Tearful nights for mum struggling to feed her kids during lockdown

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
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A mum used to living off one meal a day says a parcel of food delivered halfway during coronavirus lockdown will make an "incredible" difference to her family. 

The 34-year-old, from Manawatū, has five children aged 4 to 13, and feeding them all out of the solo parent benefit was always a struggle. After years of domestic violence, she said she was getting her life back on track and had plans to start her own business, but Alert Level 4 put those plans on hold. 

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