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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    Rising desperation over basic needs in Canterbury

    Rising desperation over basic needs in Canterbury


    The not for profit Food Network has opened a Christchurch warehouse and distribution centre.

    Over the past year, its Auckland centre has redistributed more than 2 million kilos of food - and provided at least 5.7 million meals.

    Food Network chief Gavin Findlay says one Canterbury food hub is now supporting 60 families - up from about 27 before Covid-19.

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