News Releases

​New Zealand Teenager Teaches Others How to Resolve Bullying Issues

Auckland teen Emma Ormsby was featured in New Zealand media recently for her efforts to help other young people face and resolve bullying challenges at school and elsewhere.

‘BYU Living Legends’ Perform at Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral

The Brigham Young University Living Legends cultural performing group performed to an appreciative audience of around 900 people last night at Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral.

Flaxmere Latter-day Saints Welcome New Stake Presidency

Members of the Flaxmere Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) welcomed new leaders on 17 April 2016.

Changes to Latter-day Saint Leadership in the South Pacific Announced

The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced this week that the new Pacific Area Presidency of the Church will be Elder O. Vincent Haleck, President; Elder S. Gifford Nielsen, First Counsellor; and Elder Craig A. Cardon, Second Counsellor. 

Tongan Families Receive Gift of Clothing in Person from American Boy Scouts

A 14-year-old Boy Scout organized a clothing drive for Tongans in need and personally brought the donated items to Tonga.

Kaniva Pacific Newspaper Features 'BYU Living Legends' Performer

New Zealand newspaper, Kaniva Pacific, featured BYU Living Legends performer, Mele Lokalesia Fifita, this week.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Church Marks National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Child abuse prevention advocates met with the leader of the Young Women organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City Thursday, April 28, 2016, to mark National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The group met in the Relief Society building on Temple Square.

BYU Living Legends Performers Meet New Zealand News Media

Visiting students and leaders from Brigham Young University met with news media professionals today in Auckland.

New Leaders Announced for Church's Papua New Guinea Lae Mission

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently announced that Sitiveni Fehoko will succeed Mark Peteru as the president of the Papua New Guinea Lae Mission.

Solomon Islands Children Keep Their Eyes on the Ball for Better Health

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints donated soccer balls, basketballs, volleyballs, netballs, bibs and other equipment to local schools this week to encourage children to lead active lives and establish patterns for exercise