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Christchurch man filling the bellies of those in need

George Berry

28 per cent of New Zealand children currently live in poverty, and Ben Aitkinson's social enterprise is doing all it can to change that.

A Christchurch man is filling the tummies of hungry local children.

Ben Aitkinson's Fill Their Lunchbox has now made 25,000 lunches, as he does his bit to try tackle the massive child hunger issue in New Zealand.

And as George Berry found out, his recent milestone is a testament to his character.