You may remember a story Native Affairs broadcast back in March about the amount of fish allegedly being wasted by a Countdown supermarket.
It's that kind of wastage that brings a tear to the eye of the man in our next story.
Hunter gatherer Karl Russell practices the Ngāi Tahu tradition of mahinga kai and he's on a mission to teach others the value of a traditional diet.
Ruwani Perera met the man on a crusade to save our kai.
To view the full episode that featured this story earlier this year, follow this link.