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Hon. Louise Upston Officially Opens New NZ Food Network Premises To Combat Food Insecurity

Wednesday, 5 June 2024, 11:55 am | New Zealand Food Network

This visit underscored her support for NZFN’s mission to address food insecurity, a growing issue highlighted by their latest Food Security Snapshot survey. The survey revealed a staggering 42% increase in demand for food support in 2023 compared to ... More >>

NZFN Successfully Fills Eden Park With 100,000 Meals To Feed Kiwis In Need

Tuesday, 21 May 2024, 9:58 am | New Zealand Food Network

Kellanova, Zespri and Woolworths donate 87,000 meals to NZFN More >>

Demand for food support increased by 42% between 2022 and 2023, NZFN survey finds

Monday, 29 April 2024, 6:28 pm | New Zealand Food Network

NZFN doubles the amount of food being distributed to Kiwi communities year on year More >>

Sports And Comedy Legends Volunteer With NZFN To Celebrate 25 Million Kilograms Of Food Distributed To Kiwis In Need

Friday, 8 March 2024, 4:02 pm | New Zealand Food Network

Not-for-profit, New Zealand Food Network (NZFN) has distributed over 25 million kilograms of rescued and donated food to Kiwis in need in just 3.5 years. To celebrate this momentous milestone, the team at NZFN were joined by Rugby World Champion legend, ... More >>

The Caker’s Jordan Rondel Teams Up With NZ Food Network To Improve Food Security In Aotearoa This World Hunger Day

Friday, 26 May 2023, 11:20 am | New Zealand Food Network

This World Hunger Day (28th May), Celebrity cake maker and businesswoman, Jordan Rondel, is teaming up with the New Zealand Food Network (NZFN) to raise awareness for the charity and help Kiwi families in need. Jordan is best known as the founder ... More >>

Rising Cost Of Living Is Top Reason Kiwis Are Seeking Food

Monday, 8 May 2023, 11:30 am | New Zealand Food Network

The New Zealand Food Network (NZFN) recently surveyed its food hubs (food rescue organisations, iwi, foodbanks and charities) about the state of their communities and the findings revealed - Since Covid hit, there has been a 165% increase in the ... More >>

NZFN Survey Finds, Food Banks Are Feeding 165% More People Than Before The Pandemic Began

Thursday, 4 May 2023, 1:40 pm | New Zealand Food Network

A bi-annual survey1 of food support agencies across the country found the demand for food has drastically increased since the start of the pandemic, with the rising cost of living stated as the top driver. The New Zealand Food Network (NZFN), Aotearoa’s ... More >>

Hawkes Bay, Tairawhiti And Ngāti Porou | NZFN Cyclone Relief Sees Businesses Uniting To Feed More Victims

Monday, 27 February 2023, 10:44 am | New Zealand Food Network

With additional funding from MSD and through a nationwide network of partner businesses and charities not only has NZFN been able to get more kai into these shaken communities, but is able to store and transport food more effectively so they are not overrun ... More >>

Covid’s Impact On Food Security Still Being Felt By Many Kiwis, Survey Finds

Wednesday, 9 November 2022, 12:20 pm | New Zealand Food Network

A new survey of 43 food charities from around the country has revealed that the demand for food support continues to skyrocket, as a result of the long-lasting impacts of Covid-19 and the ever increasing cost of living. The New Zealand Food Network ... More >>

New Zealand Food Network Receives Government Funding To Reduce Business Food Waste

Tuesday, 28 June 2022, 10:48 am | New Zealand Food Network

Aotearoa’s food rescue coordinator, the New Zealand Food Network (NZFN) has been awarded $440,000 in Government funding to install more chillers and freezers in its storage facilities, increasing the capacity to handle surplus and donated food. The ... More >>

New Zealand Food Network Launches Volunteer Programme At New Selwyn Premises

Wednesday, 22 June 2022, 5:20 pm | New Zealand Food Network

The New Zealand Food Network (NZFN) celebrated National Volunteer Week 2022 with the launch of its new Selwyn Operation. Earlier this week, the NZFN and Volunteering Canterbury hosted the first volunteer group at the new warehouse facility, which ... More >>

Lockdown Drives Spike In Demand For Food Hubs - New Zealand Food Network Data Reveals

Monday, 29 November 2021, 10:17 am | New Zealand Food Network

Following the outbreak of COVID-19 Delta variant in August 2021, demand for food support has reached an all-time high. Aotearoa’s food rescue facilitator, the New Zealand Food Network (NZFN) has today released figures from the last three months ... More >>

Covid-19 Leaves Kiwi Families More Vulnerable Than Ever When It Comes To Food Insecurity

Thursday, 14 October 2021, 3:16 pm | New Zealand Food Network

With the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown impacting whānau across Aotearoa, more and more families are relying on food parcels to put a meal on the table. According to the New Zealand Food Network (NZFN), the issue is not only limited to areas struggling ... More >>

Food Network calls for food surplus to be donated

Friday, 20 August 2021, 3:23 pm | New Zealand Food Network

Following today’s extension of Alert Level 4 restrictions, many food, hospitality and event businesses will be facing further disruptions to their operations – potentially leaving them with significant food surplus now set to go to waste. At the same time, ... More >>

Launch Of New Zealand Food Network Set To Bolster Support For Thousands Of Kiwis

Tuesday, 28 July 2020, 9:11 am | New Zealand Food Network

With many New Zealanders facing increased financial hardship as a result of COVID-19, national levels of food insecurity have risen sharply in recent months – and are set to rise further when the wage subsidy scheme concludes in September. Now, a new ... More >>




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