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

NZ Reels After Second Major Quake

22 Feb | 2011

Christchurch was hit by a huge earthquake on Tuesday 22 February, causing deaths and widespread destruction.

Hotel group offers families a break over summer

15 Feb | 2011

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), in partnership with The Salvation Army, raised more than $26,000 to send disadvantaged families on holidays as part of the nationwide Give a Family a Break initiative.

Social progress in NZ hits brick wall

10 Feb | 2011

The Salvation Army’s fourth State of the Nation report suggests that New Zealand’s social progress in recent years has ground to a halt.

Meet The Salvation Army's Next General

8 Feb | 2011

International Communications Secretary Lieut-Colonel Laurie Robertson interviews General-Elect Commissioner Linda Bond, who becomes The Salvation Army’s 19th General—in succession to General Shaw Clifton—on 2 April.

2010 Annual Report

31 Jan | 2011

The Salvation Army’s 2010 Annual Report for the New Zealand Fiji and Tonga Territory is a comprehensive overview of The Salvation Army and its work in our communities.

Training policy discriminates against the most vulnerable unemployed

4 Jan | 2011

Tertiary education funding policy is failing the young and most disadvantaged unemployed people, contributing to the widening gap between the haves and have-nots, The Salvation Army says.

Salvation Army Earthquake Recovery Gears up for Christmas

15 Dec | 2010

Christchurch streets carry the scars of the 7.1 magnitude quake that struck on 4 September, but The Salvation Army says the real damage is the ongoing anguish, the uncertainty and the residue of fear faced by thousands of families.

Sallies Christmas CD a smash hit three years running

15 Dec | 2010

For the third year in a row The Salvation Army’s It’s a Wrap Christmas CD has reached the equivalent of platinum status, selling more than 15,000 CDs since its launch on November 22.

Record Number of New Mission Leaders

14 Dec | 2010

In 2010, The Salvation Army New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga Territory was blessed with the most cadets in training since 1983.


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