Aotearoa, land of the long wide bare cupboard: Food insecurity in New Zealand
Aotearoa, the land of the long wide bare cupboard/Food insecurity in New Zealand is available now for download. Further papers will be released in December and early 2020.
- Part 1: Fat, famished or starved in a land of plenty?, by Professor Elaine Rush.
This paper explains what food poverty is, how many children are affected, and discusses some of the negative consequences. Elaine puts forth some potential solutions within the framework of a proposed national strategy to address access and supply.
- Part 2: Living with hunger: How families manage when things are tight, by Dr Rebekah Graham.
This paper details some of the realities and responses to hunger faced by everyday New Zealanders doing their best to get by on insufficient incomes.
- Part 3: Children’s experience of food insecurity in New Zealand, by Dr Sarah Gerritsen.
This paper uses research conducted by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner to describe what it is like for children in New Zealand who grow up in food-insecure households.