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Latter-day Saint Family Promotes Maori Language and Culture on TV Programs

Blog Post — 22 August 2014

Christchurch couple Melanie and Jared Riwai-Couch and their children were featured on New Zealand television programs recently, talking about and demonstrating their efforts to teach and speak Maori in their home and community. 


Fifth Generation Mormon Missionary Follows in Footsteps of Great-Great Grandfather

News Release — 21 August 2014

Young missionary, Jacob Gary Anderson, will arrive 26 August, 2014 in Samoa to serve a two-year mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  

Apostle Calls for Uplifting Social Media Messages to Sweep the Earth

News Release — 21 August 2014

Elder David A. Bednar, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, called for Mormons to use social media to “sweep the earth” with authentic and uplifting messages.

Hamilton Faith Leaders Embrace Unity

News Story — 20 August 2014

Over 700 leaders and members of several faiths joined together on Sunday 17 August to remember the powerful influence religion has had, and continues to have, in shaping the values and character of the New Zealand city of Hamilton.  


Elder S. Gifford Nielsen to New Missionaries: 'This is Your time'

News Story — 20 August 2014

Elder S. Gifford Nielsen, a member of the Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his wife, Sister Wendy Nielsen, met with new missionaries at the New Zealand Missionary Training Centre yesterday [Tuesday 19 August].


Missionary Work: Experiences Shape the Future

Featured Story — 19 August 2014

A missionary, called to serve for a period of 18 to 24 months as a representative of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, returns home with well-used clothes, a hole or two in the soles of the shoes and a set of well-studied scriptures.

'This is a Woman's Church' Says Director of Humanitarian Services and LDS Charities 

Video — 19 August 2014

Sharon Eubank, the director of Humanitarian Services and LDS Charities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, received a standing ovation on 8 August during a speech titled “This Is a Woman’s Church” during the 2014 FairMormon Conference in Provo, Utah. 

Mormons and Charity

News Release — 18 August 2014

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints join with many others, of various faiths, who view all human beings as sons and daughters of God. 

Fiji LDS Church College Wins Four Awards at National Schools Performing Arts Festival

News Release — 18 August 2014

Students from Fiji LDS Church College won four awards this week at a national music, dance and drama competition for schools.

Six Samoan Siblings Succeed in Educational Pursuits 

Blog Post — 14 August 2014

Despite the challenges of moving to a new country, and without a family history of higher education, all six children from the Alofipo family have chosen to study at university.

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