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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 >>

Farmers Santa Parade Looking Out for Those in Need!

Monday, 6 November 2017, 12:56 pm | Salvation Army

Delivering delight and joy to families from all over the Auckland region, the Farmers Santa Parade champions community and its social responsibility to give back to those who most need it. The 84th annual Farmers Santa Parade is proud to announce The Salvation ... More >>

Christmas wonderland putting a smile on Auckland faces

Monday, 6 November 2017, 12:06 pm | Salvation Army

A Christmas wonderland featuring more than 200 decorated Christmas trees will be capturing the spirit of Christmas in Auckland next week. More >>

Schools & Kindegartens Get Creative Collecting Cans for Good

Monday, 30 October 2017, 9:32 am | The Salvation Army New Zealand

As of today more than 200 schools from around the country will take part in Wattie’s Cans for Good - national can collection to help struggling families with food support. More >>

Kiwis Take to the Streets to Combat Homelessness

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 12:08 pm | Salvation Army

While politicians from all parties are talking about ending homelessness, ordinary New Zealanders are being challenged to give up their beds to help combat the crisis. More >>

More Social Housing Needed

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 9:05 am | Salvation Army

New Zealand needs to build a minimum of 2000 social houses a year to fix the situation that has left Kiwi families living in unsanitary, unsafe and unhealthy housing, The Salvation Army says. Seeing Kiwi kids in such conditions has caused the Army to ask: ... More >>

New Zealand helps thousands of families clean-up

Tuesday, 1 August 2017, 1:35 pm | Salvation Army

Thousands of struggling Kiwis have been supported with donations of toiletries and household cleaning products thanks to Colgate Palmolive, and Countdown customers. More >>

Dollar donations help teens aspire

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 12:35 pm | Salvation Army

A dollar donation from New Zealand shoppers has raised $90,000 to help almost 100 at-risk teens aspire to bigger things. More >>

Winter is Coming: Salvation Army sees thousands in new need

Monday, 19 June 2017, 9:46 am | Salvation Army

The demands of winter have seen thousands of Kiwis who don’t normally need help coming to The Salvation Army. More >>

Budget a Step in Recognising Some Kiwis Are Missing Out

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:13 pm | Salvation Army

“The Government appears to be listening to the growing voice of social need” is The Salvation Army assessment of the Government’s 2017 Budget. More >>

Salvation Army: Budget For Social Change Needed

Wednesday, 24 May 2017, 10:06 am | Salvation Army

The 2017 Budget to be released on Thursday must reduce the level of social need in New Zealand says The Salvation Army. More >>

Housing security essential for healthy communities

Friday, 19 May 2017, 9:37 am | Salvation Army

Representative church leaders have met with the Prime Minister and Government ministers to ask for more action in the areas of immigration, housing and social investment. Their views are influenced by the experience of their church congregations and church ... More >>

Salvation Army sets out to end poverty

Monday, 24 April 2017, 10:07 am | Salvation Army

New Zealand has a reputation as a beautiful and prosperous country that’s a great place to live and raise children. But for thousands of families living in poverty, the reality is very different, says Salvation Army head of social services Major ... More >>

Salvation Army Welcomes Housing Foundation Research

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 2:00 pm | Salvation Army

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. More >>

Salvation Army calls for extra help

Monday, 27 March 2017, 1:57 pm | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is offering people the chance to enlist for an hour or more to support its fight to help vulnerable New Zealanders. More >>

Legislation will save lives for people with severe addiction

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 9:57 am | Salvation Army

Legislation streamlining the process for people who need it to receive compulsory treatment for severe addiction was passed in Parliament tonight. The Substance Addiction Act (2017) will replace the Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Act (1966) and treatment ... More >>

State of the Nation Report: NZ Social Policies Off Track

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 9:36 am | Salvation Army

New Zealand’s efforts to provide adequate housing, reduce child poverty and stop re-offending have gone off track says The Salvation Army. Government needs to urgently address these failures by developing effective policy approaches and action to address ... More >>



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