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

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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.

Record funds raised for struggling parents

14 Dec | 2016

Parents struggling to pay for their children’s back to school costs will get more than $70,000 dollars of help this year thanks to generous Warehouse Stationery customers.

67,000 cans for those in need

13 Dec | 2016

Local Schools collected over 67,000 cans to help people in need at Christmas through the inaugural Wattie’s Cans for Good campaign.

New Zealand honours servant leaders

13 Dec | 2016

It was a bittersweet occasion—with plenty of laughter and tears—as Commissioners Robert and Janine Donaldson were farewelled for overseas service by family and friends.

Territory welcomes newest officers

12 Dec | 2016

What better time to commission officers with the sessional name of ‘Joyful Intercessors’ than Advent!

a prison gate and fence

The prison gate: revolving door or second chance?

7 Dec | 2016

A new Salvation Army report says changes must be made to how prisoners re-enter society for New Zealanders to feel safe and secure in their homes and communities.

Salvation Army Public Relations Director Shane Chisholm receiving the cheque donation from OCS MD Gareth Marriott.

OCS partnership chases greatness

24 Nov | 2016

Following the August launch of a charity partnership between OCS and The Salvation Army in New Zealand, the facilities management specialists have been supporting The Salvation Army’s recent fundraising initiatives.

Salvation Army emergency services staff from Blenheim serve the Ward community

Salvation Army responds after earthquake

23 Nov | 2016

After a magnitude 7.8 earthquake early on 14 November The Salvation Army has been providing support for those affected.

100,000 meals for Stop Hunger Now

22 Nov | 2016

Last Saturday (19th November) 200 Kraft Heinz staff from Hastings volunteered their time in partnership with Stop Hunger Now and The Salvation Army to help fight hunger.


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Media Enquiries

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