Kōrero: Voluntary welfare organisations

Salvation Army officers

Salvation Army officers

Staff of a Salvation Army rescue home in Parnell, Auckland, pose for a photograph in 1912. The Salvation Army became established in New Zealand in 1883 and carried out a wide variety of voluntary welfare activities. One was the establishment of homes for 'fallen women'. These focused on 'rescuing' prostitutes and single mothers, reforming them morally, and providing lodgings while teaching them alternative ways of making a living.

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The Salvation Army - New Zealand, Fiji & Tonga Territory

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Margaret Tennant, 'Voluntary welfare organisations - 19th-century charity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/29044/salvation-army-officers (accessed 8 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Margaret Tennant, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 18 Sep 2018