3,650,469 kg

of food distributed


meals provided

9,673,743 kg

of carbon emission reduction

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Jan 24


Kaibosh has a kitchen!

This project has been simmering over recent months. Inside our largest food rescue hub in Pito-one, we have created a new cooking zone! Kai cooked at Kaibosh will use ‘second-sort’ rescued produce which can’t be distributed to the community as is. It’s the boxes of slightly squishy tomatoes, damaged vegetables, or bruised fruit – often it’s seasonal surplus that just needs a little TLC to be edible. Instead of being sent off to compost or to feed animals, we can now turn this food into nutritious, safe and delicious kai to distribute to our partner charities. Feeding people first!

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Dec 23


Blue Zones and purple carrots inspire this Kaibosh volunteer

We’re sharing stories about some of the amazing people who contribute to our collective mahi – the Humans of Kaibosh. Volunteering inspired by Blue Zones and purple carrots – by Louise Hammersley Andy says he volunteers at Kaibosh to ‘keep out of trouble’. But, behind the smile and banter is a drive to give back and connect with community, inspired by people who live in ‘Blue Zones’… Read on to be inspired yourself.

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Dec 23


Volunteers needed January 2024

Can you volunteer for Kaibosh in Wellington City this Summer? We’re needing a few more people to help us as Food Sorting Volunteers in the first half of January, in Pōneke. Get your steps up while giving back to your community – no need for the gym! 😎 Between 3-14 January many of our regular volunteers will be away, so we need help with the daily Food Sorting shifts. If you’ll be sticking around in Wellington for part of summer, come and lend a hand at Kaibosh. We’re a friendly bunch and play good tunes while we food sort. Bring your playlist to share with us!

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