Last month, the latest Salvation Army Family Store opened in Gisborne. The ribbon was cut by Territorial Commander Commissioner Andy Westrupp as the town clock chimed. Customers lined the streets beforehand, and spilled through the doors as they opened.
The cost of living in New Zealand is the cause of a new wave of poverty, say senior officers from The Salvation Army.
Rock painting has once again helped feed hungry New Zealanders.
In response to Cyclone Gita, The Salvation Army is launching an appeal to help support the people of Tonga, Fiji and Samoa.
New Zealand cannot separate out its poorest people and pretend they don’t matter, says The Salvation Army in its annual State of the Nation Report.
Paint company Resene and generous New Zealanders will be brightening the homes and lives of thousands this month.
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.
Christmas greetings from Territorial Commander Commissioner Andy Westrupp.
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.