If you need help with food for yourself or your family at this difficult time, these organisations are giving out FREE food parcels to those in need.


Updated 13/04


Auckland Council

Aucklanders unable to afford groceries with no access to other support networks can call 0800 22 22 96 between 7 am and 7 pm, seven days a week. Callers must meet government criteria for assistance.

Salvation Army

0800 53 00 00

Text your name and postcode to 4114 and a representative will contact you within 48 hours.

Presbyterian Support Northern

09 309 2054

Collections between 11 am – 12 pm is reading food, Monday to Friday from 8 Madeira Lane, Grafton. No walk-ins.

Food Bank Parcels

Food Bank Parcels

Foodbank NZ

022 045 8184



Auckland City Mission

0800 223 663

Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 3.00pm

The Fono (Pasifika only)

COVID-19 Pacific Family Package

021956633 / 0800 366 648




VisionWest / 0800 887 667


Hope Centre Foodbank / 02108048436


4109 Great North Rd, Kelston

Pick up on Wed to Fri, 10am-3pm

Te Atatu Foodbank

448 Old Te Atatu Road, Te Atatu Peninsula.

Foodbank is open 12pm – 1.30pm on Thursdays only, no walk ins.

Clients need to book a parcel pickup online via our Facebook page or via the link: https://calendly.com/teatatufoodbank/30min

Service is only available to residents of Te Atatu Peninsula and proof of address must be provided upon first visit.

Care Waitākere (Te Atatū only)


(09) 834 6480 or 0211133355

Village Community Trust




Orakei Foodbank

Call 521 5712 and leave message on voicemail with details of how many in family etc.

Hills Church


Hillsborough Rd

St Vincent De Paul

Call 09 815 6122 or email Auckland@stvinnies.co.nz.



St Marks Church / 09 576 5296


Papakura Marae

Open Mon–Fri 10am–2.30pm, 09 297 2036. Please phone to request a food parcel, someone will ring you back to do a phone interview.

Only deliveries to Papakura and Manurewa areas currently.

United We Stand, Waka Of Caring Drop in Centre

2 Mcannelly Street, Manurewa

Otara Health Charitable Trust – CRT (COVID Response Team)

Open Mon–Fri, 10am–2pm. Otara families unable to afford groceries with no access to other support networks and have no transport to get food supplies. Message Otara Health Facebook page or email Tua@otarahealth.org.nz, Julia@otarahealth.org.nz or Mark@otarahealth.org.nz or call ph 09 274 8355

Accelerating Auckland

Food Care Packages

40 Lovegrove Ave Otara

Judy Speight

Rawiri Community House

09 263 8202


Also providing housing support

The Pride Project Aotearoa HQ (Manurewa only)


Are you a single parent, elderly, have underlying health conditions or experience financial hardship? If yes, complete the form


Age Concern (Elderly only)

Food parcels and assistance with shopping. Counties Manukau – 09 279 4331

Ngā Whare Waatea Marae, Favona

Open Mon–Fri, 10am–2pm. Head to the Marae at 31 Calthorp Close, Māngere with ID. Wait in car and staff will get to each person one at a time, asking relevant questions as needed.

Māngere Budgeting and Family Support Services

Open Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm, call 0508 22 22 83

Māngere Connect

Assisting elderly, disabled, those living alone or solo parents who do not have support available during isolation with food/medicine collection and deliveries, laundry support or daily friendly phone calls (we have volunteers who can converse in Te reo, Cook Island, Samoan, Tongan or Niuean if you need). Complete Help Request link https://forms.gle/kimNpMTQsPRvpegW8

or email ns4mangere@gmail.com

South Auckland Christian Foodbank, Papatoetoe

(they usually support the Ōtāhuhu foodbank when it is operating; seem to be busy as they have a COVID-19 urgent fundraiser going)

Contact Ian 0508 CHANGE LIVES / (0508 242 643) / 027 477 1092 / ian@sacbf.org.nz

Takanini Sikh Gurudwara

Collections only. Mon–Fri, 4pm–6pm. Drive in entry gate and open your boot. Do not leave your car. Drive out through exit gate once boot has been loaded.