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


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.


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