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

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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.

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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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Signs of rising deprivation and overcrowding in provinces

4 May | 2015

Housing insecurity and overcrowded housing is no longer a problem confined to Auckland and Christchurch, says The Salvation Army.

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Salvation Army is #UpForSchool

1 May | 2015

People in New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga are being encouraged to sign on to a worldwide movement supporting education for all children.

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Business Leaders Told ‘A Rising Tide Doesn’t Lift All Boats’

23 Apr | 2015

Wellington business community helps the Sallies catch those falling into desperate need.

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Salvation Army Announcement on Social Housing

20 Mar | 2015

The Salvation Army has decided against negotiating with Government for the transfer of Housing New Zealand stock.


Generous Scholarship Aids Health Students

24 Feb | 2015

Aspiring doctors, dentists and pharmacists from underprivileged backgrounds will have a new chance to get trained and help break the cycle of poverty thanks to a generous legacy.

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Nation leaving some behind

11 Feb | 2015

Housing supply and affordability are not being tackled with enough speed and concentration, says Salvation Army in its 2015 State of the Nation.


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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