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Local stories of what is happening with The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji & Tonga.

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community ministries workers with donated backpacks from smith and smith

Smith and Smith give back...packs

20 Jun | 2017

Students in the Rotorua area who have to change schools during the year are being helped to make the transition with 100 backpacks.

Winter storms drive need for help

16 Jun | 2017

The demands of winter have seen thousands of Kiwis who don’t normally need help coming to The Salvation Army.

A cup with 'The Salvation Army' wording on it amongst cafe food items

A seriously good cup of coffee

25 May | 2017

A new takeaway coffee cup is not only good for the environment, but is helping The Salvation Army do good for Kiwis.

Volunteers thanked for huge appeal effort

24 May | 2017

Hundreds of Salvationists and Salvation Army supporters hit the streets last month for the annual Red Shield Appeal street collection.

Churches tell PM: Housing security essential for healthy communities

24 May | 2017

Representative church leaders ask for more action in immigration, housing and social investment.

Mike McRoberts at the Red Shield Appeal Breakfast

Business leaders dig deep to end poverty

11 May | 2017

It’s a hefty goal to end poverty over breakfast, but business and community leaders were ready to play their part.

(l-r): Julie Bell, Mjr Christina Tyson, Craig Hutson, Envoy Collette Irwin

United in love

6 May | 2017

Salvationists were at the Wellington Gay Pride Festival in March as part of a ‘Faith Communities United in Love’ group with Presbyterians, Anglicans and Quakers.

It's time to end poverty in New Zealand.

Salvation Army sets out to end poverty

20 Apr | 2017

The Salvation Army is calling on Kiwis to end poverty in New Zealand with its annual Red Shield Appeal.

Princeton Jackson

National Youth Award for Transformed Youth Worker

20 Apr | 2017

A youth worker’s transformation and passion to give back was honoured with a national award.


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Robin Raymond- Territorial Media Officer
Email: Robin Raymond
Phone: +64 4 802 6269 ext 24274
Cell: 021 270 3683

Major Christina Tyson
Phone: +64 4 802 6269 ext 24270
Cell: 027 491 0027
Email: Christina