Demand for food parcels continues to rise

  • 24/03/2016
Darryl Evans (Paul Henry)
Darryl Evans (Paul Henry)

Demand for food parcels has skyrocketed in Auckland, with the City Mission handing out a record number to cash-strapped families.

Over the past eight months it has given out as many food parcels as it did in the 12 months beforehand.

So what is causing the huge increase in demand?

Mangere Budgeting Services chief executive Darryl Evans joined Paul Henry to talk about the issue.