News Releases

Elder and Sister Haleck Meet with U.S. Consul General and New Zealand Faith Leaders 

Elder O. Vincent Haleck, president of the Pacific Area of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Sister Peggy Haleck, met with U.S. Consul General Melanie Higgins and several representatives of churches and faith groups this week.

Deseret News Spotlights Latter-day Saint History in Tonga

"The first Latter-day Saint missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to labor in the Kingdom of Tonga arrived in July 1891," Kenneth R. Mays writes in the Deseret News this week.

Faith Leaders Welcome World Council of Churches Representative to Tonga

Elder Aisake Tukuafu of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently joined with other Tongan faith leaders to welcome Secretary General  of the World Council of Churches, Reverend Dr. Olav Fykse Tveit, to Nuku’alofa, Tonga. 

Latter-day Saint Apostle, Elder Gary E. Stevenson, to Visit South Pacific

Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will visit Australia, Vanuatu and French Polynesia this month.

FamilySearch Volunteers Lend a Hand at Auckland City Libraries Family History Expo

As part of Family History month, the Auckland City Libraries Family History Expo was held Friday August 11 - Sunday August 13 at the Fickling Convention Centre in Auckland, New Zealand.

Liahona Students Use Skills to Help Build Camp

TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training) students from the Liahona High School have been refining their skills as they assist with construction of portions of Makeke Camp, a local recreational facility.

Latter-day Saints Help Fijians Maintain Clearer Vision

Equipment donated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will allow doctors to see seven layers of a patient eyes.

Church Assists Tongan Primary School

LDS Charities recently donated materials for the renovation of a building at the Fasi Government Primary School in Tonga.

Prime Minister to Young Adults: 'The Future of New Zealand is in Very Good Hands'

The prime minister of New Zealand, Rt Hon Bill English, praised today’s youth saying they are “more capable, more confident, more able to express themselves, more knowledgeable about the world, more well-rounded and more tolerant” than the youth of his generation.

FamilySearch Supports Family History Month in New Zealand

FamilySearch volunteers supported an open day sponsored by the New Zealand Society of Genealogists in Wellington on Saturday 5th August 2017.