TVNZ: Growing demand from families in need sees orders increase for fish scraps

Since the beginning of lock down the The Kai Ika Project has tripled its output of fish frames and heads to whanau in need thanks to the donations of fish offcuts from Moana and Sanfords. One News sent a crew to Papatūānuku Kōkiri Marae find out more.https://www.tvnz.co.nz/one-news/new-zealand/growing-demand-families-in-need-sees-orders-increase-fish-scraps

RNZ: Fishhead freecycle scheme gets leftover kaimoana to Porirua families

LegaSea has team up with Porirua locals to put unwanted fish heads and frames to good use by delivering them to hungry families in his community. Mongrel Mob life-member Dennis Makalio has teamed up with LegaSea, a not-for-profit organisation who collect donated fish off cuts – usually thrown away by commercial fishermen – and giftContinue reading “RNZ: Fishhead freecycle scheme gets leftover kaimoana to Porirua families”

Stuff: Marae on a mission – reconnecting the community to healthy food

The Papatuanuku Marae have once again attracted praise and support for their initiatives to help their community reconnect to healthy food. By collecting and distributing fresh fish heads and frames shared by the OBC (Outboard Boating Club), the Marae have been helping more than 60 families get nutritious food into their diet. Check out theContinue reading “Stuff: Marae on a mission – reconnecting the community to healthy food”

Maori TV: Marae feeds needy with free fish off-cuts

Papatuanuku Kokiri marae is taking its no waste initiative to new heights, confronting nutritional, environmental and community issues by collecting unwanted fish waste from an Auckland boating club. The marae together with the Outboard Boating Club (OBC) have a community focused vision that ensures not a single fish off-cut goes to waste. https://www.maoritelevision.com/news/regional/marae-feeds-needy-free-fish-cuts

Newshub: South Auckland marae makes fish ‘waste’ into food for the community

If you’ve been out fishing this summer, chances are you threw out the fish guts and frames when you came back in. But you might want to think twice about doing that from now on. A group with a south Auckland marae is using that so-called “waste” to feed families. The project has been soContinue reading “Newshub: South Auckland marae makes fish ‘waste’ into food for the community”