoa Observer: 'School Builds New Hall with Church's Help'

The Samoa Observer newspaper reported this week that the Vailoa Primary School community recently celebrated the completion of the construction of a new school hall.

Church Historian Reviews Progress on Hamilton Church History Centre

Asked why the Church decided to open a Church history centre in New Zealand, Elder Snow noted, “When President Gordon B. Hinckley announced that the Church was going to close the Church College of New Zealand he said that we needed to do something to make sure the legacy of the college is remembered.”

Dame Valerie Adams: Appointment is Official

The New Zealand Herald reports this week that Valerie Adams has been officially appointed as a Dame.

Latter-day Saints Take Part in ANZAC Day Services

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints participated in ANZAC Day services in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and other countries today, honouring current and past servicemen and women.

Nine Graduate from BYU Pathway Worldwide Program in French Polynesia

Nine graduates of the Pathway Worldwide program were honored during a commencement ceremony and fireside at the Fautaua Chapel in Papeete, Tahiti Sunday evening April 23.

Latter-day Saints in Tonga Learn About Their Ancestors

Members and friends of the Nuku’alofa Harbour Stake (a group of congregations) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took part in a family history night on 24 March 2017 to learn about their ancestors.

Latter-day Saints Participate in Port Moresby ANZAC Day Service

Elder Robert J. Dudfield, a leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, was one of several dignitaries who laid wreaths at a monument in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea today, honouring those who fought for their countries in WW1, WW2 and other theatres of war.

VIDEO: Whangarei Mormons Talk About Recent General Conference

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Whangarei, New Zealand talk in this new video about what they heard and felt during the faith's recent worldwide General Conference.

Monument Dedicated to Mormon Missionary, Matthew Cowley

Members and guests of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gathered in Tauranga, New Zealand on 15 April 2017 to witness the dedication of a new monument honouring the contributions of Mormon missionary Matthew Cowley.