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Collage of several photos of people at Kaibosh and partners, with boxes of rescued kai. Kaibosh logo at top of image.


Nov 23


Our Year in Review 2022-2023

The past year has been a year of consolidation for Kaibosh. For the second year running we were able to distribute over 2 million meals worth of good, rescued food to our communities in the Greater Wellington Region. After the trials of COVID-19, it has been great to be able to focus on business as usual getting good food to those who need it, with far fewer distractions and disruptions seen in previous years. Our team have been working hard to be innovative in finding new types of food donors and looking for new streams of funding to ensure we can continue to meet the needs of our community.

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Sep 23


It’s our birthday – join us to celebrate with community

Kaibosh turns 15 – Community Party & Open Days Aotearoa’s first food rescue charity started back in 2008! In that time we’ve rescued and re-distributed over 10 million meals worth of good kai for the community.  We’re planning a week of open days to mark our birthday between 14 and 20 October. Join us for a community party at one of our three sites in Pōneke on 14 October, Petone on the 18th and Paraparaumu on the 19th – full details below. Can you give $15 for 15? If you’re able to, please donate to help our important mahi at Kaibosh – making a difference for our communities and the environment.

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Six people stand near tables with boxes of fresh produce.


Jun 23


10 million meals saved since 2008

Media release, Wellington, 22 June 2023: Kaibosh save 10 million meals from waste since 2008  Kaibosh has reached an incredible milestone – 10 million meals worth of kai have been provided to the community since New Zealand’s first food rescue started back in 2008.    Kaibosh’s new chief executive, Susie Robertson, says “volunteers are at the heart of this mahi – without them, this milestone could never have been achieved – they are an essential ingredient in this food rescue organisation”.  

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