Closure of Rotorua Whakaora free food store: operators exhausted and strapped for cash

Elmer Peiffer closes Whakaora’s food service. Photo/Andrew Warner

Hundreds of people who use a free food service each week will now have to go elsewhere after long-established food distributors Rotorua Whakaora were forced to stop handing out food parcels.

Elmer Peiffer, who