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Hamilton New Zealand Mormon Temples

On a hill in Temple View, New Zealand, the Hamilton New Zealand Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints overlooks the beautiful Waikato River valley. Latter-day Saints from New Zealand and the Cook Islands attend the temple to find peace while serving in the house of the Lord.

A green lawn bordered by boxed flower gardens and manicured bushes leads up the hill to the temple entrance. The structure’s exterior is made of reinforced concrete block painted white. A solid rectangular body sits on top of a large ground-floor base, and a single, tiered spire rises 157 feet into the air. The building’s vertical ribs and steeple draw the eye upward from the lawn below to the cerulean New Zealand sky above. Church architect Edward O. Anderson designed the temple in a modern style that closely resembles that of the Bern Switzerland Temple and London England Temple, which Anderson designed around the same time.

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Temples

Finished/Dedicated: 1

Membership

109,920

Missions

3

Congregations

215

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Mormon temples are the holiest places of worship on earth for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Within these sacred walls, participants commit to live ethical and morally upright lives, and to be faithful to their spouse and family.