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

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Rotoroa Island

Back to the future for Bridge and Oasis

7 Dec | 2015

The names ‘Bridge’ and ‘Oasis’ are returning officially to The Salvation Army as the names of its services to help those struggling with the harm caused by alcohol, drugs and gambling.

Sallies to build social housing in Auckland

7 Dec | 2015

The Government and The Salvation Army will work together to provide more social housing for vulnerable Aucklanders.

Kumara crew helps ex-prisoners change lives

6 Dec | 2015

Kumara has been helping some newly released prisoners get their lives back on track in Northland.

Emergency housing strengthened

3 Dec | 2015

Families in urgent need of accommodation will have a safer place to stay in Wellington from next month.

cover image from homeless baby boomers report by Social Policy Unit

Homelessness on the horizon for baby boomers

27 Nov | 2015

Baby Boomers who have held down jobs and contributed to the well-being of New Zealand may yet become homeless in late middle age or early retirement without urgent Government action.

Invisible in the SuperCity

17 Nov | 2015

Nowhere to call home is the devastating reality for numbers of Auckland children and their parents.

Fresh start for Bob

16 Nov | 2015

There was a dramatic transformation for one Wellington Hope Centre visitor last week – one staff hope will be the first of many.

standing together book launch event

Standing together

9 Nov | 2015

Volunteers who took part in The Salvation Army response to the Canterbury earthquakes were thanked at a special dinner in Christchurch on Friday.

14 Hours Homeless event in Wellington September 2015

Strong support for 14 Hours homeless

13 Oct | 2015

More than 500 people voluntarily went homeless for a night for the second annual Salvation Army 14 Hours Homeless fundraiser this month.


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Email: Robin Raymond
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