8 Dec 2022

Foodbank drive festive despite cost of living troubles

From Morning Report, 8:52 am on 8 December 2022

There was a festive vibe at the New Plymouth Community Foodbank's Christmas Drive this week with many volunteers in seasonal costume and holiday tunes blaring out over loudspeakers.

But that couldn't mask the impact of the rising cost of living, which has caused demand for food parcels in the city to triple in recent times.

Taranaki Whanganui reporter Robin Martin tagged along.