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The Salvation Army opens free medical clinic as winter hits

Monday, 8 July 2019, 8:29 am | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is running a temporary medical consultation service from one of its busiest centres this month to make healthcare more accessible to people living in poverty. More >>

Education and Employment to Close

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 3:53 pm | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has made the decision to close its education and training provider, Education and Employment. The service will close on 30 June 2019. Education and Employment has been a valuable part of The Salvation Army’s work for 41 years, providing training ... More >>

Report Initiates a People-focussed Conversation

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 12:53 pm | Salvation Army

The voices of those most motivated to address the challenges of criminal justice - ordinary people in their communities, come through strongly in the Justice Advisory Group’s first report, He Waka Roimata: Transforming our Criminal Justice System ... More >>

Million dollar milestone for The Salvation Army ‘not enough’

Monday, 10 June 2019, 8:30 am | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army in New Zealand has hit a million dollar milestone, but says its work is far from done. More >>

Profit from racing takes priority over good democracy

Tuesday, 4 June 2019, 11:59 am | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is extremely disappointed that the Government is prioritising profit and propping up New Zealand’s racing industry over people and problem gambling harm. More >>

Focus on vulnerable communities welcomed by Salvation Army

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 5:23 pm | Salvation Army

The 2019 Budget heralds a change of direction welcomed by The Salvation Army. This wellbeing Budget, with its greater socioeconomic approach, is a step on the path towards lifting New Zealanders out of poverty. More >>

Tens of Thousands of Kiwis in Crisis

Wednesday, 8 May 2019, 8:56 pm | Salvation Army

Tens of Thousands of Kiwis in Crisis The message from this year’s Red Shield Appeal breakfasts was clear: poverty is real, it’s not going away, and tens of thousands of Kiwis are in crisis. More >>

The Salvation Army welcomes the release of the WEAG report

Friday, 3 May 2019, 3:17 pm | Salvation Army

The Whakamana Tāngata: Restoring Dignity to Social Security in New Zealand report rightly acknowledges the role of the benefits system in supporting vulnerable communities and those experiencing unexpected life shocks. Benefits are also a means of assisting ... More >>

Government needs to listen to WEAG on Housing

Friday, 3 May 2019, 3:15 pm | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity, New Zealand Housing Foundation and Community Housing Aotearoa (the organisations promoting the KiwiBuy campaign) say the Welfare Expert Advisory Group have got it brilliantly right in their report’s housing analysis ... More >>

Government Challenged to Get Low-Income Kiwis into Homes

Tuesday, 23 April 2019, 9:44 am | Salvation Army

More New Zealanders could be owning their own home if only the Government adopted and scaled up hugely successful non-government homeownership programmes says The Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity, New Zealand Housing Foundation and Community ... More >>

Westpac Stadium filled three times with people in need

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 9:23 am | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is facing yet another year of high demand and is pleading for support to help crowds of people frontline staff see every day. More >>

Hunger for Colour Brightening Lives

Monday, 11 March 2019, 8:42 am | Salvation Army

A mix of thousands of colours is helping support New Zealanders struggling to put food on the table. More >>

Record Funds Raised for School Children

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 3:16 pm | Salvation Army

Generous New Zealanders have made a record-breaking effort, raising more than $80,000 to help families struggling with back to school costs. More >>

The Salvation Army Wheels Out First Ethical Shopping Truck

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 9:00 am | Salvation Army

A new initiative from The Salvation Army aims to reform the damaging effects of problem debt and fringe lending in low socio-economic areas across New Zealand by providing an ethical shopping alternative. More >>

Salvation Army Launches First Ethical Shopping Truck

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 4:47 pm | Salvation Army

A new initiative from The Salvation Army aims to reform the damaging effects of problem debt and fringe lending in low socio-economic areas across New Zealand by providing an ethical shopping alternative. More >>

Progress Stalled in Reducing Inequality

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 7:29 am | Salvation Army

Progress in reducing social and economic inequalities has stalled according to The Salvation Army’s 2019 State of the Nation Report. More >>

Paint Pots Helping Feed the Hungry

Friday, 1 February 2019, 12:39 pm | Salvation Army

New Zealanders all over the country will be colouring their world and brightening thousands of lives again this February. For the fifth year running the Resene Hunger for Colour fundraiser will be offering crafty Kiwis a chance to get their colour ... More >>

Thousands of Children Helped Back to School

Friday, 18 January 2019, 12:07 pm | Salvation Army

Thousands of children will have the essentials they need to start the school year right, as New Zealanders join Warehouse Stationery and The Salvation Army to support families struggling with back to school costs. More >>

Nearly 16,000 children seek emergency aid over Christmas

Friday, 28 December 2018, 11:13 am | Salvation Army

Friday 28 December 2018 Nearly 16,000 children seek emergency aid over Christmas The Salvation Army releases key figures from 2018 Christmas Appeal The Salvation Army has helped 15,795 Kiwi children this Christmas with the support of donations ... More >>

New Approach to Drugs Will Save Lives

Thursday, 13 December 2018, 1:46 pm | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army says increased support, announced today for New Zealanders suffering from the impact of drugs will save lives. More >>

 

 

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