The Salvation Army New Zealand - Latest News [Page 2]

Salvation Army Services Still Operating

Tuesday, 24 March 2020, 5:53 pm | The Salvation Army New Zealand

The Salvation Army is continuing to distribute food parcels to those most in need. As in past emergencies, The Salvation Army continue to support New Zealanders who are struggling. All Salvation Army buildings will close to the public from close ... More >>

The Salvation Army Works With Government To Provide Services To New Zealanders

Monday, 23 March 2020, 4:32 pm | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is working with the Government to formulate a nationwide response to Covid-19. The Army’s focus continues to be on the health and wellbeing of our staff and the wider New Zealand community. We are working collaboratively with the ... More >>

The Salvation Army Mobilises For Covid-19 Response

Friday, 20 March 2020, 2:28 pm | The Salvation Army New Zealand

The Salvation Army is working within Government guidelines to continue supporting the most vulnerable New Zealanders through the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. The Salvation Army has been part of the fabric of many New Zealanders’ lives for ... More >>

Resene Customers Donate More Than 200,000 Cans Of Food To The Salvation Army

Thursday, 12 March 2020, 9:06 am | Salvation Army

Resene customers have tipped the total number of cans of food delivered during the annual Hunger for Colour Appeal to a staggering 200,000 cans. Held every February for the last six years, the Resene Hunger for Colour Appeal sees cans swapped instore ... More >>

The Salvation Army Expands Driver Mentoring Programme

Monday, 9 March 2020, 9:12 am | Salvation Army

Drivers in Westport, Greymouth, Hokitika, Timaru, Ashburton and Rangiora are receiving free driver mentoring thanks to a boost to The Salvation Army’s Community Driver Mentoring Programme. The Salvation Army South island Regional Driver Hubs in the ... More >>

Refugee Driver Mentoring Service Opens In Christchurch

Thursday, 5 March 2020, 1:07 pm | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is helping former refugees gain independence with its Open Road driver training programme in Christchurch. Open Road helps refugees improve their driving skills and safe driving practices to get to the stage where they can pass ... More >>

Bookings Available At Free Glenfield Eye Clinic On Wednesday

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 11:19 am | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army and OneSight have teamed up to fund eye tests and prescription glasses in Glenfield, Auckland tomorrow. On Wednesday, 4 March , the team will open a clinic from 8.30am to 3.30pm for people who would otherwise be unable to afford ... More >>

Government’s Racing Bill Will Cause More Gambling Harm In Our Country

Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 9:11 am | The Salvation Army New Zealand

The Salvation Army is strongly opposed to the Government’s new Racing Bill. Today, Salvation Army staff will make our oral submission to the Bill. “Harm from gambling is already at unacceptable levels in this country and increasing availability and ... More >>

More Government Action Needed To Lift Children Out Of Poverty

Wednesday, 26 February 2020, 9:07 am | The Salvation Army New Zealand

Child poverty figures released today by Statistics New Zealand show further urgent Government action is needed to lift more children and whānau out of poverty, says The Salvation Army, which is calling for a change in core welfare benefits to be ... More >>

Paint Pots Helping Feed the Hungry

Sunday, 2 February 2020, 11:53 am | Salvation Army

New Zealanders all over the country will be colouring their world and brightening thousands of lives again this February. More >>

NZ Salvation Army staff respond to Australian bush fires

Tuesday, 7 January 2020, 2:26 pm | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army in New Zealand has sent an emergency response team to support evacuees and firefighters battling the Australian bush fires. A team of eight Salvation Army staff left New Zealand on the weekend bound for Perth. From there, they were ... More >>

Salvation Army spreads Christmas joy to Hamilton families

Friday, 13 December 2019, 8:14 am | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army in Hamilton has opened its Christmas loft in support of those struggling to meet the demands of the festive season. More >>

Salvation Army rallies to support Samoans

Monday, 9 December 2019, 8:58 am | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army has launched an appeal to assist those affected by the measles epidemic in Samoa. More >>

Significant and Enduring Inequality Needs Urgent Action

Wednesday, 4 December 2019, 8:42 am | Salvation Army

New Zealand is making some progress towards fairness and equality but urgent Government action is needed to counter significant and enduring unfairness that remains. That is a key message of the discussion paper Progress Towards Equality released today ... More >>

Salvation Army proposes raft of criminal justice initiatives

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 9:48 am | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army’s Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit today released a broad range of proposals which it says will address systemic problems in the criminal justice system. More >>

Salvation Army home for more than 1,800 Kiwis at Christmas

Monday, 18 November 2019, 9:28 am | Salvation Army

As Aotearoa plans for festive season celebrations, The Salvation Army is preparing to make its house a home to hundreds of men, women and children who have nowhere else to stay. More >>

The Salvation Army opens new Auckland social housing complex

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 9:39 am | Salvation Army

Fifty nine people are moving off the Social Housing Register and into a brand new home, with the opening of a new Salvation Army housing complex in Royal Oak, Auckland. More >>

Criminal justice programmes must address roots of offending

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 8:54 am | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army’s Social Policy and Parliamentary Unit today released the second in a series of Briefing Notes calling for a new vision in criminal justice programmes. More >>

Pacific families feeling the brunt of the housing crisis

Thursday, 31 October 2019, 10:39 am | Salvation Army

“Pasifika are over-represented in homelessness figures, emergency housing and rental accommodation, and massively under-represented in home ownership,” Ronji Tanielu from The Salvation Army says. More >>

Demand for Essentials as Strong as Ever on World Food Day

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 8:54 am | Salvation Army

The Salvation Army foodbank in Waitakere ran out of food last week; an indication of the strain many New Zealand whanau are under as they struggle to afford the cost of living. Wednesday, October 16 is World Food Day, and as demand for services offered ... More >>