News Releases

Stake Conference is for Everyone

Elder K. Brett Nattress of the Seventy and Second Counsellor in the Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints presided at the Nuku'alofa Tonga Central Stake conference on 9-10 February 2019.

Passion and Compassion Drive Trailblazing Corrections Officer

Known for working with some of New Zealand’s most dangerous criminals, Fijian-born Pacimaca Osment, aged 68, demands and gets respect as a principal corrections officer at Auckland’s remand facility, Mt Eden.

Retired Couple Helps New Zealanders Trace Family Trees

American couple, Jonathan and Mary Snow, are helping New Zealanders learn how to do family history research. They are serving for the next year and a half as missionaries with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Stratford, Taranaki.

Missionaries Now Have More Options to Communicate With Families

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced an update to guidelines regarding communication between full-time missionaries and their families.

Good Works in South Auckland

Cousins Delay College Football Careers to Serve in New Zealand

With signed contracts to play American football at Stanford University and Brigham Young University (BYU) Provo respectively, Levani Damuni and Mason Fakahua chose to delay their start dates to serve the people of New Zealand.

Prophet Invites Arizonans to Turn Homes Into Sanctuaries of Faith

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)More than 60,000 Latter-day Saints and invited guests at a football stadium in Arizona were encouraged by a prophet Sunday night to increase their faith practices in the home.

Prophet Pens Op-Ed for the Arizona Republic in Advance of His Visit

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will hold a devotional at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, for an estimated 68,000 members and friends of the faith on February 10, 2019. 

New Zealanders Celebrate World Interfaith Harmony Week

Members of several faith traditions in Dunedin came together this week to share stories and strengthen friendships.

Fresh Coat of Paint on Methodist Church Brings Community Closer Together

Alipate Ravatunawa Vosaki is a young member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who lives in the Fijian village of Kuku.