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A part of the South Pacific Division of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Tokelau is within the administrative area of the Samoa-Tokelau Mission in the Trans Pacific Union Mission. With a population of only around 1500 people living on three Pacific coral atolls, Tokelau is one of the smallest and most remote nations in the world, located approximately 500 kilometers north of Samoa.

Tonga is a Polynesian kingdom of approximately 170 islands divided into three main groups—Tongatapu in the south, the Ha’apai group in the center, and the Vava’u group in the north.

Tonga was a charter member and deacon of the Titikaveka church, Cook Islands.

Evelyn Totenhofer was known affectionately as Nurse Totenhofer. She served as a nurse at the time of the establishment of the Batuna Mission Station in the Solomon Islands, and then for thirty years as the nurse for Pitcairn Island.

Dr. Archibald W. Truman was a faculty member at the College of Medical Evangelists (later Loma Linda University School of Medicine) for the first decade of the school’s history (1909-1919), and subsequently served as a physician and medical director at sanitariums in the United States, Canada, and China, and as General Conference medical secretary for 14 years.

Tuaine Solomona was a native Cook Islander and missionary who helped Septimus Carr and other Seventh-day Adventist missionaries to Papua.

​The Cook Islands Maori or Rarotongan-language magazine, Tua tua –mou [Truth], commenced publication in 1907 and ceased around 1947.

John W. Turner gave nearly 40 years of ministry to the Seventh-day Adventist church, most of them as a conference president. He led five local conferences and concluded his service with a decade as president of the Southwestern Union Conference.

Lionel Harold Turner was an educator at various academies and spent 16 years at Avondale College Mathematics and English departments.

​William Gordon Turner was an Adventist pastor and administrator who held numerous administrative positions in the Seventh-day Adventist Church. He served as president of the Australasian Division based in Sydney, and also a vice president of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists based in Washington, D.C.

Tuvalu is an attached district of the Trans-Pacific Union Mission of the South Pacific Division. Its headquarters are on Funafuti Island, Tuvalu.

​T. Edgar Unruh, an educator and conference president, played a critical role in facilitating historic consultations between Seventh-day Adventist and American evangelical leaders during the 1950s.

Vailoa Laymen’s Training School was operated by the Samoa Mission at various times between 1917 and 1986.

Jacob Van de Groep was a pioneering literature evangelist Southeast Asia. He also worked in Australia for a short time.

Vanuatu, formerly known as the New Hebrides, consists of thirteen main islands and many smaller islands all located in the southwest of the Pacific Ocean.

​Pastor Dudley Vaughan was distinguished as a pioneer worker among Aboriginal people in Western Australia for the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

​Ronald Arthur Vince was a minister and church administrator in England and youth leader in the South Pacific Division of Seventh-day Adventists.

Martin Vinkel and his wife Sarah pioneered Changchun Dispensary and Mukden Sanitarium in Manchuria and, later, the Northwest China Sanitarium and Hospital, Lanchow, Gansu Province, and a medical mission outpost at Tachienlu, Sichuan Province, for the benefit of Tibetans.

​Henry W. Vollmer, M.D., medical director at Loma Linda Sanitarium and, later, at St. Helena Sanitarium, became noted for successful health evangelism while serving as medical secretary for the Pacific Union Conference.

​David Voth served as a teacher, pastor, and evangelist and, for more than 35 years, in administrative leadership roles within the Southwestern and Pacific Union Conferences.