News Releases

#LIGHTtheWORLD: Day 10 in Pacific

The focus for the "Light the World" Christmas initiative on Saturday 10 December was "Jesus helped people walk and so can you."

Panmure Interfaith Groups Celebrate the Music of Christmas 

On Sunday, 4 December, three interfaith groups from the Panmure area presented a celebration of Christmas through music and spoken words.

Public Invited to View 200,000 Christmas Lights in Temple View, Hamilton

Temple View, New Zealand will do its part to “Light the World” this Saturday, 10 December as hundreds of thousands of Christmas lights will be turned on to celebrate the birth of Christ. 

#LIGHTtheWORLD: Day 9 in the Pacific

A group of families in Auckland sang Christmas carols to residents in a retirement home this afternoon, inspired by the #LIGHTtheWORLD Christmas initiative.

#LIGHTtheWORLD: Day 8 in the Pacific

Day 8 in the Latter-day Saints' "Light the World" Christmas initiative focused on praying for others.

#LIGHTtheWORLD: Day 7 in the Pacific

To support individuals and families going through tough times, members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints shared food yesterday, part of the ongoing #LIGHTtheWORLD Christmas initiative.

#LIGHTtheWORLD: Day 6 in the Pacific

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Pacific region focused on reading scriptures yesterday, day 6 in the #LIGHTtheWORLD Christmas initiative.

#LIGHTtheWORLD: Day 5 in the Pacific

Latter-day Saints in Suva donated and delivered wrapped gifts for the children of prisoners in the Fiji Women's Prison yesterday. 

Ashburton Latter-day Saints Open New Chapel to Public Tours

The Ashburton congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints last Friday and Saturday held a reception for special guests and the public at its recently completed meetinghouse.

Latter-day Saint Choir and Auckland Symphony Orchestra Join Worldwide Christmas Celebrations

On Friday, 2 December, a 120-member choir from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints joined the Auckland Symphony Orchestra to launch the Christmas season in New Zealand. Around the world, people in many nations are also celebrating Christmas and the birth of Jesus Christ, who many accept as the Saviour of the World.