Dunedin's first open-air meeting was held on April Fool's Day
Boys at Etham Boys' Home were well-practiced gymnasts; here they are in a gymnastics pyramid formation.
Salvationists were imprisoned for illegal processions and open-air meetings-but this did not deter them from taking a stand for their beliefs.
Maraea Moana Morris vowed revenge on her husband's murderer, until she heard Captain Ernest Holdaway reading the last chapter of Revelation.
Timbrels (tambourines) used by The Salvation Army have a biblical origin - prophetess Miriam and friends use them in Exodus 15:20.
William Booth addresses an expectant crowd on Wellington wharf - 1899
Dozens of people armed with jugs, cans and treacle tins gather as they hear the Auckland soup kitchen bell - 1930s
Musicians were told that they might 'toot' whenever they could find room and permission was given them to blow as hard as they liked, so long as...