NZ produces enough food to feed 40 million people, yet there are Kiwis without enough on their plate – and the extended lockdown isn’t helping, Newsroom reports. The New Zealand Food Network (NZFN) saw a 159.7% increase on demand over winter of this year, and a 504% increase on this time last year. “The closure of businesses has resulted in thousands of New Zealanders facing reduced working hours or income – some have had no choice but to turn to external food support for the first time,” said NZFN CEO Gavin Findlay.