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The latest media releases from The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji & Tonga.

Some good news & questions from Salvation Army after housing announcement

17 May | 2017

The Salvation Army cautiously welcomed today’s Government announcement of additional social and affordable housing in Auckland.

It's time to end poverty in New Zealand.

Salvation Army sets out to end poverty

20 Apr | 2017

The Salvation Army is calling on Kiwis to end poverty in New Zealand with its annual Red Shield Appeal.

Salvation Army Welcomes Housing Foundation Research

12 Apr | 2017

The Salvation Army commends the Housing Foundation for its research released today, which it says is critical to the dialogue necessary to drive action to address New Zealand’s housing crisis.

New Zealand policies off track

8 Feb | 2017

New Zealand has gone off track in key social areas and needs government to urgently address failing social policies, The Salvation Army says in its latest State of Nation report.

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The prison gate: revolving door or second chance?

7 Dec | 2016

A new Salvation Army report says changes must be made to how prisoners re-enter society for New Zealanders to feel safe and secure in their homes and communities.

Increased assistance to house the homeless welcomed

9 Nov | 2016

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett’s announcement of $300 million to support people in severe housing need is very welcome, says The Salvation Army.

Housing and addictions help for families in Wellington

25 Oct | 2016

The Salvation Army is celebrating new steps in helping homeless New Zealanders and families battling addiction in Wellington.

Government failure to meet re-offending targets disappointing

25 Oct | 2016

The Government’s hoped for 25% reduction in re-offending rates has more or less slipped from its grasp according to the Department of Corrections’ 2015/16 Annual Report released on Friday.

Don’t let New Zealand youth fail says Salvation Army

19 Oct | 2016

No young person must be allowed to leave school to nothing—no job, no further training, no hope. The Salvation Army is issuing this challenge to the New Zealand community in a report titled ‘What Next?’.

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