Fairburn School

LEVEL 3 Food bank info

If you or your family or any families, you are aware of need access to Food during level 3 lockdown here is some information for you … 

MANGERE: The drive-through food bank is operating weekdays at Nga Whare Waatea Marae at 31 Calthorp Close, Mangere from 10am-2pm until further notice. Bring ID. Wait in car and kaimahi will awhi one whānau at a time. 


Who else is providing kai for vulnerable whānau in Tāmaki Makaurau? 

Here’s the most up to date list from Auckland Council. 

Auckland City Mission Foodbank – If you need a food parcel call 0800 223 663 between 8.30am -4.30pm and one of the foodservice team members will provide you with a collection time to pick up food from Boston Road, Grafton. You will need to provide your I.D. 

Salvation army food parcels – Contact the Mt Wellington Salvation Army Community Ministry 09 379 7615 – or their local Salvation Army Community Ministry (ring 0800 53 00 00 to find your local ministry). You will be given a time to collect your food parcel. 

Presbyterian Support Northern – Call 09 309 2054 to arrange a pick up at 8 Madeira Lane, Grafton. Strictly no walk-ins and collections are strictly between 11-12am Mon-Fri. 

St Vincent De Paul in Newton Branch – Call 09 815 6122 or email –[email protected] and they can deliver a food parcel.

Papakura Marae Foodbank – 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, then food will be delivered. Only deliveries to Papakura and Manurewa areas currently. 

Orakei Foodbank – Call 521 5712 and leave message on voicemail with details of how many in family etc. Parcels are only delivered on Tuesdays and Fridays to Orakei, Kohimarama and Mission Bay. 

St Marks Church in Pakuranga are still open but only focusing on those in Pakuranga . You can contact them directly via their contact page on their website or emailing [email protected] Hills Church on Hillsborough Road can be emailed at [email protected] Please provide details on your needs and they will do their best to provide a food parcel. Hills Church has also offered to go shopping for those that cannot leave home due to self-isolation if needed.

Rawiri Community House - food parcels available Monday - Friday 10am - 2.30pm. Walk-ins only - no appointments or referrals necessary. Location - 1 Rata Vine Drive, Wiri. 

South Auckland Christian Foodbank - contact Ian on 0508 242 643, 027 477 1092 or [email protected]

 Akaal Foundation - call or text to request 0212972602


 If you require support for learning or kai / wellbeing assistance in the community, please contact the school directly (021 247 0421)