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

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Major David Bennett

Kiwi deployed to international emergency response

6 Sep | 2017

National Coordinator of Emergency Services Major David Bennett has left for Uganda as part of a two-person team requested by IHQ for a Salvation Army International Emergency Services project working with refugees fleeing from South Sudan.

More social housing needed

14 Aug | 2017

New Zealand needs to build a minimum of 2000 social houses a year to fix the situation that has left Kiwi families living in unsanitary, unsafe and unhealthy housing, The Salvation Army says.

Wiring to Save Women

14 Aug | 2017

Helping women avoid being sold into prostitution has inspired Salvation Army officer Captain Simon Stevens to head back to India—and he’s inviting other Salvationists to join and support him.

Salvation Army Marches on to Samoa

12 Aug | 2017

The Salvation Army has been welcomed into Samoa and Lieutenant-Colonels Rod and Jenny Carey will pioneer the Army’s work as regional leaders.

John and Liz Chittock of Jeff Farm

National award for Salvation Army farmers

1 Aug | 2017

The Salvation Army’s Jeff Farm has been recognised as the best farm in the country for training the next generation of farmers.

Warming up a Wellington Winter

30 Jun | 2017

Salvation Army teams up with Wellington eateries to provide 'soup to the masses'.

Horse racing chaplaincy expanding

22 Jun | 2017

The country’s first racing chaplain is going full time as part of a growing Salvation Army work in the racing industry.

What do we want for our future?

20 Jun | 2017

The future of New Zealand is up for discussion at this year’s Just Action conference.

Winter storms drive need for help

16 Jun | 2017

The demands of winter have seen thousands of Kiwis who don’t normally need help coming to The Salvation Army.


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