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]

History[edit]

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

Missions[edit]

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.

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11. Hamilton New Zealand edit

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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

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