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Salvation Army Supports Māori Housing Unit

Monday, 19 November 2018, 8:59 am | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army supports the appointment of the Hon Nanaia Mahuta as new Associate Minister of Housing and Urban Development (Māori Housing) and the establishment of the unit as an valuable step to addressing the housing crisis. More >>

One in Five Can't Afford to Celebrate Christmas

Monday, 19 November 2018, 8:49 am | Salvation Army

A survey commissioned by The Salvation Army shows that a large proportion of Kiwis can’t afford to celebrate Christmas. More >>

Birthday Celebrations for 80,000 Lives Changed

Sunday, 18 November 2018, 12:24 pm | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army supports the appointment of the Hon Nanaia Mahuta as new Associate Minister of Housing and Urban Development (Māori Housing) and the establishment of the unit as an valuable step to addressing the housing crisis. More >>

Birthday Celebrations for 80,000 Lives Changed

Monday, 5 November 2018, 4:03 pm | Salvation Army

Birthday celebrations marking 80,000 lives changed are being held around the country. More >>

KiwiBuy the only answer to the housing shortage

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 8:42 am | Salvation Army

Growing homelessness, rent rises and struggles for private investors could be on the way without serious changes to the housing market, The Salvation Army says. More >>

Tax Working Group Report a Good Start

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 4:40 pm | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army believes that the Tax Working Group’s Interim Report is on the right track for reducing inequality and making New Zealand a more prosperous society. More >>

One in two go without heating due to cost, survey finds

Monday, 23 July 2018, 8:45 am | The Salvation Army New Zealand

Frontline Salvation Army staff are alarmed by recent survey1 results showing life for New Zealanders this winter is even tougher than they’d feared. More >>

Kraft Heinz helps to fight hunger in New Zealand

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 11:02 am | Salvation Army

Kraft Heinz staff from around the country will volunteer their time in partnership with Rise Against Hunger and The Salvation Army to help fight hunger in New Zealand. More >>

New Housing Ministry Good Step Forward

Friday, 8 June 2018, 5:19 pm | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army welcomes the creation of a stand-alone ministry to coordinate and drive solutions to the housing crisis More >>

Stop KiwiBuild Uncertainty

Monday, 28 May 2018, 12:21 pm | Salvation Army

Growing uncertainty over whether KiwiBuild can reignite the Kiwi dream of homeownership needs to be countered says The Salvation Army More >>

Budget Not the Big Hit Needed

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 4:16 pm | Salvation Army

Budget 2018 addresses many aspects of poverty and poor housing not tackled by previous Governments, but it is not the transformational change we had hoped for. More >>

Salvation Army calls for extra help

Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 10:03 am | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is offering people the chance to join it for an hour or more help end poverty in New Zealand. More >>

Bail Laws Not Sustainable

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 9:38 am | The Salvation Army New Zealand

The Salvation Army says bail laws are not sustainable and is backing calls to have them reviewed. More >>

Pokies causing growing harm

Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 8:39 am | The Salvation Army New Zealand

New Zealanders who use pokies are being harmed through the targeting of vulnerable communities and machines deliberately designed to entice harmful gambling behaviour, The Salvation Army says. More >>

Meth moral panic continues under proposed tenancy changes

Monday, 19 February 2018, 4:16 pm | The Salvation Army New Zealand

Proposals to allow landlords to evict tenants with just seven days notice for methamphetamine contamination are an extension of the meth moral panic, The Salvation Army says. More >>

Proposed Poverty Reduction Bill Brilliant Step Forward

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 6:21 pm | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army warmly welcomes the Prime Minister’s Jacinda Ardern’s announcement today on the Child Poverty Reduction Bill. More >>

Thousands raised for struggling parents

Friday, 15 December 2017, 8:43 am | Salvation Army

Parents struggling with back to school costs have been given a boost of more than $60,000 by generous Warehouse Stationery customers. More >>

Forgotten Communities Heard at Parliament

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 8:53 am | Salvation Army

The voices of people in some of New Zealand’s low income communities, who feel forgotten by Government, Councils and other people in their cities will be heard at Parliament today. More >>

Cap on Pay-Day Loan Interest Welcome

Thursday, 23 November 2017, 8:45 pm | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is welcoming the undertaking by Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi to introduce caps on high interest, short-term “pay-day” loans in the Government’s first 100 days. More >>

Salvation Army Prepares for Increased Need

Monday, 20 November 2017, 9:33 am | The Salvation Army New Zealand

The number of people needing welfare support from The Salvation Army is on the rise, prompting a plea to the New Zealand public to help break poverty this Christmas. More >>

 

 

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