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Jan 24

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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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Nov 23

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Hutt volunteers do it for community & the planet

Meet the Humans of Kaibosh – stories about the amazing people who contribute to our collective mahi! Hutt Tuesday Food Sort Team – “Is this broccoli dead or alive?” – by Louise Hammersley. Every Tuesday, a team of five Lower Hutt residents gather at Kaibosh’s Hutt Valley depot in Petone, rolling up their sleeves to sort up to 1 tonne of surplus food which has been rescued that morning. “Sometimes you see very strange combinations of things and it’s like a MasterChef mystery box!” This efficient team have become great friends and include two of our original Hutt volunteers, our OG Kaibosh Hutt Valley crew.

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Nov 23

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Learn about Kaibosh – in 1 minute!

All about Kaibosh Got a minute? Watch our video to learn about Kaibosh and food rescue!

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Oct 23

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Humans of Kaibosh – Pete & Steve

Meet the Humans of Kaibosh – stories from the amazing people who contribute to our collective mahi! Tuesday’s A Team – six years of friendship and good mahi – by Louise Hammersley. Steve and Pete are Kaibosh’s longest serving Food Rescue Driver and Volunteer Support team. They both joined Kaibosh in 2017 just over a month apart, working together now for six years and counting, going all over Wellington City for the food rescue run. Come along for the ride and check out their story and video!

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