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

Low-income household budgets hit hard

27 Jul | 2011

Low-income families in one of NZ’s poorest suburbs are facing far higher increases than the reported consumer price index rise.

Liquor store a hazard to Cannons Creek

24 Jul | 2011

The Porirua Salvation Army is opposing the renewal of a liquor license for a Cannons Creek bottle store.

Targeted training still a solution

21 Jul | 2011

The Salvation Army is proving it is still possible to place people in danger of long-term unemployment into work.

Forecast – hot showers for Christchurch

6 Jul | 2011

Three Salvation Army-funded shower units are about to open to Christchurch’s quake-affected residents.

Banding together for a great cause

6 Jul | 2011

On Saturday 11 June, Auckland City Corps was packed to bursting with people ready for an evening of music to raise funds for The Salvation Army Canterbury Earthquake Appeal.

Speaking out on synthetic cannabis

30 Jun | 2011

The Salvation Army is concerned at the growing availability of un-researched psychoactive drugs in New Zealand.

Underprivileged families to get some respite

30 Jun | 2011

The InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) will begin fundraising tomorrow for a joint Salvation Army and IHG programme that provides holidays for families suffering dire material hardship.

Christchurch Earthquake Update - 13 June

13 Jun | 2011

The Salvation Army’s work in Christchurch has intensified following yesterday’s 6.3 and 5.7 magnitude aftershocks.

Church Leaders Target Inequality

3 Jun | 2011

Leaders of major churches are supporting the launch of a New Zealand Council of a campaign to reduce the gap between rich and the poor.


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