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Media Releases

The latest media releases from The Salvation Army in New Zealand, Fiji & Tonga.
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More action required from Government in regions

11 May | 2015

Living in regional areas such as Northland and Gisborne often means you get a “bad deal”, says The Salvation Army.

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Signs of rising deprivation and overcrowding in provinces

4 May | 2015

Housing insecurity and overcrowded housing is no longer a problem confined to Auckland and Christchurch, says The Salvation Army.

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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.

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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.

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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”.

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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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