Temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Auckland New Zealand Temple

Planning and approval phase; awaiting official site announcement

Location

Auckland
New Zealand

Announcement: 

7 October 2018

Construction Status

The Auckland New Zealand Temple is currently in the planning stages. No groundbreaking date has been announced.


Temple Rendering

Renderings of the Auckland New Zealand Temple and site plan have not yet been publicly released.


Temple Site

No site location has been officially announced for the Auckland New Zealand Temple, but constructing it on the same hill where the New Zealand Missionary Training Center and Auckland New Zealand Redoubt Stake meetinghouse are located is a consideration.


Temple Announcement

The city of Auckland was announced as the home of New Zealand's second temple on October 7, 2018, by President Russell M. Nelson. The country's first temple, the Hamilton New Zealand Temple
11th operating temple; closed for renovation; dismantling the interior
Hamilton New Zealand Temple
(1958) had recently closed for an extensive renovation project. There are thirteen stakes in the Auckland metropolitan area where Church membership has grown significantly in recent years. The Church was first established on the island nation in the 1850s and has more than 114,000 members today.1


Temple Facts

The Auckland New Zealand Temple will be the second temple built in New Zealand, following the Hamilton New Zealand Temple
11th operating temple; closed for renovation; dismantling the interior
Hamilton New Zealand Temple
(1958).

The Auckland New Zealand Temple was announced in the 60th anniversary year of the Hamilton New Zealand Temple
11th operating temple; closed for renovation; dismantling the interior
Hamilton New Zealand Temple
, the same year it closed for a multi-year renovation.


  1. "Twelve Temples Announced as October 2018 General Conference Closes," The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints News Release, 7 Oct. 2018.