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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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     Today's News

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    Business:
    President of the New Zealand Rugby Players Association and chairman of Forsyth Barr David Kirk is trumpeting a plan they believe betters the Silver Lake investment in our national game 15:47

    Accident and Emergency:
    A person has died after a crash between a motorcycle and a van at Horsham Downs in Waikato 15:27

    Rugby:
    A trio of kiwis will be on the start line in the Czech Republic for this weekend's round two of the mountain bike world cup which doubles as the final olympic qualifying event 14:57

    Law and Order:
    A man has been sentenced to home detention, for selling almost a hundred illegally harvested crayfish on the black market 14:07

    Law and Order:
    NRL star Dylan Walker will be sentenced today after pleading guilty to assault 13:48

    Health & Safety:
    Nurses have voted "overwhelmingly" in favour of striking next month 13:37

    Living & Travel:
    A new pay deal is on the table for Wellington bus drivers to consider 13:27

    Soccer:
    Jurgen Klopp has enjoyed victory at Old Trafford for the first time as Liverpool football manager 11:57

    Law and Order:
    Police are appealing for people to report sharing of a concerning child exploitation video in the Auckland area 11:17


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