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A Way in from the Cold

This time last year Kaloni, her husband and their two children were living together in one room, in a cold house and with winter fast approaching. The couple could not find a house, or a job.

youth guarantee tutor Oamaru

Oamaru’s Heroic Tutor

A group of Oamaru students have been so impressed with their Education and Employment tutor they’ve recommended him as a hero.

Kumara crew helps ex-prisoners change lives - employment training

Kumara crew helps ex-prisoners change lives

Kumara has been helping some newly released prisoners get their lives back on track in Northland.
The Salvation Army Education and Employment (E&E) Corrections Employment Services programme has been placing released prisoners into work in Northland and helping change their lives.

Community Finance Worker Jodi with Olivia

An alternative to the cycle of debt

A new low-interest loan scheme called StepUP being offered by The Salvation Army is helping people get work and move off benefits.

The Kiwi Next Generation initiative 2016

The Kiwi Next Generation initiative 2016

One of our fantastic past students, Destiny, was a key speaker at The Warehouse Group's fundraising Gala Dinner last Friday 14 August, which raised money for the Kiwi Next Generation initiative between The Salvation Army and Children's Charity - Variety!

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Top Award for Driver Mentoring Programme

The Salvation Army’s Education and Employment (E&E) Community Driver Mentor Programme in Christchurch won the inaugural Community Initiative of the Year category at the 2015 Deloitte Energy Excellent Awards on 12 August.

Dave and his daughters

Stepping up for his girls

The deteriorating health of Dave’s partner forced him to choose between his job and bringing up two little girls.


Rebuild Work Extends to Driver Mentoring

An E&E course training people to work in the Canterbury rebuild has led to a programme mentoring young drivers.

Hayley, Tony and their two children


At the time of the devastating Christchurch earthquake in February 2011, Hayley, Tony and their two young children Emma and Josh, were already struggling to make ends meet.