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Cyrus and Nola Adams, born in New Zealand, gave forty-one years of service to the Church in the South Pacific Division. Cyrus was a pastor, evangelist, teacher, missionary, and conference administrator.

Roy Allan Anderson gained global recognition within the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Church as an illustrious evangelist, a gifted musician with a fine bass voice, talented writer, theologian, and an educator of ministers.

Olive May Fisher was distinguished for her services as a nurse and nurse educator in the highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG) at the Togoba Hansenide Colony and at Sopas Adventist Hospital, Wabag, Western Highlands Province.

Edward Hare and his wife, Elizabeth, were the first known Seventh-day Adventists in New Zealand.

Metcalfe Hare played a crucial role in the establishment of Avondale College and helped in turning the fledgling Australian Health Food industry into a profitable enterprise.

John Stephen McCullagh was an Australian Adventist minister, evangelist, and church administrator. In his early years of ministry in the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia and New Zealand, Stephen McCullagh worked closely with Ellen White and made a significant contribution to the development and advancement of the denomination. Later, McCullagh demonstrated a penchant for changing theological viewpoints and denominational membership and left the Seventh-day Adventist ministry.

Ernest Gordon McDowell, known as Gordon, is noted for his contribution to the development of education within the South Pacific Division of the General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.

Rex Moe emerged from poverty in the outback town of Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia, to become a spiritual leader of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in several conferences in Australia as well as the president of the Western Pacific Union Mission.

​Arthur Mountain Sr. held a number of positions, primarily in financial management, in the fledgling Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia and New Zealand.

Charles and Mary Paap together spent 27 years planting Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) churches in more Australasian communities than any other minister of their generation.

Trained teachers, William and Irralee Petrie served at Matupi, near Rabaul on the island of New Britain, and at Kainantu in the Eastern Highlands of New Guinea, then transferred to Samoa before returning to clerical, secretarial, and presidential responsibilities in Australia and New Zealand.

​Originally known as the Surrey Hills Church because of its locality in what was then known as Surrey Hills, an inner suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, the Ponsonby church was the first Seventh-day Adventist church building in Australasia and has been a center of worship in the city of Auckland since 1887.

Edward Rosendahl served as principal of three senior educational institutions: New Zealand Missionary College, West Australia Missionary College, and Australasian Missionary College (Avondale). In each of these appointments, his abilities and gentle personality responded positively to difficult circumstances.

Alwyn Salom was a South Australian. He was a biblical scholar with particular emphasis on New Testament studies. Much of his life was devoted to training young men and women for ministry in the Seventh-day Adventist Church. He engaged in a number of significant theological forums. In his later years he was the director of the Institute of Church Ministry in the South Pacific Division.

​Charles and Eulalia Tucker were missionaries at Aore in the New Hebrides and at Batuna in the Solomon Islands in the years leading up to World War II.

Alan Keith Tulloch was very highly regarded Adventist surgeon at the Sydney Sanitarium and Hospital (now Sydney Adventist Hospital).

​Stuart Uttley worked in his early years of ministry in public evangelism, and the later years in local conference and union conference administration.