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Urgent action needed on obesity

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 11:26 am | Soil and Health - Organic NZ

The Soil & Health Association commends the New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA) for their policy briefing ‘Tackling Obesity’. Obesity is a major public health issue in New Zealand. More >>

Organic practices will improve water quality

Monday, 25 November 2013, 1:40 pm | Soil and Health - Organic NZ

A shift towards organic farming practices and diversification is needed to protect and enhance our waterways and our economy, says the Soil & Health Association. The recently released report by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Jan ... More >>

Think tank calls for GE-free farming

Tuesday, 3 September 2013, 12:36 pm | Soil and Health - Organic NZ

A Wellington think tank’s call for New Zealand to be a GE-free food and fibre producer has been welcomed by the Soil & Health Association. The latest McGuinness Institute report, ‘An Overview of Genetic Modification in New Zealand, 1973–2013’ was ... More >>

Proposed changes to Food Bill welcomed

Monday, 17 June 2013, 5:05 pm | Soil and Health - Organic NZ

"Proposed changes to the Food Bill to take into consideration public concern regarding genetic engineering and unnecessary regulation and compliance on community and fundraising groups is a welcome relief. It appears that the same is true for small-scale producers" ... More >>

Hamilton joins 30 other councils who don't fluoridate

Thursday, 6 June 2013, 3:20 pm | Soil and Health - Organic NZ

Hamilton Council’s announcement yesterday to become fluoride free has attracted praise from Soil & Health - Organic NZ. More >>


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