Do you need urgent food help?

We supply food to charities and community groups who pass it on to people in need. If you are in urgent need of food, please get in touch with the organisations below, or check these online directories.

Foodbank directory – Wellington Region

Pātaka kai directory

The below lists the regular hours/days you can access food assistance. Please phone ahead to check open days.



Compassion Soup Kitchen
Address: 132 Tory Street, Te Aro, Wellington
Phone: 04 385 9299,  Website

Downtown Community Ministry (DCM)

Address: 2 Lukes Lane, Te Aro, Wellington
Phone: 0800 119 689, Website

Food assistance:

The Free Store
Address: 211 Willis Street, Te Aro, Wellington

Wellington Salvation Army Hope Centre
Address: 13 Donald McLean Street, Newtown, Wellington
Phone: 04 389 0594

Wellington City Mission
Address: 19 Gordon Place, Newtown, Wellington
Phone: 04 245 0900, Website

Hutt Valley

Food assistance:

Upper Hutt Foodbank
Address: 64 Martin Street, Upper Hutt
Phone: 04 528 9057

Lower Hutt Foodbank
Address: 27B Dudley Street, Lower Hutt Central
Phone: 04 568 7392

Kokiri Marae Pātaka Kai
Address: 31 Wise Street, Wainuiomata
Phone: 0800 926 257

Kāpiti – Horowhenua

Food assistance:

Salvation Army
Address: 41 Bluegum Road, Paraparaumu Beach
Phone: 04 297 1436

Kāpiti Foodbank
Phone: 04 298 1907