News Releases

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

The Name of the Church

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has made the following statement regarding the name of the Church.

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

Hamilton New Zealand Temple Fact Sheet

The Hamilton New Zealand Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was the first Mormon temple built in the Southern Hemisphere. It was announced in 1955 and dedicated in 1958.

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

Church Holds News Media Briefing Regarding Closure of Hamilton New Zealand Temple

Local and national news media representatives attended a briefing on Wednesday 15 August at the David O. McKay Stake and Cultural Events Centre in the Hamilton suburb of Temple View.

From Pacific Mormon Newsroom

New Zealand Temple Closes for Renovation

The Hamilton New Zealand Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently closed for an extensive renovation.

From Mormon Newsroom (Salt Lake City)

Latter-day Saint Hymnbook and Children’s Songbook to Be Revised

Two books of sacred music published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are about to undergo significant changes.

Pacific Assist and LDS Church Donate Needed Furniture to PNG Schools

Ten schools in the National Capital District are happy recipients of much needed school furniture – tables and chairs – thanks to Pacific Assist and the Welfare and Humanitarian Services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Church Supports Disability Centre With Furniture and Refurbished Classroom

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provided tables and chairs to a children’s disability centre and witnessed the cutting of ribbons to mark the completion of the refurbishing of the centre’s classroom funded by the Church.

1300 Members Flock Into Gerehu for District Conference

The hot Port Moresby weather and climate did not deter their high spirits as more than 1300 strong faithful members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints congregated at the Gerehu Chapel on Sunday April 15, 2018 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gives to Gerehu Primary School.

A primary school in Port Moresby recently received some much needed equipment and supplies from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Missionaries Participate In ANZAC Day Dawn Service

Full-time missionaries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sang songs of praise and gratitude at the ANZAC Day Dawn Service in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea on the early morning of 25 April 2018.