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

Committed to Christchurch

10 Feb | 2012

One year on from the earthquake that claimed 185 lives in Christchurch, Salvation Army recovery personnel predict a tough year ahead for many eastern suburbs residents in particular.

Amplify creative art youth camp

Creative arts camp success

1 Feb | 2012

The Salvation Army’s third annual territorial creative arts camp for young people was recently held.

Fiji floods

Salvation Army helping Fiji

30 Jan | 2012

The Salvation Army has been providing shelter, food and clean water after severe weather caused floods and landslides in Fiji’s western districts last week.

NZ Commissioning service

New officers off to a good start

26 Jan | 2012

New Officers in New Zealand off to a good start with Chief of the Staff and Commissioner Sue Swanson.

International leaders visit Fiji

International Leaders visit Fiji

26 Jan | 2012

Chief of the Staff, Commissioner Barry C. Swanson, and World President of Women’s Ministries Commissioner Sue Swanson visit Fiji Division.

IHG InterContinental Hotels Group

Respite breaks for families in dire need

24 Jan | 2012

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) and its staff around the country provided all-expenses-paid holidays to more than 30 seriously disadvantaged families last year and are set to do it all again.

House cradled in hands

Heed commission’s recommendations

16 Dec | 2011

Declining housing affordability and a growing housing shortage may be one of New Zealand’s greatest social policy failures of the past decade, says The Salvation Army.

Shipping containers

Modern-day slavery exposed in NZ waters

11 Dec | 2011

University of Auckland researchers revealed the first documented cases of human trafficking in New Zealand at a recent trafficking conference in Wellington.

Circling a job in a paper

Welfare policies won’t do it

2 Nov | 2011

Political parties need to start providing detail around what kind of jobs they will create and how they will achieve this or their policies to relieve unemployment will be largely worthless.

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