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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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Apr 17

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Eat well and do good with Make a Meal in May

On Monday 1 May, we’re launching Make a Meal in May, our annual fundraising appeal. The idea is simple – get together with friends, family or workmates to share food, and donate to Kaibosh what you would have spent on a meal out.

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Apr 17

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Filling tummies

The food Kaibosh rescues has a ripple effect in our community. It’s given out through more than 50 organisations around the Wellington region, where it ends up reaching thousands of people.

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Apr 17

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Hutt volunteers wanted

Now that we’re well-established in the Hutt Valley, Kaibosh is looking for more volunteers to help with food rescue and food sorting. We talked to our volunteers Louise and Noel Lee to find out why they joined the team.

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Apr 17

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Two million meals provided!

Big news – Kaibosh has now provided over two million meals worth of fresh, healthy food to people in need.

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