The Salvation Army New Zealand - Latest News [Page 1]

Urgent action needed around debt collection and repossession

Monday, 14 October 2019, 8:18 am | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is calling for urgent and practical action around our debt collection and repossession laws. Too many consumers are facing unnecessary harm and harassment through debt collection, repossession and court order practices in our nation. More >>

World Sight Day sees People struggling to afford glasses

Thursday, 10 October 2019, 11:00 am | Salvation Army

On World Sight Day (Thursday, October 10) many New Zealanders are unable to afford a basic tool to see clearly – glasses. More >>

The Salvation Army and OneSight join for vision

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 3:44 pm | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army and OneSight are again teaming up to fund eye tests and prescription glasses for Salvation Army clients around New Zealand. More >>

Mayor and Minister to address Salvation Army conference

Tuesday, 24 September 2019, 8:40 am | Salvation Army

Wellington mayor, Justin Lester, will join Community Sector minister, Poto Williams, at a Salvation Army social justice conference on 1 to 2 October. More >>

Lifting Lowest Incomes is Vital to Increase Wellbeing

Monday, 23 September 2019, 8:57 am | Salvation Army

Today the we have another chance to do the right thing to really lift incomes for thousands of people in this country who are missing out, says The Salvation Army Te Ope Whakaora. More >>

Lending reforms don’t protect most vulnerable

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 1:57 pm | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army welcomes today’s announcement of a cap on interest rates. However, we still maintain it doesn’t go far enough to protect already vulnerable people: 0.8 per cent interest per day can equate to an annual interest rate of 290 per cent ... More >>

Gambling Harm Awareness Week

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 8:20 am | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army welcomes the opportunity to submit to the government’s online gambling consultation. More >>

More funding needed for work with the most vulnerable

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 8:18 am | Salvation Army

We help the most vulnerable to meet their basic needs to live with dignity and hope. More >>

5-year milestone reached by ethical lender

Wednesday, 14 August 2019, 10:06 am | Salvation Army

August marks five years of the Community Finance initiative. In addition to its well established Financial Mentoring service, The Salvation Army has held more than 5800 financial conversations with Community Finance clients. The loan program helps ... More >>

Holistic, human-centred reform key to 21st century justice

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 9:19 am | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army’s Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit today releases a Briefing Note calling for a new vision in criminal justice policy. More >>

Schools and Kindergartens help stock food banks

Monday, 5 August 2019, 2:36 pm | Salvation Army

More than 80 schools from around the country will be helping the Salvation Army restock shelves during this harsh winter period. More >>

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 >>

 

 

InfoPages Links

 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL