Waitara Foodbank - Kai Potaka 

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Our purpose is to work with the people of Waitara and the surrounding districts in maintaining a community foodbank and providing an emergency food assistance service. We aim to promote positive attitudes of self-sufficiency for all recipients of our food parcels.

Contact Us:


5 West Quay


Email: kaipotaka@gmail.com

​Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FoodbankWaitara


​​Opening Hours:​


We are conducting walk-in requests (one person at a time) on the following days and times only:

Please bring photo ID


Monday: 10-11am

Wednesday: 10-11am

Friday: 10-11am 


Please note we do not operate on Public Holidays. We are available by email and facebook to receive direct agency referrals from Social Service Agencies, Church, iwi and Hapu Groups.


We also have an online Request form available 24/7. These will be serviced on the days we are open.


Online Form: https://forms.gle/XK2cXr5eijkp8qCS9




Donations can be made at the following:


Donation boxes can be found in the following locations:


Waitara New World by the checkouts

Four Square Urenui

North Taranaki Community House, 67 McLean Street, Waitara (Opposite Waitara BP).


Financial donations across the counter at Waitara New World or into our bank account using the details below.


Waitara Foodbank - Kai Potaka​



For new updates and for more information about the current situation please visit our Facebook page.


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