News Releases

Guests ‘Moved’ by Declarations of Faith at Stake Conference

From Australia Newsroom Government and faith leaders were hosted at an informal breakfast and “meet and greet’ with local Church leaders prior to the stake conference of the Perth Australia Dianella Stake 

Communities Light the World with Love in the South Pacific

From New Zealand Newsroom Workers installed a #LightTheWorld billboard in Tonga this week. It's one of several similar signs around the South Pacific.

Elder and Sister Nattress Meet with President and First Lady of French Polynesia

From New Zealand Newsroom Elder K. Brett Nattress of the Seventy, and First Counselor in the Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, accompanied by his wife, Sister Shawna Nattress, met with President Édouard Fritch, leader of the government in French Polynesia, on Wednesday 1 December in Papeete.

Children Participate in Church Program Through Song 

From New Zealand Newsroom Children from the Pago Pago American Samoa Stake (group of congregations) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provided the music for a recent stake conference. Uniquely, the singing was pre-recorded and the video was viewed during the program.  

Legislature of American Samoa Commends Church for New Temple

From New Zealand Newsroom The Senate and the House of Representatives of American Samoa recently passed a concurrent resolution commending and congratulating The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on the recent groundbreaking of the highly anticipated Pago Pago American Samoa Temple on 30 October of this year.

New Christmas Advent Calendar will Help Children Serve Others

From New Zealand Newsroom Children will have fun doing good deeds throughout the month of December with the new ‘Light the World with Love’ calendar created by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Construction to Begin on ‘Lighthouse of Peace and Joy’ in French Polynesia

From New Zealand Newsroom Ground was broken on Friday 26 November for a new Church building on a beautiful site in the community of Mahina not far from the capital Papeete’s in French Polynesia. 

Elder Yamashita to Address National Audience in Papua New Guinea

From Papua New Guinea Newsroom This Sunday, 28 November, at 4pm local time, Elder Kazuhiko Yamashita, Second Counselor in the Pacific Area Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will address a nationwide audience on EMTV and FM100.

Personal, Family and Church Histories Benefit New Zealanders

From New Zealand Newsroom Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints place great emphasis on recording, preserving, and sharing personal, family and church histories, according to New Zealand church history specialists, Tony and Shelley Vos.

More Opportunities for Adult Students in the South Pacific

From New Zealand Newsroom An innovative education system for adult learners is making some significant changes that will bring more opportunities to people living in the Pacific area. Brigham Young University-Pathway Worldwide is a specialized online educational system created by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to help people obtain...