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Our People, Our Stories

Stories from our people who are experiencing life changing opportunities through our work and services.
Gregory Fortuin

Freedom Cry

15 Nov | 2013

As a ‘classified coloured’ boy growing up in Apartheid South Africa, a passion for justice was imprinted on Gregory Fortuin. Now he has joined The Salvation Army to fight for justice ‘one person at a time’.

Catherine Booth

Our own women of influence

7 Nov | 2013

The women of influence, who have helped shape The Salvation Army and continue to expand its mission.

Mjr Vyvyenne Noakes with widows and elderly people helped at the Bagong Silong Corps feeding programme.

Building Partnerships to Fight Poverty

7 Oct | 2013

Children living in poverty in the Philippines are now coming top of their class, thanks to a programme funded by the New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga Territory.

Rotoroa Island in 1960

Set free

1 Oct | 2013

The story of Rotoroa Island, an island sanctuary for addicts.

Christchurch's carboard cathedral

Three years on

25 Sep | 2013

Major Barbara Sampson reflects on the difficult transition for those that lived through the Canterbury earthquakes of September 2010 and February 2011.

Vianne O'Byrne

Walk With Me

23 Sep | 2013

Vianne O’Byrne has always put her hope in the Lord­. Today, she ‘gets paid for sharing Jesus all day long’, in her role as Community Ministries Coordinator at East City Corps, Auckland. This is her story.

General Andre and Commissioner Silvia Cox

A disciple of Jesus

3 Sep | 2013

Newly elected international leader General André Cox speaks with Salvationist Editor Major Jane Kimberley at the conclusion of the 2013 High Council.

614 Corps youth fundraising

Looking for a place to call home

23 Aug | 2013

For the young adults Tim Malton works with, state-of-the-art smart phones or the latest street wear are not what they crave most.

Salvation Army Youth work apprentices

Developing effective youth leaders

2 Aug | 2013

The Salvation Army Youth Work Apprenticeship scheme is proving to be a highly successful venture.

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