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Mormon Artists Paint Murals for Maternity Ward Patients and Staff

“Community and Christmas spirit have overtaken the maternity ward of Waitakere Hospital,” Auckland’s Western Leader newspaper reports this week.

The article continues: “The Henderson Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have helped staff decorate the ward and aim to make the six main ethnicities who use the hospital feel welcome.”

“Six key artists have designed murals to showcase Maori, Pacific, Indian, Asian, African and European cultures.”

Yesterday, the Latter-day Saint artists and hospital staff learned the murals won an inter-hospital decoration competition.

Read more on page 5 of the Western Leader.




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