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Local stories of what is happening with The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji & Tonga.
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Can’s Film Festival celebrates landmark

16 Oct | 2014

The Watties Can’s Film Festival celebrates a milestone this year, with Kiwis once again giving a can to see a movie and support people in need.

The Auckland-based team spent their 14 hours at Epsom Lodge where over 90 people receive accommodation and support every night

Kiwis raise almost $20,000 for the homeless

13 Oct | 2014

Over 220 people turned out to sleep rough and support homeless Kiwis for The Salvation Army’s inaugural 14 Hours Homeless event.

Students from a Salvation Army Education and Employment course with their tutor.

Support needed for at-risk youth

10 Oct | 2014

Latest education and training figures suggest Government cut education programmes for at-risk youth even as unemployment increased.

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Salvation Army considers social housing

9 Oct | 2014

The Government has indicated it may sell some State housing resources to non-government providers.

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Healthpost strengthens life skills in South Auckland

1 Oct | 2014

In October, HealthPost has selected us as recipient of their 'Better World Donation Programme'.

Douglas Park School pupils collect cans Photo: Wairarapa Times Age

NZCU Baywide collects close to 10,000 cans

25 Sep | 2014

Staff at NZCU Baywide branches nationwide have shown a ‘Can Do’ attitude, collecting close to 10,000 cans for Salvation Army food banks.

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Sallies encouraged by PM's poverty pledge

25 Sep | 2014

The Salvation Army is pleased PM John Key has indicated his newly elected Government will give greater emphasis to tackling Child Poverty.

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Side by side with the homeless

19 Sep | 2014

This year on World Homeless Day, teams from The Salvation Army and its partners will take to the street to help tackle this urgent, but often invisible tragedy.

THQ welcome to the Howells

Welcome to the Whānau

18 Sep | 2014

Colonels Willis and Barbara Howell, were welcomed as the new Chief Secretary and Territorial Secretary for Women’s Ministries with a mihi whakatau at Territorial Headquarters (THQ) on 9 September.


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