14 Jun 2021

Food charity introduces lottery system to manage demand

From Morning Report, 8:50 am on 14 June 2021

A New Plymouth charity that redistributes surplus food to those in need has people queuing for hours at its two pop-up centres.

On The House says the demand is so great it has been forced to bring in a lottery system to cut waiting times and reduce simmering tensions in the queue.

Taranaki Whanganui reporter Robin Martin has more