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

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The Education and Employment (E&E) Community Driver Mentor Programme in Christchurch

Top award for driver mentoring programme

19 Aug | 2015

The Education and Employment Community Driver Mentor Programme in Christchurch won the inaugural Community Initiative of the Year category at the 2015 Deloitte Energy Excellent Awards.

Cover image of 2015 Hard Times homelessness report by SPPU.

Hard times in West Auckland

4 Aug | 2015

For 19 people in West Auckland, home is living and sleeping on the streets of Waitakere. Their story and the circumstances of their life is captured in the latest report of The Salvation Army, “Hard Times”.

Help sought from Salvation Army history buffs

29 Jul | 2015

Can you help fact check timelines of Salvation Army activities since we started in New Zealand in 1883?

slot machines in a casino

Salvation Army will continue to work to prevent gambling harm

24 Jul | 2015

The High Court has upheld the Problem Gambling Foundation’s application for judicial review.

Simon Barnett on dancing with the stars

Vote Simon!

23 Jun | 2015

Simon Barnett has won over audiences on Dancing with the Stars, but we especially love him because he has chosen to support The Salvation Army. We’re blatant fans of Si, and here’s why.

Colonels Yousaf Ghulam and Rebecca Yousaf

Salvationists Will Miss Pakistani Friends

17 Jun | 2015

Lieut-Colonels Yousaf Ghulam and Rebecca Yousaf had mixed emotions when they left New Zealand on 3 June, after two years of service to the New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga territory.

washing on a fence

Some relief for the most deprived

22 May | 2015

It is encouraging that some provision has been made to address the plight of the poorest and most vulnerable New Zealanders in the 2015 Budget.

black and white map of NZ

More action required from Government in regions

12 May | 2015

Living in regional areas such as Northland and Gisborne often means you get a “bad deal”, says The Salvation Army.

screenshot of new map tool on territorial website

New Map Tool Assists Visitors to Salvation Army Website

5 May | 2015

The Salvation Army has launched a new interactive map tool on its website.


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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