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

Encouraging but fragile social progress

17 Feb | 2016

The Salvation Army as it launches its latest State of the Nation report today, titled 'moving Targets', showing how even a small dip in economic fortunes could see more families fall into poverty and severe social distress.

Donate Back-to-School bundles for those in need

1 Feb | 2016

It's a great time to donate back-to-school bundles for those in need via New Zealand’s very first online food bank.

Spirit of giving alive in NZ

18 Jan | 2016

Almost 45,000 gifts have been donated to the Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal.

Record funds raised for struggling parents

15 Jan | 2016

Warehouse Stationery customers have donated $65,564 to parents struggling to pay for their children’s back to school costs – doubling the amount raised in the previous year.

A year of blessings

23 Dec | 2015

A Christmas Message from Territorial Commander Commissioner Robert Donaldson.

The General's Christmas Message 2015

16 Dec | 2015

The 2015 Christmas Message from General André Cox, international leader of The Salvation Army.

Online Foodbank a New Zealand first

15 Dec | 2015

A Nelson web developer, a supermarket and a charity have teamed-up to create the country’s first virtual food bank.

Oamaru’s Heroic Tutor

10 Dec | 2015

A group of Oamaru students have been so impressed with their Education and Employment tutor they’ve recommended him as a hero.

Rotoroa Island

Back to the future for Bridge and Oasis

7 Dec | 2015

The names ‘Bridge’ and ‘Oasis’ are returning officially to The Salvation Army as the names of its services to help those struggling with the harm caused by alcohol, drugs and gambling.


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Media Enquiries

Robin Raymond- Territorial Media Officer
Email: Robin Raymond
Phone: +64 4 802 6269 ext 24274
Cell: 021 270 3683

Major Christina Tyson
Phone: +64 4 802 6269 ext 24270
Cell: 027 491 0027
Email: Christina