Story: Salvation Army

Eltham Boys' Home

Eltham Boys' Home

Occupants of the Eltham Boys' Home in Taranaki assemble for inspection under the watchful eyes of the home's staff. This was the first Salvation Army home for orphaned or needy boys. It closed in 1954 and the building burned down in 1971.

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Mark Derby, 'Salvation Army - Social work', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/29352/eltham-boys-home (accessed 29 September 2020)

Story by Mark Derby, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 20 Apr 2018