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

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Hunger for Colour helps again

12 Mar | 2018

Rock painting has once again helped feed hungry New Zealanders.

Salvation Army launches appeal for Cyclone Gita response

14 Feb | 2018

In response to Cyclone Gita, The Salvation Army is launching an appeal to help support the people of Tonga, Fiji and Samoa.

Poorest left behind in economic boom

14 Feb | 2018

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.

Resene brightens homes for thousands

2 Feb | 2018

Paint company Resene and generous New Zealanders will be brightening the homes and lives of thousands this month.

seven cadets from the Messengers of the Gospel session and one Joyful Intercessor were commissioned.

Celebrate Good Times!

21 Dec | 2017

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.

Commissioner's Christmas Greetings 2017

21 Dec | 2017

Christmas greetings from Territorial Commander Commissioner Andy Westrupp.

Forgotten communities heard at Parliament

6 Dec | 2017

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.

Wattie's Cans For Good wraps up for 2017

30 Nov | 2017

Local kindergartens and schools from around the country have collected over 65,000 cans in the Wattie’s Cans for Good campaign.

Rising poverty a grim, growing reality

21 Nov | 2017

The number of people needing welfare support from The Salvation Army is on the rise, prompting a plea to the New Zealand public to help break poverty this Christmas.


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