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The latest media releases from The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji & Tonga.
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Salvation Army Announcement on Social Housing

20 Mar | 2015

The Salvation Army has decided against negotiating with Government for the transfer of Housing New Zealand stock.

destruction in Port Vila Vanuatu, following Tropical Cyclone Pam

Salvation Army Gets Behind World Vision’s Vanuatu Appeal

18 Mar | 2015

The Salvation Army is calling on its supporters to donate to World Vision’s appeal.

people demonstrating against poverty

Nation leaving some behind

11 Feb | 2015

Housing supply and affordability are not being tackled with enough speed and concentration, The Salvation Army claims in its 2015 State of the Nation report “A Mountain All Can Climb”.

Students from a Salvation Army Education and Employment Course with their tutor.

Support needed for at-risk youth

10 Oct | 2014

Latest education and training figures suggest the Government cut education programmes for at-risk youth even as youth unemployment increased.

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Sallies encouraged by PM's poverty pledge

25 Sep | 2014

The Salvation Army is pleased Prime Minister John Key has indicated that his newly elected Government will give greater emphasis to the elimination of Child Poverty in New Zealand.

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Election too important to trivialise

4 Aug | 2014

The Salvation Army today releases the first in a series of voter videos entitled “Make Your Vote Count”, aimed at helping people understand more about key social issues before they vote in the General Election.

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Salvation Army protests supermarket Lotto sales

2 Jul | 2014

People start out trying to win the Lotto Jackpot but end up with a far less desirable prize of a gambling problem they can’t control.

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Child poverty and domestic violence not taken seriously enough

11 Feb | 2014

The Salvation Army today released its latest annual State of the Nation report reviewing social progress in New Zealand entitled, Striking a Better Balance.

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NZ housing policy: shaky and rudderless

13 Nov | 2013

New Zealand’s housing policy is overdue for a wide-ranging review if the nation is to avoid a deepening housing crisis.

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