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

Annual General Change of Officers 2015

11 Sep | 2014

Appointments to take place in January 2015.


Fighting Problem Gambling with Whanau and Fun

11 Sep | 2014

Food, games, information stalls and a photo competition will be part of a whānau day encouraging people in Papakura to tackle problem gambling on Saturday 20 September.

North Shore Korean Corps plant officers

Koreans put down roots with The Salvation Army

20 Aug | 2014

The North Shore Korean Corps Plant is growing nicely in Glenfield.

two people discussing loans

Low income loan scheme aims to build opportunity and hope

13 Aug | 2014

Community Finance scheme provides affordable alternative to loan sharks.

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Election too important to trivialise

4 Aug | 2014

Voter videos launched to help people understand more about key social issues before they vote in the General Election.

Levi Overbye swimming

Levi swims for Bibles

23 Jul | 2014

Inspired by his Salvation Army junior soldier class, nine-year-old Levi Overbye swam more than 2kms (80 laps of his local pool!) to raise $360 for Bible Society New Zealand.

Craig Hexter from Bosch with Captain Doug Newman

The challenge of homelessness

21 Jul | 2014

A stark reality of being homeless is the need to find somewhere safe and warm to sleep every night.

dice spelling the word risk

Salvation Army protests supermarket Lotto sales

2 Jul | 2014

People start out trying to win the Lotto Jackpot but end up with a far less desirable prize of a gambling problem they can’t control.

The Salvation Army Feilding Community Life Skills Garden

Reaping the benefits

17 Jun | 2014

Isolated people are finding a newfound self-confidence at The Salvation Army Feilding Community Life Skills Garden


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Phone: +64 4 802 6269 ext 24274
Cell: 021 270 3683

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Cell: 027 491 0027
Email: Christina