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Local stories of what is happening with The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji & Tonga.
Colonels Yousaf Ghulam and Rebecca Yousaf

Salvationists Will Miss Pakistani Friends

17 Jun | 2015

Lieut-Colonels Yousaf Ghulam and Rebecca Yousaf had mixed emotions when they left New Zealand on 3 June, after two years of service to the New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga territory.

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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.

Red Shield Appeal breakfast 2015

Another successful year for the Red Shield Appeal Breakfasts

19 May | 2015

Every year, The Salvation Army hosts breakfasts around the country to bring together individuals from business and other organisations with an interest in helping those in need.

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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.

Commissioner Robert Donaldson with the Stand Up For School initiative

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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