The Salvation Army in New Zealand is deeply saddened by the promotion to Glory from active service Aux-Captain Hohepa (Joe) Patea.
SpiritSong launched into 2011 with a first-class concert at Te Papa’s Soundings Theatre on Saturday 26 March. Thirty-one singers lifted their voices in harmonies that delighted an appreciative audience of all ages.
For those not directly affected by Christchurch’s earthquake, the common reaction has been to do something, anything to help.
Salvation Army personnel in Christchurch now have the benefit of two brand new, top-of-the-range Isuzu four-wheel drive vehicles to negotiate the city’s pot-holed and corrugated roads.
The Salvation Army is to distribute nine pallets of Dilmah tea bags to quake-affected Christchurch residents thanks to a donation from the Sri Lankan Government.
Rotoroa Island in Auckland's Hauraki Gulf opened to the public for the first time in over 100 years on Sunday 27 February 2011.
Brent Christoffersen joined The Salvation Army’s earthquake relief team in the week after the Christchurch earthquake.
‘Why should only the rich be able to choose their lawyer?’ This quandary drove Sydney based solicitor Luke Geary to become a driving force in The Salvation Army’s first humanitarian legal practice.
The Salvation Army is adapting its relief work as Civil Defence scales down its welfare centres in preparation for the closure of all but one centre this weekend.