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

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Encouraging but fragile social progress

17 Feb | 2016

The Salvation Army as it launches its latest State of the Nation report today, titled 'moving Targets', showing how even a small dip in economic fortunes could see more families fall into poverty and severe social distress.

A year of blessings

23 Dec | 2015

A Christmas Message from Territorial Commander Commissioner Robert Donaldson.

The General's Christmas Message 2015

16 Dec | 2015

The 2015 Christmas Message from General André Cox, international leader of The Salvation Army.

Oamaru’s Heroic Tutor

10 Dec | 2015

A group of Oamaru students have been so impressed with their Education and Employment tutor they’ve recommended him as a hero.

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.


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Robin Raymond- Territorial Media Officer
Email: Robin Raymond
Phone: +64 4 802 6269 ext 24274
Cell: 021 270 3683