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

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South Auckland homeless visits - correction

3 Jun | 2016

In the past few days, the Government and a government agency have made statements saying MSD officials accompanied Salvation Army personnel to visit homeless people. These statements are incorrect.

Building bridges of understanding

18 Apr | 2016

The Salvation Army joined other Wellington faith communities in an inter-faith service for the Rainbow community and allies.

Fonterra Environmental Manager Nic Bishop celebrates the five year partnership award with The Salvation Army's Shane Chisholm and Fonterra Brands New Zealand Managing Director Leon Clement

FNZ celebrate 5 year partnership with The Salvation Army

14 Apr | 2016

This year marks the fifth anniversary of Fonterra Brands New Zealand supporting The Salvation Army through donations of dairy products for its foodbanks and helping with Christmas foodbank drives.

Hard at work in Fiji

10 Mar | 2016

With backing from the Fiji Government, The Salvation Army is mobilised to help after Tropical Cyclone Winston devastated large parts of Fiji on 20 February.

Fiji following Cyclone Winston.

Appeal launched for Fiji after devastating cyclone

24 Feb | 2016

The Salvation Army has launched an appeal to raise funds to help the people of Fiji rebuild their lives after Cyclone Winston.

Fiji Struck by Severe Cyclone

20 Feb | 2016

Fiji braced for the strongest tropical cyclone ever recorded in Southern Hemisphere.

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.

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.


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