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The first COVID-19 pandemic lockdown in Aotearoa New Zealand resulted in disruptions to everyday life, including changes in grocery shopping, cooking and eating. This study aimed to capture changes in behaviours and perceptions of grocery shopping and food preparation during the lockdown, and the extent...

By Niki Bezzant What is hemp?Hemp is a strain of the Cannabis sativa plant. It’s been cultivated for thousands of years for its fibre, edible seeds, edible oil, lubricant, and for use as a fuel.The hemp plant is highly versatile. It’s been used for centuries to...

Auckland City Mission research has found that aspirations of people experiencing food insecurity align with the wider population's sociocultural ideas for wellness. The most common goal or dream is a longing for stable and fulfilling employment.Many people experiencing food insecurity simply aspire to have sufficient...