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  • Love for Past and Present Generations Motivates Historian

    Posted: 14 February 2013

    Supported by her husband, Vic, Rangi has gathered thousands of historical items — primarily focused on missionary work among the Maori people — which dates back to 1854 when the first Elders arrived in New Zealand.  Full Story

  • Church Launches French Language Pacific Newsroom Website

    Posted: 13 February 2013

    On Tuesday 5 February the Church launched a Newsroom website for French-speaking journalists and others interested in the Church and its members in the Pacific region.  Full Story

  • Newly Appointed CEO

    Posted: 7 February 2013

    Sister Michele Hippolite is the newly appointed CEO of Te Puni Kokiri (Ministry of Maori Development). Her role involves working with the Minister of Maori Affairs, to help improve the lives of Maori people. Her strength lies in leadership and developing Policy. She has advised the New Zealand Government on a range of issues afffecting Maori, such as Maori economic development, Treaty of Waitangi settlements, the Seabed and Foreshore, Social Policy, Te Reo Maori, Fisheries and Maori broadcasting.  Full Story

  • “Stand Ye in Holy Places, and Be Not Moved”

    Posted: 16 January 2013

    In support of the 2013 Mutual theme—“stand ye in holy places, and be not moved”—the New Era magazine kicked off its 2013 year with four unique covers on the January 2013 issue. (All interior content of the magazine is the same no matter which cover you receive.) It’s the first time Church magazines have had four different covers for a single issue! Each cover features a youth standing in a holy place.  Full Story

  • Christmas – A Focus on Giving Rather Than Getting

    Posted: 21 December 2012

    At Christmas time we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Significant among the many traditions and customs that have been built up around Christmas are the giving and receiving of gifts.  Full Story

  • Called to Serve

    Posted: 22 November 2012

    The collective intake of breath in the conference centre, and at many venues around the world, was an indication of the momentous announcement when President Thomas S. Monson began his opening remarks in the October 2012 General Conference.  Full Story

  • Church Donates 700 Heart Pillows

    Posted: 7 November 2012

    More than 700 colourful heart-shaped pillows for mastectomy patients have been made and presented with love to Whangaparaoa’s Gerti Weber, who started New Zealand’s Heart Pillow Project earlier this year. Gerti received the pillows on Sunday at a special function for Relief Society.  Full Story

  • Ensign Local Inserts Available Online

    Posted: 5 November 2012

    For the past two years, the monthly inserts of activities, events, and local achievements have also been posted online, on the New Zealand, and Australia country websites.  Full Story