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

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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.

Red shield mascot with collecting bucket

Salvation Army needs your help this Red Shield Appeal

27 Mar | 2017

The Salvation Army is offering people the chance to enlist for an hour or more to support its fight to help vulnerable New Zealanders.

New Zealand policies off track

8 Feb | 2017

New Zealand has gone off track in key social areas and needs government to urgently address failing social policies, The Salvation Army says in its latest State of Nation report.

Commissioners Andy and Yvonne Westrupp

New leaders call for a relevant Salvation Army

7 Feb | 2017

A challenge for Salvationists to adapt their approach so God’s message makes sense to those ‘who desperately need Jesus Christ’.

Salvationist Shortlisted for NZer of the Year

31 Jan | 2017

Major Campbell Roberts says being shortlisted for New Zealander of the Year is a recognition of The Salvation Army and its good work.

Red Shield Appeal nets Davey Award

20 Jan | 2017

The Salvation Army was recently recognised with a prestigious international advertising award. The ‘Falling’ Red Shield Appeal advert won a Gold Davey Award for best not-for-profit commercial.

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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