June 12, 2020

Two Month Anniversary of Global Fight Against COVID-19 and Rising Hunger

On March 12 this year, the WHO declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. At that time there were 118,000 cases in 114 countries, and just over 4,000 reported deaths from the virus.

Today, two months sinc...

February 3, 2020


June 12, 2019

It's now official! We are now Foodbank Canterbury and soon you will start seeing our purple re-signed vans out on the road in your area!

Still doing the same great work; still the same awesome volunteers; still the same dedicated and often, overworked staff  ...   same...

February 1, 2019

Regardless of its relatively small size, ‘Cause Sponsorship’ is a growing interest in New Zealand. That’s because corporate social responsibility has become an indispensable tool for brands looking to set themselves apart from the competition.

Recent studies suggest tha...

December 12, 2018

With the 2018 holidays upon us, our thoughts automatically go to our family gatherings and the food we will provide.

But please spare a thought for those less fortunate - those who will not have much to eat this year, or maybe nothing to eat at all  ...  ...  and you ca...

December 4, 2018

Most of us are on autopilot when we prepare food. We peel potatoes and throw away the skins, cut the stalk off our broccoli and drain the liquid from our chickpeas without a second thought.

But what if we told you that not only are you unnecessarily throwing away edible...

November 13, 2018

A Dose of Kiwi Reality  ...  ...

Each year, 15% of the New Zealand population are hit by hard times and find themselves unable to get the food they need.

This is called food insecurity, and many reach out for food relief in these dire moments. No one’s story is the...

September 24, 2018

Well, here we are the week after the Westpac Champion Business Awards last Wednesday, still on Cloud 4 or maybe 5!!

We are humbly grateful for having been recognized for all the passion, dedication and hard work put in by the entire CHFR team to help those who are food...

September 7, 2018

We have been blown away  ...  ...  rescuing, sorting and redistributing 40.3 tonnes during the month of August - and that on top of our finalist nomination for the Westpac Champion Business Awards! Quite a month!!

A Sincere Thanks to all who helped make this p...

August 1, 2018

The month of July has been outstanding for City Harvest Food Rescue with a new record volume of food rescued, sorted and redistributed  ...  ...

31.6 tonnes which translates into 90,340 meals for those in need/at-risk individuals, whanau and kids of Canterbury!


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