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Media coverage


My Wellington: Bush walks with her dog at dawn, redistributing rescued kai

The Post, 8 June 2024

Wellington food rescue charity Kaibosh opens new kitchen

The Post, 4 April 2024

Kaibosh interviewed on Coast Access FM

Coast Access Radio, 7 March 2024

Kaibosh interview with Climate Crisis Action Aotearoa – radio show

Wellington Access Radio, 25 February 2024

“Reconnected” – capturing the essence of social media bonds

Flint & Steel magazine, Summer 2024


First food rescue organisation celebrates 15 years

RNZ, October 2023

Kaibosh Food Rescue is 15!

Scoop, October 2023

Absolutely Positively Wellington Awards recognise the heroes of Pōneke

Wellington City Council news, September 2023

Letters to the Editor – Kudos to Wishbone

The Post, August 2023

Putting the Kaibosh on food poverty

Daily Encourager, May 2023

Give a Meal in May – Local News

Supermarket News, May 2023

Final days of appeal to help Kaibosh deliver 100,000 meals

Wellington Scoop, May 2023

All Taste No Waste, Suzette McArtney – Breakfast Interview

RadioActive 88.6fm, May 2023

Give a Meal in May, Matt Dagger – Breakfast Interview

RadioActive 88.6fm, May 2023


Upcycled bread and wonky carrots: Tackling NZ’s food waste problem

1News, September 2022

Bringing sustainable food to the Wellington On a Plate table

Stuff, July 2022

Food rescue raises funds to continue giving out 39,500 meals a month in Kāpiti-Horowhenua

Kāpiti News, April 2022

Kaibosh’s quest to save kai and fight food poverty

Wellington City Council, May 2022


Kaibosh Kāpiti-Horowhenua interviewed on Breakfast TV

Breakfast, TVNZ, May 2021

Kaibosh Kāpiti save 57 tonnes of food from waste in first year

Kāpiti News, May 2021

Help put the kai into Kaibosh this May

Wellington City Council, April 2021

Kaibosh – putting food on the table

Kāpiti Observer, February 2021


Bridging a gap between food donors and charities

Times Online, November 2020

Food chain links unbreakable through lockdown

Wellington City Council, May 2020

Mayor Andy Foster Covid-19 Update

Wellington City Council, May 2020

Helping our communities become more food secure

Stuff, May 2020

Wellington food charity’s annual fundraiser more important than ever

The Dominion Post, Stuff, May 2020

Kaibosh’s work during the COVID-19 lockdown

RadioActive, April 2020

Food for thought in the capital

Wellington City Council, April 2020

NZ Food Waste Champion 12.3

Breakfast TVNZ 1, March 2020

Kaibosh begins operations in Kāpiti

New Zealand Herald, February 2020


A day in the life of Kaibosh

The Good Registry, December 2019

People dressed as food hope to break Guinness World Record at Wellington’s Round the Bays

Dominion Post, October 2019

Stalks, pests and beer gone bad: Tricks of the trade from a no-waste dinner

The Spinoff, August 2019

My Sunday

Sunday Star-Times, July 2019

Food-rescue charity Kaibosh asks people to make a meal with friends

Dominion Post, May 2019

Supermarkets create tonnes of food waste every week. Here’s how they’re making sure it’s not wasted

The Spinoff, May 2019


Kaibosh reflects on 10 years of passing it on

Daily Encourager, November 2018

10 years of putting the Kaibosh on food poverty and waste

Cook Strait News, November 2018

Food rescue milestone as Kaibosh turns 10

The Wellington App, October 2018

Food charity Kaibosh grown from a simple need

Dominion Post, October 2018

Could a new way of giving see the end of street collections?

Seven Sharp, September 2018

Stepping Up to Make a Difference

Supermarket News, August 2018

One million kilos of food rescued

RadioLIVE, August 2018

Kaibosh Food Rescue

TVNZ Re, August 2018

Charity prevents 1000 tonnes of food going to waste

Cook Strait News, August 2018

As Kaibosh nears 10-year mark it clocks up ‘rescuing’ 1 million kilograms of food

Dominion Post, August 2018

Food to Thrive

One Percent Collective, June 2018

Smashable Feeds – Kaibosh

Radio Active FM, May 2018

New city home for Kaibosh, just in time for ‘Make a Meal’ fundraiser

Dominion Post, April 2018

Non-profit role feeds Ben’s desire to help

YUDU, April 2018

Non-traditional fundraising methods from One Percent Collective pulls in millennials

NZ Herald, April 2018


Kaibosh Food Rescue hosts annual Spring for Kaibosh fundaiser
Stuff, October 2017

