News Releases

A Letter from Africa to the Latter-day Saints of the Pacific Area

From New Zealand Newsroom

Church Offers Statement on Help Line and Abuse

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City) Church responds to recent Associated Press article about the Church's abuse help line.

Members of New Pacific Area Presidency Begin Service

From New Zealand Newsroom Elder K. Brett Nattress, Elder Peter F. Meurs and Elder Taniela B. Wakolo are members of the new Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They began their service in the Pacific Area Presidency on Monday 1 August, 2022.

Volunteers Pack Personal Care Kits for Hamilton Women's Refuge

From New Zealand Newsroom A group of young people in Hamilton, New Zealand recently packed 100 personal care kits for a Hamilton women’s refuge. The kits will be given to individuals using the refuge’s services, as a practical gift from friends in the community.

Volunteers Are Just What the Doctor Ordered, for American Samoans

From New Zealand Newsroom Physicians, called as missionaries, are providing care not available in the Pacific Island territory until now

Latter-day Saint Temples Are Springing Up Around the South Pacific 

From New Zealand Newsroom There are currently 10 temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Oceania, or the South Pacific region. Seven new temples have been announced for this part of the world in the last few years. Why are temples so important to Latter-day Saints, and how can others learn more?

President Ballard Dedicates Monument to Black Pioneers

From Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

VIDEO: Young Kiwis Talk About the Latest 'For the Strength of Youth' Conference

From New Zealand Newsroom Young people from New Zealand assembled in Auckland this month to take part in a conference called “For the Strength of Youth”

Brisbane Latter-day Saints Support 'Nightlight' Charity

From Australia Newsroom Nightlight is a faith-based charity that responds to community needs, including sharing meals with individuals experiencing homelessness, and assisting families going through difficult times. Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Beenleigh, Australia area have been working with Nightlight for the...

‘Never Give Up on Yourselves’

From New Zealand Newsroom Latter-day Saint youth in New Zealand are encouraged to trust in the Lord