FISHING and OUTDOORS: Cover story: The Kai Ika Project

Anybody who loves to fish understands the importance of reeling them in responsibly, but are we doing enough off the water to make the most of every catch? In addition to generating social, economic, and cultural benefits, The Kai Ika Project has four main goals: to minimise people’s harmful impact on the marine environment, divertContinue reading “FISHING and OUTDOORS: Cover story: The Kai Ika Project”

VICE Munchies: How Fish Heads Are Improving New Zealand

In Auckland, NZ, The Kai Ika Project was created to utilize fish heads, frames and offal which were previously going to waste. Since September 2016, previously discarded fish parts have been collected from the Outboard Boating Club by Papatūānuku Kōkiri Marae whanau and redistributed to families and community groups in South Auckland who value theseContinue reading “VICE Munchies: How Fish Heads Are Improving New Zealand”

Chasing A Plate – Saving 140,000kg of fish from waste

Thomas and Sheena are the creators of the Youtube channel ‘Chasing A Plate‘ and are food and travel friends. Every so often they’ll share videos about Food Disruptors- people, organisations, community groups and projects who are working to tackle problems and effect positive change in the food space. For this video they follwed around TheContinue reading “Chasing A Plate – Saving 140,000kg of fish from waste”

Jacinda Ardern visits The Kai Ika Project

In April 2021 The Kai Ika Project had the privilege of hosting  Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at the Papatūānuku Kōkiri Marae, to share the kaupapa around recovering unwanted kai moana to feed appreciative communities. The visit started off with an official pōwhiri for Prime Minister Ardern which led to an opportunity for Ardern to speak: Continue reading “Jacinda Ardern visits The Kai Ika Project”