The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New Zealand

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As of 6 April 2013, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints reported 107,511 members in 26 stakes, three districts, 207 congregations (156 wards[1] and 51 branches[1]), three missions, and one temple in New Zealand.[2][3]


A brief history can be found at LDS Newsroom (New Zealand) or Deseret News 2010 Church Almanac (Country Information: New Zealand)


New Zealand Latter-day Saints[edit]

In the 2006 New Zealand Census, 43,536 reported as Latter-day Saints.[4]

Hamilton New Zealand Temple[edit]

On 17 February 1955, the Hamilton New Zealand Temple was dedicated by President David O. McKay.


11. Hamilton New Zealand edit


Hamilton, New Zealand
17 February 1955
20 April 1958 by David O. McKay
37°49′34.62599″S 175°13′28.64280″E / 37.8262849972°S 175.2246230000°E / -37.8262849972; 175.2246230000 (Hamilton New Zealand Temple)
44,212 sq ft (4,107 m2) and 157 ft (48 m) high on a 86 acre (35 ha) site
Modern contemporary, single spire - designed by Edward O. Anderson


  1. ^ a b LDS Meetinghouse Locator.Nearby Congregations (Wards and Branches).
  2. ^ New Zealand, "Facts and Statistics: Statistics by Country", Newsroom (LDS Church), 31 December 2011, retrieved 2012-10-18 
  3. ^ "Country information: New Zealand", Church News Online Almanac (Deseret News), January 29, 2010, retrieved 2012-10-18 
  4. ^

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