Housing insecurity and overcrowded housing is no longer a problem confined to Auckland and Christchurch, says The Salvation Army.
People in New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga are being encouraged to sign on to a worldwide movement supporting education for all children.
Wellington business community helps the Sallies catch those falling into desperate need.
The Hunger for Colour fundraiser saw Kiwis swapping over 24,000 cans of food for Resene paint testpots at 65 Resene ColourShops around the country. The cans were then donated to local Salvation Army food banks.
The Salvation Army has decided against negotiating with Government for the transfer of Housing New Zealand stock.
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.
Housing supply and affordability are not being tackled with enough speed and concentration, says Salvation Army in its 2015 State of the Nation.
The Salvation Army has a growing presence on LinkedIn, the business-oriented social networking service.
The Salvation Army HomeCare service has launched a dedicated website.