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Local stories of what is happening with The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji & Tonga.
Steve Logan in his 14 Hours Homeless beany holding a sign that says ‘Everybody Deserves a Home

Wellingtonians Challenged to Spend a Night on the Streets

14 Sep | 2016

Well-known hotelier Olivier Lacoua and restaurateur Steve Logan are challenging other Wellingtonians to join them and their staff sleeping on the streets in central Wellington for 14 Hours Homeless.

(L-R) Jordan Goodall of Farmers joins Raewyn Butler from The Salvation Army with some of their recent clothing donations.

Clothing donations transform lives

12 Sep | 2016

The gift of donated quality clothing has a huge impact on individuals of all ages.

14 Hours Homeless

Build empathy and drive change with 14 Hours Homeless

2 Sep | 2016

What the government doesn’t see as a ‘housing crisis’, New Zealand communities do—with Auckland, Napier, Palmerston North, Wellington and Invercargill signing up for 14 Hours Homeless in early October.

Put whanau before gambling

30 Aug | 2016

‘Put Whanau First’ is the message of NZ’s First Gambling Harm Awareness Week that runs from 5 to 11 Septemberr.

Commissioners Robert and Janine Donaldson

Change of Leadership Ahead for Territory

3 Aug | 2016

The Salvation Army’s General has appointed the current territorial leaders of the New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga Territory, Commissioners Robert and Janine Donaldson, to new appointments at International Headquarters in London.

Flexible fund to help homeless welcomed

29 Jul | 2016

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett’s announcement of a flexible fund to support people in severe housing need is welcome.

Put Female Sanitary Products on Your Foodbank Shopping List

27 Jul | 2016

MP Louisa Wall has joined forces with Countdown and The Salvation Army to champion the cause of female students on low incomes.

New push to cope with winter need

18 Jul | 2016

The Salvation Army is launching its first ever winter appeal as front-line staff prepare for one of their busiest times of the year.

The General's visit to Tonga for 30 years celebration.

General in Tonga to Celebrate 30 Years

8 Jul | 2016

Excited Tongan Salvationists welcomed the first visit of a Salvation Army General to their country, for the Tonga Region’s 30th anniversary celebrations.

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