Welcome to Love Food Hate Waste NZ

We’re here to help you explore simple ways to save food, save money and save our planet.

Recipe Remix

To help reduce this food waste, we’ve remixed a few favourite Kiwi recipes, all of which use common base ingredients.

Do good for the
planet & your pocket

Every year Kiwis' waste $3.2 billion dollars worth of food. That's $1,510 per household, per year.

Not only is this a huge waste of money but it is an environmental disaster with 4% of our total greenhouse gasses coming from food waste in New Zealand. We teach Kiwis how to make the most of their food through resources, recipes, and tips.

Why food waste matters

If food waste was a country, it would be the third largest producer of carbon emissions behind China and the United States.

Why food waste matters

Kiwi households waste 130,000 tonnes worth of food every year – an estimated 60% of that food is edible.

Why food waste matters

Annually, NZ wastes enough good food to feed the entire population of Dunedin or Northland (approx. 150,000 people) for an entire year!


Recipes & Tips

Get Involved

Feeling motivated to do something about food waste?

Whether you're a business, brand, school, or an individual, your efforts make a difference. By working together, we can reach more people in their communities and encourage action in homes across the country. Let's start!