Fruit & Vege Co-Ops NZ - Frugal Organized Mama

NZ Fruit & Vege Co-ops 

Are you looking to find a fruit and vege co-op in your area? This post will be regularly updated, but go to the local area ones to see if they have added a pickup point that is nearer to you! These are a great way of getting cheaper, seasonal fresh fruit & veges and increasing variety! Look through all of the list as some areas are serviced by a couple of providers 🙂  

Fruit & Vege Coops NZ

North Island

FoodTogether - You can choose your products, and pickup from your local pickup points. Approximately $12-36
Auckland: Few North shore points, 1 in Pt Chevilier and 1 in Mt Wellington. 
Waikato: Hamilton, Ngaruawahia and  Cambridge
Manuwatu: Palmerston North - Awapuni (St Matthews) and Palmerston North Hospital, Fielding, Foxton, and Pahiatua. 
Wellington: Victoria University of Wellington - Pipitea, Kelburn or Te Aro campus'.
Taranaki: New Plymouth (5 points) and Inglewood. Home delivery available. 

Use up your VEGES - Get a 5 day challenge sent to your messenger inbox! 

Waikato and extended area: Direct from the market - $28-$35 crate (as far as I can see), delivered to you! Other choices of extras too.
Hamilton, Cambridge, Te Awamutu, Kihikihi, Matamata, Morrinsville, Tauwhare, Tokoroa, Putaruru, Tirau, Gordonton, Ngaruawahia, Huntly and Raglan. 

Wellington Co-ops: Through Regional Public Health - $12 for 6-8 varieties of fruit and veges
Eastern Suburbs, Miramar, Naenae, Taita, ​Pomare, Stokes Valley, Kapiti, Paraparaumu, Porirua, Cannons Creeks, Waitangirua, Titahi Bay, Tawa, Porirua, Upper Hutt, Victoria University, Wainuiomata and Waiwhetu. 

Whangarei Food Co-ops - Central. There is an online food sales provider which has great fruit and vege prices. 

Whangarei: Fresh Food Collective - From $7 for 3kg fruit to $23 for family of 4. 
​Onerahi, Tikipunga, Raumanga, Whau Valley, Central. 

Dargaville: Good Life Veg Box Delivery ($20-60 box options, but not as cheaply priced as others) 

South Island

​Dunedin: Various Locations through All Saints Fruit and Veges
$5 Joining fee and $3-12 packs

Christchurch FoodTogether: $13-15 -  Rangiora, Oxford, New Brighton, Bryndwr, St Albans, Riccarton .

Christchurch:  CSFVC  - $12-$15 Approximately
Opawa, St Albans , Riccarton, Bryndwr, New Brighton, Rolleston, Hoon Hay, Aranui, Sydenham, Hillmorten, Hornby, Leeston, Burnham, Halswell, Tai Tapu, Prebbleton, Addington, Cracroft, Cashmere, West Spreydon School and more. 

Others in Christchurch : Affordable Fruit and Vege Group $6 or $12 - 468 Te Whare Roimata, ACTIS, Bromley Community Centre, Delta Community Support Trust, Linwood Resource Centre, Lyttelton – The Garage Sale or Lyttelton Harbour Information Centre (Seasonal changes), Phillipstown Community Centre, Salvation Army Linwood, St Ambrose Church, St Chad’s Church, Woolston Community Centre. 

​Ideas of Other Places - Have not been verified yet

If you have more info on these food co-ops, please contact me. I've been given the information below regarding these. 

Ngatea has one. Not sure of the Street name but by the Z station... Donation is requested. 

Eltham Taranaki -  E-Kai, communal gardens, free veg, carrots, greens, kale, silverbeet. The  Facebook Page is san jo's $15 bags of veg,

Finally - I've created a 5 day challenge if you are keen to sign up to get challenge to use the fruit and veges you have! 
Head on over to join in!