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  • Church Responds to New Zealand Same Gender Marriage Bill

    Posted: 26 October 2012

    The protection of marriage as the union of one man and one woman is a matter of the common good and serves the wellbeing of the couple, of children, of civil society and humankind. We join with others to affirm that marriage in its true definition must be protected for its own sake and for society’s good.  Full Story

  • Younger Mormons Prepare to Serve as Missionaries

    Posted: 24 October 2012

    Young members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Zealand are responding with enthusiasm to Church President Thomas S. Monson's announcement earlier this month that men can now serve as missionaries at age 18, and young women at age 19. Formerly, male missionaries could serve from the age of 19, and young women from the age of 21.  Full Story

  • Salvation Army “Sings for their Supper” in Invercargill

    Posted: 24 September 2012

    The Invercargill Branch in Southern New Zealand only has about 60 – 70 members attending Sacrament Meeting each week. But, in July, the Branch held a Music Soiree which saw around 250 people pack the cultural hall for an evening of musical entertainment and cultural song and dance.  Full Story

  • Strength of Youth

    Posted: 19 September 2012

    The For the Strength of Youth pamphlet was updated in December 2011. Take the time to read and discuss with your youth today.  Full Story

  • Youth Minister to Youth: 'You Are Not Just Our Future, But Our Now'

    Posted: 2 September 2012

    Wellington, New Zealand — New Zealand's Minister for Youth Affairs, and Minister for Social Development and Employment, the Honourable Paula Bennett, urged a group of Latter-day Saint young adults yesterday to prepare to lead in the future, and to lead now.  Full Story

  • Senior Missionaries Making a Difference in Small Communities..

    Posted: 18 August 2012

    Senior missionary couple Elder and Sister Turner, serving in the New Zealand Wellington Mission, have set up a Family History Library, and an Addiction Recovery Group in the small community of Westport. These programmes are regarded as precious miracles to the isolated communities on the west coast of the South Island.  Full Story

  • Methodist, Jewish and Mormon Leaders to Discuss Commandment to 'Love Thy Neighbour'

    Posted: 18 August 2012

    AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND — Three faith leaders — from the Methodist Church, Jewish faith, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — will speak on the commandment to 'love thy neighbour as thyself' at a special interfaith meeting in Auckland this month.  Full Story

  • 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