On 1 April 1883 Salvation Army activities were commenced in Dunedin by Captain George Pollard and Lieutenant Edward Wright. Social work began in 1884 with a home for ex-prisoners.

Work was begun officially in Fiji on 14 November 1973 by Captains Brian and Beverley McStay, and in Tonga on 9 January 1986 by Captains Tifare and Rebecca Inia. Salvation Army work was officially started in Samoa on 1 August 2018 led by Lieut-Colonels Roderick and Jennifer Carey, with support from Captain Miriama Simanu.

Territorial Leadership

Commissioner Mark Campbell - Territorial Commander

Commissioner Julie Campbell - Territorial President of Women's Ministries

Colonel Gerald Walker - Chief Secretary

Lieutenant-Colonel Elsi Sarimin - Territorial Secretary for Women’s Ministries

Territorial Headquarters

204 Cuba Street
Wellington 6011
New Zealand

Postal address

PO Box 6015
Wellington 6141
New Zealand

Contact us

Tel: [64] (04) 384 5649