Talk:Nuku'alofa Tonga Temple

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Name change[edit]

Since the LDS Church adopted the new temple naming convention in early 2000s, the LDS Church has consistently spelled the name of this building "Nuku alofa Tonga Temple" (with a space instead of an apostrophe mark), even though it is consistent in spelling the city "Nuku'alofa". See, e.g., HERE, HERE, and HERE, where both the temple name and the name of the city are used.

Shouldn't the name of the building be changed to reflect the church's usage, even if it mis-spells the name of the location? I see this as somewhat analogous to another temple being named the Laie Hawaii Temple as opposed to the "correct" spelling Lā'ie Hawai'i Temple and its use of Kiev Ukraine Temple rather than Kyiv Ukraine Temple. Snocrates 21:18, 6 November 2007 (UTC)

I think that we should go with the official spelling. — Val42 03:42, 8 November 2007 (UTC)
I've made the change. Perhaps no one else cares, but if anyone else does, maybe the move will prompt more discussion. Snocrates 08:00, 8 November 2007 (UTC)
Someone moved it back to the spelling with the apostrophe. I've moved it back. Good Ol’factory (talk) 02:00, 1 July 2008 (UTC)