​Nourishing our community. Minimising food waste.


No Waste, No Hunger.

Gizzy Kai Rescue is a Gisborne based not-for-profit food rescue organisation operating as the connection between food growers, producers, vendors and local community groups who redistribute the rescued food to those experiencing food scarcity in our region.


Our Purpose is to rescue and distribute food for Tairawhiti.

Volunteer With Us

Become a part of something greater for your community by saving food from the landfill and helping others in need.

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Donations & Support

With your support, GKR has rescued over 170 TONS of Kai from the landfill since October 2018

Our Values
Caring /Manaakitanga

At Gizzy Kai Rescue we care for each other and our community

Respect/Ngaakau whakaute

We show respect for people, the environment , and the kai we distribute.

Collaboration/Mahi tahi

Gizzy Kai Rescue works and shares with others for the betterment of the community.

Integrity/Ngaakau pono

Our Board, staff and volunteers operate with integrity across all facets of our organisation.