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Posts Tagged ‘ salvation army ’

Sallies encouraging New Zealanders to think before they vote

Feb 8th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

The latest Salvation Army State of the Nation report raises questions that need answering ahead of the election due to entrenched child abuse and poverty, alarming housing conditions and an exploding prison population. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Wellington has deep pockets and big heart

Oct 10th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, Top Picture

The capital city gave over half of what the country raised sponsoring people to sleep rough for the night. SHAR DAVIS joined the event, and spoke to participants.



Couch, cardboard or car – sleeping rough for others

Sep 29th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

14 Hours Homeless is a nationwide campaign to aid the end of homelessness in NZ



Crafty way to make new friends is attracting crowds in Miramar

Aug 26th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The Makery is building a creative craft and DIY community in Miramar



Santa Claus is coming to town

Dec 10th, 2015 | By | Category: Radio News



Pokie machines split Hutt council, mayor refuses casting vote

Sep 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

One side says getting pokies out of high deprivation areas is the answer, the other says enforcing a sinking lid policy is more important for problem gamblers. AMANDA HERERRA attended this week’s long and passionate debate.



Dumping, scavenging stumps charity stores

May 14th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Security cameras fail to deter footpath littering



Council makes no plans as housing demands grow

Nov 14th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

There is an under-supply of housing for elderly people.



Feeling of relief washes over Wellington airport

Feb 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

NewsWire talked to Chch people arriving at airport.



How you can help Cantabrians

Feb 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Support built quickly for those affected by the quake.



World record-breaking students say ‘I CAN’

Jun 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

City students break Guinness can structure world record.



Court scheme offers help to addicted offenders

Nov 13th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Court trials counselling service to help drinkers and addicts.



Food bank has taste of its own medicine

Sep 26th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Staff try novel way to improve food parcels – by eating them.



City’s food banks reflect families’ stuggle

Aug 9th, 2008 | By | Category: News

Food banks say benefits not keeping up with food, fuel prices.



Sallies still strong after 125 years

Jul 10th, 2008 | By | Category: Featured Article

Déjà vu for corneters as they celebrate a 125th anniversary — twice!