12 Oct 2021

KidsCan: many children still in food poverty during lockdown

From First Up, 5:51 am on 12 October 2021

With Auckland school children still unsure when they'll be able to return to class, for many it's not only their education that is suffering ... Children's charity KidsCan has seen a huge surge in demand for support during the lockdown, and yesterday's announcement that school won't resume on Monday means those who rely on schools for food support will be without for longer. Nathan Rarere spoke with the chief executive of KidsCan, Julie Chapman.