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Elder Nattress Meets with Samoa High Commissioner

Elder K. Brett Nattress, First Counselor in the Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, met with His Excellency Leasi Papali’i Tommy Scanlan, High Commissioner of Samoa to New Zealand on 23 September 2019, in Wellington.


The leaders discussed challenges faced by youth as well as individuals and families moving to New Zealand from other countries.

"High Commissioner Scanlan is a strong and compassionate leader," Elder Nattress said after the meeting.

"His faith, experience and kind heart are leading him to do what he can to help the rising generation and others who look to him for leadership."

He added, "We are grateful for High Commissioner Scanlan and other leaders in our region who are serving the poor and the needy, and other individuals who are in vulnerable situations."

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