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Governor General of New Zealand at Fair Food

- Jun 23, 2023
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Her Excellency, The Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand has chosen Fair Food for Vice-regal patronage following a visit to volunteer with their community. Fair Food were honoured to host Their Excellencies Governor-General of New Zealand Dame Cindy Kiro and Dr Richard Davies in our Conscious Kitchen to share kai with our recipient charities. Dame Cindy and Dr Davies joined us in the morning to bake the Queen’s Banana Bread (with banana peels and all) and a batch of carrot ginger soup that got rave reviews from our recipient groups.

As well as cooking in the kitchen, Their Excellencies loaded kai boxes into the cars of charities coming for their weekly pickup. They were gifted fruit preserves made in a workshop at the Ōtahuhu Library with Senior Librarian and Fair Food volunteer Hannah Edwards.

We were humbled to be chosen as an organisation Their Excellencies wanted to visit and to recognise with Vice-regal patronage. Thank you for the beautiful morning tea with our volunteers.

If you want to join us like Dame Cindy and Dr Davies did, come volunteer in the Conscious Kitchen. Sign up on Sign Up Genius to upcycle kai to feed people not landfill.

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