Waste Not, Want Not: Food Insecurity in Wairarapa

Despite the perceived abundance of food in New Zealand (Fitzgerald, Norton and Stephenson, 2016; Stevenson, 2013), various regions are currently experiencing surprising levels of food insecurity (Bowers et al., 2009). This research report defines what food insecurity is and establishes if access to food is an issue in the Wairarapa region.

Research commissioned by Connecting Communities Wairarapa and funded by the Lottery Grants Board Te Puna Tahua.