Wesleyan Methodism strongly influenced both William and Catherine Booth and the movement they founded, The Salvation Army.
Christchurch Emergency Services
The Salvation Army Emergency Services exercise, Christchurch.
The Salvation Army Training College
Over the years, Salvation Army officer training has changed dramatically, from virtually no training to an intensive two-year diploma.
Why we wear a uniform
Salvationists wear uniforms to signify their availability to anyone in need, and their commitment to their Christian faith.
Emergency Services in Rotorua
Major Sam Medland serving refreshments at a fire in Rotorua c1983.
First Auckland Open-air Meeting
Captain Wright held Auckland's first Salvation Army meeting on Friday 13th in their first hall in Albert Street.
Here to help
Lieutenant Geraldine Sinclair serving a cuppa to a fireman at a Masterton timber yard fire, c1958.
The Salvation Army Emergency Services, Christchurch - vehicle and equipment.
Women in Ministry
The Salvation Army allowed women not only to preach but also to hold office in a time when this was frowned upon.
Edward Wright was one of the first two founding officers of the Salvation Army, New Zealand.