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

Johnsonville Corps Officer Mjr Lesley Nicholson with Resene Johnsonville store manager Amber Savill and donated cans

Hunger for Colour Fills Food Bank Shelves

31 Mar | 2015

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.

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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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Connect with us on LinkedIn

9 Feb | 2015

The Salvation Army has a growing presence on LinkedIn, the business-oriented social networking service.


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Jon Hoyle
Phone: +64 4 802 6269 ext 24276
Cell: 027 200 5366
Email: Jon

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Cell: 027 491 0027
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