There are several different organisations providing Food Banks for impoverished individuals and families in New Zealand. These social service organisations are usually of a christian and/or charitable nature, providing food to the needy for FREE.

Please refer to the following organisations in the following centres for their street locations and opening hours:

Auckland City Mission
PO Box 5352
Wellesley St
Phone 09 358 4830

The Auckland City Mission’s “Community Food Programme” regularly supplies food to around 70 food banks and community groups throughout greater Auckland. For more information, check out their website:

Coalition of Wellington Regional Food Banks
C/- PO Box 6133
Marion Square
Phone 04 384 7699

Check out the Wellington Coalition’s list of local Food Banks which provide emergency food assistance:

Christchurch City Mission
275 Hereford Street, Central Christchurch.
Phone: 03 365 0635. Email:

Community Helping Agency Group 

C/-Anglican Methodist Care
PO Box 5219
Phone 03 477 0801

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