20 Aug 2020

Covid-19: Auckland foodbank numbers grow to 29

From Morning Report, 8:19 am on 20 August 2020

Thousands of Aucklanders are desperately turning to food banks as increasing job losses wipe out family incomes.

There are now 29 registered foodbanks serving the city. Prior to Covid-19 there was fewer than five.

One long-standing emergency food provider says too many food banks could be counter productive.

Matthew Theunissen reports.