Wellington’s Kaibosh fundraiser returns
Stuff, October 2017

Food rescue partnership kicks off
Stuff, July 2017

CuriousCity: Saving half a tonne of food all in a day’s work for Kaibosh
Stuff, June 2017

Kaibosh Make a Meal in May fundraiser offers ‘priceless’ meal
Stuff, May 2017

New food rescue funding from Countdown helps charity rebuild after Kaikoura quake
NZ Herald, March 2017


Kaibosh Food Rescue’s Earthquake-A-Peel lifts spirits as it searches for a new home
Stuff, December 2016

Earthquake forces Kaibosh into temporary dwellings
Stuff, November 2016

Wainuiomata Marae opens doors to earthquake evacuees
Hutt News, November 2016

Kaibosh Lower Hutt delivers its 100,000th meal equivalent
Stuff, September 2016

Countdown supermarket sets up new fund for food rescue operations
Stuff, August 2016

A growing army of New Zealanders is waging a war on waste
The Listener, July 2016

The New Zealanders: Martin Andrews, Kaibosh
The New Zealanders Photography Project, June 2016

Two Wellingtonians make dinner for 36 people fundraising for Kaibosh’s Make A Meal In May
The Dominion Post, May 2016

Kaibosh Lower Hutt rescues equivalent of 47,000 meals since October
Hutt News, May 2016

How to: Pull together a Make A Meal In May fundraising dinner for Kaibosh Food Rescue
The Residents Blog, May 2016

Couple spends 31 days painting Wellington moments and icons
The Dominion Post, April 2016

Peoples Legends: Kaibosh Food Rescue
Peoples Coffee Blog, February 2016


Waste not, want not
New Zealand Geographic, 2015

Kaibosh: the food rescuers
Rediscover Blog, November 2015

Kaibosh Food Rescue opens Lower Hutt branch
Hutt News, October 2015

Kaibosh programme feeds the hungry
Maori Television, October 2015

Kaibosh – Zero food poverty and Zero food waste
Sustainable Business Network Blog, 2015

Do-Gooder Profile: Matt Dagger, Kaibosh
Do Good Jobs Blog, September 2015

Chef Shepherd Elliott turns unloved ingredients transformed into a feast
Stuff, August 2015

Timebank movement founder Edgar Cahn to speak in Wellington
The Dominion Post, August 2015

Tales of the City: George Langlands, Kaibosh
Capital, August 2015

Wellington’s Kaibosh is rescuing kai and minimising waste
Sustainable Business Network Blog, July 2015

Wellington on a plate will serve up plenty of surprises
The Dominion Post, June 2015

Kaibosh eliminates food waste by feeding less fortunate
Newshub, May 2015

Make a meal of it for Kaibosh
The Dominion Post, May 2015

This week we’re obsessed with… Banana Philanthropants
Stuff, March 2015


The future of food
New Zealand Geographic, 2014

Faces of Kaibosh
One Percent Collective, September 2014

Kaibosh to the rescue
Visa Wellington On a Plate Blog, May 2014

Kaibosh to the rescue
Green Ideas, February 2014

Supermarkets cut down on food waste
Newshub, January 2014


Kaibosh on food waste
The Wellingtonian, September 2013

Rescue Remedy
North & South, May 2013

Putting the Kaibosh on food waste
The Southland Times, 15 April 2013

Food rescuers win top award
The Northern Advocate, 26 March 2013

The Kaibosh Project
Afternoons with Jim Mora, Radio New Zealand, 25 March 2013

Food rescue service wins national award
The Dominion Post, 25 March 2013

Kaibosh a Supreme Success for Collaborative Capital
Wellington City Council, News, 24 March 2013

Putting the Kaibosh on food waste
WasteMINZ Waste Awareness, March 2013


Kaibosh keeping Christmas fresh
The Dominion Post, 24 December 2012

Kaibosh wins Supreme Community Award
Wellington City Council, News, 11 September 2012

Food rescue scoops community award
The Dominion Post, 11 September 2012

Kaibosh to the food rescue
New Zealand Women’s Weekly, 20 August 2012

Putting the Kaibosh on hunger
Spectrum, Radio NZ National, July 2012

Miss a Meal and help food rescue service
Dominion Post, Capital Day 21 May 2012

Putting the Kaibosh on hunger
The Wellingtonian, 3 May 2012

Just Food
Salient, 30 April 2012

Interview with Robyn Langlands
Nine to Noon with Kathryn Ryan on Radio New Zealand, 3 February 2012


Food for thought
The Dominion Post – Your Weekend, 31 December 2011

Award for food rescue
Cook Strait News, 23 November 2011

Food rescuers
Independent Herald, 23 November 2011


Surplus food ‘a treat’ for the needy
The Dominion Post, 7 September 2010