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seven cadets from the Messengers of the Gospel session and one Joyful Intercessor were commissioned.

Celebrate Good Times!

21 Dec | 2017

From the moment graduates and staff boogied down the aisle to a funk version of ‘Celebrate Good Times’, the scene was set for a festive and joyful weekend. And there was much to celebrate as seven cadets from the Messengers of the Gospel session and one Joyful Intercessor were commissioned.

Commissioner's Christmas Greetings 2017

21 Dec | 2017

Christmas greetings from Territorial Commander Commissioner Andy Westrupp.

Forgotten communities heard at Parliament

6 Dec | 2017

The voices of people in some of New Zealand’s low income communities, who feel forgotten by Government, Councils and other people in their cities will be heard at Parliament today.

Wattie's Cans For Good wraps up for 2017

30 Nov | 2017

Local kindergartens and schools from around the country have collected over 65,000 cans in the Wattie’s Cans for Good campaign.

Rising poverty a grim, growing reality

21 Nov | 2017

The number of people needing welfare support from The Salvation Army is on the rise, prompting a plea to the New Zealand public to help break poverty this Christmas.

Love changes lives

6 Nov | 2017

A weekend of building stronger relationships was enjoyed by 180 people from The Salvation Army Hamilton City Corps.

Wellington welcome for new leaders

2 Nov | 2017

Colonels Suzanne and Melvin Fincham and Heather Rodwell were welcomed by Territorial Headquarters (THQ) and Central Division staff at a pōwhiri and morning tea on 2 November.

Hundreds sleep rough for the homeless

20 Oct | 2017

A service to remember some of those who have died on the streets this year was held as hundreds gathered to raise awareness and funds for the homeless.

Conference presenters from Thought Matters 2017

Getting to grips with hospitality

10 Oct | 2017

The 2017 Thought Matters conference explored what making space and offering kindness says about Salvationists as people of God.


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