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Natural Health Products Bill Delays Harm Exports

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 4:44 pm | Natural Products NZ

The industry group that represents more than 80% of this country’s natural products companies has expressed surprise and disappointment in New Zealand First's claim that the Natural Health Products Bill is bad for exports, saying that the opposite ... More >>

Informed Debate Needed On Natural Health Products Bill

Thursday, 7 July 2016, 3:50 pm | Natural Products NZ

A leading herbalist has called for properly informed debate about the Natural Health Products Bill (until recently called the Natural Health and Supplementary Products Bill) saying that ongoing scaremongering and misinformation about the Bill could ... More >>

Industry Group Criticises Legal Threat Against Bill

Friday, 15 April 2016, 12:47 pm | Natural Products NZ

The industry umbrella group for New Zealand’s natural products manufacturers and marketers has criticised the recent threat of legal action against the Natural Health Products (NHP) Bill. The Bill proposes to regulate the manufacturing and selling ... More >>

Natural Product Industry 2015 Award Winners Announced

Friday, 20 March 2015, 12:09 pm | Natural Products NZ

Natural Products NZ (NPNZ) is a national industry organisation representing this country’s natural products, functional foods, complementary medicines, cosmeceuticals and nutraceuticals industries. More >>

Bill Will Help Ensure Accurate Fish Oil Claims

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 12:03 pm | Natural Products NZ

Health Product Bill’s Passage into Law Will Help to Ensure Accurate Active Ingredient Claims for Fish Oil More >>

Caution On Iron Supplements During Pregnancy

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 11:09 am | Natural Products NZ

A leading naturopath has cautioned pregnant women against taking iron supplements unless they know for sure that they are low in iron, a warning that is supported by the umbrella group for New Zealand’s dietary supplements and natural products ... More >>

Law Needed to Prevent Unethical ‘Miracle’ Cure Products

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 1:11 pm | Natural Products NZ

The passage of a Bill that is before Parliament would give regulators more tools to ban the sale of unethical products such as the ‘miracle’ Ebola cure that Genesis II Church of Health and Healing plans to promote in New Zealand this weekend. More >>

Natural Product Industry Award Winners Announced

Friday, 21 March 2014, 4:36 pm | Natural Products NZ

Cawthron Institute Innovation in Science & Technology Award: Comvita James & Wells Intellectual Property Excellence in Marketing Award: Winner: Clinicians Highly commended: Oxygen Skincare DHL Global Forwarding Exporter of the Year: SeaDragon ... More >>

German Research Finds Fish Oil May Benefit The Aging Brain

Friday, 21 February 2014, 3:28 pm | Natural Products NZ

German research has found that a higher intake of fish oil rich in long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-n3-FA) may benefit the ageing brain. This has significant implications for helping to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and maintaining general ... More >>

Omega-3 Helps Children to Sleep

Friday, 20 September 2013, 10:38 am | Natural Products NZ

Taking an omega-3 oil capsule could ease sleepless nights for children and their parents. A new study shows that consumption of Omega-3 food or supplements could help to improve sleep quality in children. More >>

Leaders In Natural Products Industry Recognised

Monday, 25 March 2013, 12:03 pm | Natural Products NZ

Leaders in the natural products industry were recognised at the New Zealand Natural Products Summit, held in Auckland. More >>

Natural Products Industry Welcomes Progress on Regulation

Wednesday, 31 October 2012, 3:33 pm | Natural Products NZ

The New Zealand natural products industry welcomes the support of all major parties on the Natural Health Products Bill which the Health Select Committee reported back to Parliament today. More >>

Omega 3 May Stave Off Memory Loss: Brain Week 12-18 March

Thursday, 8 March 2012, 12:41 pm | Natural Products NZ

Losing your memory? It’s a common complaint from people over 50 years old. But research shows, taking Omega 3 capsules could help stave off this inevitable symptom of an aging brain. More >>

Natural Products Industry Hits $1billion

Sunday, 22 January 2012, 12:24 pm | Natural Products NZ

The world’s love of New Zealand’s natural products has driven the industry to new heights. More >>

Natural Products Industry Welcomes Regulation

Friday, 17 June 2011, 5:11 pm | Natural Products NZ

The New Zealand natural products industry has welcomed the Government and Green Party’s announcement on the introduction of legislation for the regulation of natural products. Michelle Palmer, Executive Director of Natural Products New Zealand says that the ... More >>

Natural Products Industry Set To Recognise Its Leaders

Friday, 25 February 2011, 1:57 pm | Natural Products NZ

The Natural Products Industry has announced a call for entries to the New Zealand Natural Products Industry Awards. The awards are to be held at the 10th Annual Industry Summit in Nelson from 14th – 15th April which is attracting key international and ... More >>

Zinc May Reduce Cold Symptoms

Thursday, 24 February 2011, 11:52 am | Natural Products NZ

While the common cold is a long way from most New Zealanders’ minds, winter will soon be upon us and it’s time to stock up your arsenal against one of the most widespread illnesses in the world. More >>

Vitamin D Effective for Bone Density

Monday, 17 January 2011, 4:36 pm | Natural Products NZ

New Zealand women could benefit from taking Vitamin D and calcium to boost bone density and avoid frailty post menopause. Combined supplements of Vitamin D and calcium are effective for increasing the bone mineral density of post-menopausal women, even ... More >>

Study Linking Multivitamins To Cancer Alarmist

Monday, 19 April 2010, 12:45 pm | Natural Products NZ

Natural Products New Zealand (NPNZ), the industry body representing a significant proportion of New Zealand natural health product manufacturers, says consumers should not be alarmed over media reports of a study claiming a link between multivitamin ... More >>

Consultation on Natural Health Products welcomed

Monday, 22 March 2010, 9:07 am | Natural Products NZ

Natural Products New Zealand welcomes the Ministry of Health’s consultation paper on the development of a natural health products bill released today. More >>





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