July Articles

  • Opotiki Branch Responds to Neighbourhood Fire

    Posted: 15 July 2012

    A house, just three doors down from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints' chapel in Ford Street, Opotiki, was home to a large extended family. It was destroyed on Saturday 28 April 2012 after a fire broke out. Community support agencies were contacted for emergency help. One of those agencies contacted is managed by a member of the Church in Opotiki, Maude Maxwell.  Full Story

  • Wellington Interfaith Council Discussed Death, Faith and Culture

    Posted: 8 July 2012

    As part of the City and Sea Museum's Death and Diversity exhibition in April, the Wellington Interfaith Council came together to discuss death and related matters  Full Story

  • Setting Goals Helps Golfer to Stay on Course in Life

    Posted: 8 July 2012

    "Setting short term, and long term goals are a big part of succeeding in life" advises Compton Pikari, who is living proof that this is true.  Full Story

  • Youth Mark Anzac Day

    Posted: 5 July 2012

    Youth of the Opotiki Branch of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints marked ANZAC Day this year by marching in the small town's memorial service, and laying a wreath at the base of the cenotaph in the centre of town. Dressed in their Sunday clothes, the youth were a fine representation of the Church. A large number of people turned out for the service.  Full Story

  • Open Day Planned for Temple View Community

    Posted: 4 July 2012

    A community open day for residents of Temple View, Hamilton and other interested persons is scheduled for Thursday 12 July 2012.  Full Story

  • New Zealand Saints Gather for Video Conference

    Posted: 4 July 2012

    All New Zealand stakes participated in a nationwide video conference in mid-May, where members of the Church were addressed by Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles; Elder Paul V. Johnson, a member of the Seventy; Sister Linda S. Reeves, Second Counselor in the General Relief Society Presidency; and Elder Steven E. Snow, of the Presidency of the Seventy.  Full Story

  • Leadership Training Filmed in New Zealand and Samoa.

    Posted: 2 July 2012

    A film crew from Church Headquarters in Salt Lake City was recently in the Pacific Area for two weeks, filming local youth and Elder's quorums for the online Leadership Training Library and Strength of Youth in 2013.  Full Story

  • New Pacific Area Director for Temporal Affairs.

    Posted: 2 July 2012

    The new Director for Temporal Affairs (DTA) for the Pacific Area, Terry Oakes was surprised and excited when he was told his new assignment was to be the DTA in the Pacific Area Office.  Full Story