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Foodbank Drive

Let’s come together and lend a helping hand to our community

When: Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 5:30 PM – 8 PM
Where: 73 Brownston Street, Wanaka 9305
Details: The Foodbank Drive is being held on the evening of Wednesday 19th December. This drive collects food for the Christmas Hampers and helps stock the Foodbank for the following year. Let’s come together and lend a helping hand to our community.
We’re always looking for volunteers. If you would like to help on the drive please email Nikki on or if you would like to help make up the Christmas Hampers please email
Food donations can be given during the Foodbank Drive. Alternatively, food can be dropped off to our office at 73 Brownston St or placed in the marked bin at New World Wanaka.
Donations of money are also appreciated so we can buy food when required throughout the year. Our foodbank account details are Alpine Community Development Trust - 03 1739 0059339 02 or donations can be collected during the drive or dropped into Community Networks office at 73 Brownston Street – thank you for your support.

Community Networks provides the following services free of charge:


The Community Foodbank:

  • This can be accessed by referral and self-referral at any time during pur operating hours

Arrange appointments with:

  • Wheels to Dunstan Bus (transfers to Dunstan & Dunedin Hospitals)
  • IRD (visit monthly)
  • Community Law (visit monthly)
  • Justices of the Peace (visit twice weekly)

Referrals to:

  • Social workers for all ages and issues
  • The Companionship Service for Older People
  • IT Training for Older People
  • Volunteering Central - for opportunities to volunteer in your local community
  • Budget Advice and Financial Capability Mentors
  • Subsidised GP vouchers
  • Total Mobility Scheme (subsidised local transport)

Information about:

  • Local counselling and mental health services, including subsidised counselling
  • Work and Income
  • Immigration
  • Legal Aid
  • Support groups
  • Health professionals

Also available:

  • A computer for public use to access government websites such as Work and Income (including printing)
  • Rooms for hire (including a meeting room)


For information about this community development project, click HERE

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Contact Details

Community Networks
73 Brownston Street,
Wanaka 9305

Phone: (03) 443 7799
Fax: (03) 443 7803


Hours: 9-4pm, Monday - Friday


NZ Charities number: CC20120