Samoa Adventist College is the senior Seventh-day Adventist secondary school in Samoa.
The Samoa Sanitarium operated on the outskirts of Apia, the capital of Samoa. between 1895 and 1905. It was built largely at the impetus of Dr. Frederick Braucht.
The Samoa-Tokelau Mission is a small mission in the territory of the Trans-Pacific Union Mission of the South Pacific Division. Its headquarters are in Apia, Samoa.
The Seventh-day Adventist Church’s Health Food Department in the South Pacific Division, referred to as Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing Group, owns a number of innovative health food and health and wellness operations. This group of pioneering entities share a vision to improve the health and well-being of communities in Australia, New Zealand, and globally, in the context of the church’s religious, charitable, and educational work. The group includes: Sanitarium Health Food Company – Australia and New Zealand; Life Health Foods Australia, New Zealand, India, and the United Kingdom; Vitality Works Australia and New Zealand; Lifestyle Medicine Institute; and the Complete Health Improvement Program (CHIP).
Sanitarium Health Food cafés were opened in several cities in Australia in the early 1900s.
Having made a start with cafés in Sydney and Melbourne, George Fisher, the Sanitarium Health Food Company (SHF) general manager, was keen to expand into the major cities of New Zealand.
In late 1997 Sanitarium created a liquid breakfast it called UP & GO.TM This was a world-first innovation. In 2012 UP&GO became the number one breakfast cereal brand in Australia. In 2020 UP&GO is still the number one brand in the cereal aisle in Australia, both in value and volume, and the number one brand in New Zealand in volume. The combined output of the UP&GO brand across Australia and New Zealand would fill 20 Olympic pools annually.
The Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon series is the largest triathlon for under-16s in the world. Inspired by growing interest in the sport of triathlon, the series began in New Zealand in the early 1990s and Australia in 1999.
Weet-Bix is a wheat-based breakfast cereal produced by Sanitarium Health Food Company. The malty biscuit is well known throughout Australia and New Zealand as one of the healthier cereals on the breakfast food market. It has been a staple for many families for more than 90 years. It is low in sugar, 97 percent whole grain, and made with 100 percent Australian-grown wheat, vitamins, and minerals.
Charles Schowe, in addition to holding a number of other portfolios, including a brief time at Atlantic Union College in the United States, gave the majority of his service on the faculty of the Avondale School for Christian Workers (ASCW), Australia. He was instrumental in raising the academic profile and standards at the school.
Henry Scott was a printer who came as one of 11 individuals to commence the work of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Australia and the South Pacific. He was one of the founders of the Echo Publishing Company in Melbourne and the printer of The Bible Echo and Signs of the Times. He remained in Australia for seven years before returning to America to work with the forerunner of Pacific Press.
Walter Matthew Rhodes Scragg was an Australian Seventh-day Adventist evangelist and administrator who worked in Australia and New Zealand.
Walter Scragg, born in New Zealand, served the Seventh-day Adventist (SDA) Church as an evangelist, broadcaster, college principal, departmental director, and administrator. He spent 13 years at the General Conference headquarters in Washington, D.C., and was president of both the Northern European/West Africa Division and the South Pacific Division of Seventh-day Adventists.
Alfred Semmens trained at the Battle Creek Sanitarium, where he met Martha Pallant. They married and returned to Australia, where Alfred gave leadership in a number of fledgling medical endeavors, including the Sydney Sanitarium.
The Sepik Mission is the Seventh-day Adventist administrative entity for the Sepik Region of mainland Papua New Guinea. Its headquarters are in Wewak, Papua New Guinea.
The Greater Sydney Conference in Australia has been committed to providing accommodation and care for senior citizens for more than 60 years.
The purpose of Seventh-day Adventist education in Australia is to develop in the faculty and students a Christian worldview that leads to lives that are committed to Christ and to the mission of the Church.
The Solomon Islands is an independent nation in the southwest—Pacific Ocean. According to its 2016 census, the country has a population of 635,000. The capital city is Honiara, situated on the largest island, Guadalcanal. Close to twelve percent of the population identify as Seventh-day Adventist.
Since the arrival of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the South Pacific, singing and musical expression were considered essential components of the worship experiences of its people.
The Kokoka Track traverses the Owen Stanley Range, which run the length of Papua New Guinea and traditionally separate Papua from New Guinea.