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

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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.

Christmas shouldn’t be a killer

18 Nov | 2016

The Salvation Army wants to stop Christmas being a killer for Kiwis this year.

Earthquakes and Sinners

18 Nov | 2016

The Salvation Army responds to Brian Tamaki’s comments about the link between sinning and earthquakes.

Increased assistance to house the homeless welcomed

9 Nov | 2016

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett’s announcement of $300 million to support people in severe housing need is very welcome, says The Salvation Army.

Increased housing and addictions help for families in Wellington

26 Oct | 2016

The Salvation Army has celebrated new steps in helping homeless New Zealanders and families battling addiction in Wellington.

Don’t let New Zealand youth fail

19 Oct | 2016

No young person must be allowed to leave school to nothing—no job, no further training, no hope, says Salvation Army report.

The Foodbank Project goes further

14 Oct | 2016

The Foodbank Project is helping support more Kiwi communities with hubs in three new towns: Nelson, Whangarei and Gisborne.

Group from launch of scale up of Community Finance scheme

Low-cost Loans Scheme Expands

12 Oct | 2016

A scheme offering affordable loans for approved people on low incomes is expanding after a successful pilot.


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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