Posts Tagged ‘Food campaign’

Cans for Christmas on a roll Comments 0

Thursday, August 31st, 2017
cans for christmas

Cans for Christmas is a project that collects canned food through Catholic Schools and donates them to the St Vincent de Paul Society. Christ the King Primary School Owairaka assistant principal and Year 5 and 6 teacher Billy Hadnett came up with the idea for the initiative, which began in 2015. Hadnett established Cans for Read more

Kumara in Tonga, food for all Comments 0

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

“The kumara does not tell of how sweet it is” says an old Maori proverb. For Funaki Vehekite, 53, the sweet potato is all the sweeter because it allows him to support his family and keep his five children in school. At his farm in Tongatapu, Tonga’s largest island, he also produces food crops such as kape, Read more