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  •   Home > News > Living & Travel

    Rising desperation over basic needs in Canterbury

    Rising desperation over basic needs in Canterbury


    The not for profit Food Network has opened a Christchurch warehouse and distribution centre.

    Over the past year, its Auckland centre has redistributed more than 2 million kilos of food - and provided at least 5.7 million meals.

    Food Network chief Gavin Findlay says one Canterbury food hub is now supporting 60 families - up from about 27 before Covid-19.

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    Cricket:
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    Entertainment:
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    Entertainment:
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    Rugby League:
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    Entertainment:
    Ed Sheeran has agreed to sponsor Ipswich Town's football shirts next season 8:57

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    Business:
    Auckland's in the middle of a building boom with more than 17-thousand new homes completed across the city in the past two years 8:16

    Living & Travel:
    Excitement is building in Christchurch today for the domestic rugby event of the year 8:06


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