The Life Saving Guards Badge
The first recorded Salvation Army thrift shop in New Zealand was operating at the Addington Men's Home, Christchurch in 1964.
St Albans Life-saving Scouts, 1930s.
Since its inception, The Salvation Army has shown practical Christianity in its service to others during emergencies.
Christchurch City Corps Guards Troop 1943
Wesleyan Methodism strongly influenced both William and Catherine Booth and the movement they founded, The Salvation Army.
Wellington City Life Saving Scouts, 1921.
The Salvation Army Emergency Services exercise, Christchurch.
Over the years, Salvation Army officer training has changed dramatically, from virtually no training to an intensive two-year diploma.
Salvationists wear uniforms to signify their availability to anyone in need, and their commitment to their Christian faith.
Major Sam Medland serving refreshments at a fire in Rotorua c1983.
Major David Bennett and Captain Frank King-Turner serving refreshments to Emergency personnel in Wellington.