• World leaders visit home territory
The international leaders of The Salvation Army, General Lyndon and Commissioner Bronwyn Buckingham – who are currently in their home territory of New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa – were the special guests at the commissioning and ordination of the Ngā Kaiwawao I Te Tika / Defenders of Justice session of cadets in Wellington, New Zealand, last weekend.
The Buckinghams also led Officers’ Councils and participated in the 50th anniversary celebrations of The Salvation Army Fiji.
During the leaders' time in Fiji, they visited the President of Fiji, Ratu Wiliame Katonivere at the State House. The Buckinghams were accompanied by Commissioners Julie and Mark Campbell, Australian officers who lead the New Zealand, Fiji, Tonga and Samoa Territory, and other senior Salvation Army personnel.
“We are grateful for the opportunity to meet the president of Fiji, His Excellency Ratu Wiliame Katonivere,” said General Buckingham.
“We are thankful for the privilege of meeting His Excellency the President of Fiji,” said Commissioner Julie Campbell. “The Salvation Army Fiji appreciates your support.”