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.
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.
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.
Living in regional areas such as Northland and Gisborne often means you get a “bad deal”, says The Salvation Army.
The Salvation Army has launched a new interactive map tool on its website.
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.