News Releases

Elder Neil L. Andersen Posts About Young Brisbane Missionary 

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints writes on Facebook this week about a young man he met in Brisbane last week, Grant Campbell.

Elder Neil L. Andersen and other Church Leaders Visit Cook Islands

Speaking at a conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Pacific nation of the Cook Islands on Sunday 22 May, Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, counselled Latter-day Saints to “not be afraid to be different.” 

Chairman of Samoa National Council of Christian Churches Meets with Pacific Area Presidency

The Chairman of the Samoa National Council of Christian Churches, Deacon Kasiano Leaupepe, and his wife, Suega Toleafoa, met yesterday [24 May] in Auckland, New Zealand with members of the Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Latter-day Saint Leaders Visit New Caledonia

Elder Lynn G. Robbins of the Presidency of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints visited New Caledonia this past weekend.

President of Papua New Guinea Lae Mission Receives New Assignment

President of the Papua New Guinea Lae Mission, Elder Mark P. Peteru, was sustained as an Area Seventy at the April 2016 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Missionary Dress Guidelines Revised to Help Prevent Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Dress guidelines for missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have been revised for men and women serving in areas around the world impacted by mosquito-borne viral diseases.

Departing Students Share Heartfelt Thoughts on 'Living Legends' Pacific Tour

Members of the Brigham Young University performing group, Living Legends, have left the South Pacific following their very successful tour. 

Samoa National Council of Christian Churches Celebrates 50th Birthday

Latter-day Saints helped celebrate the National Council of Christian Churches' 50th year last week in Apia. 

“It was a happy occasion for us,” said Vaiao Tia F. Tinielu, who is on the organization’s Executive Council and is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, one of five founding members of the council which was formed in 1966.

Church Video Series Highlights Values of Miss World New Zealand Finalist Ariel Pearse

Ariel Pearse, a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and a Miss World New Zealand 2016 finalist, is featured in a series of short video spots produced by the Church titled “Making a Difference.” 

Students Prepare for Samoan Independence Day Celebrations

Students from LDS Church College Pesega are enthusiastically preparing to dance at Samoa’s Independence Day celebration in two weeks. The faculty and students feel honoured and want their performance to be perfect.