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Soil & Health National Councillors – for 2016/2017 term:

Soil & Health’s National Council members are voted in for a two-year term.

Marion Thomson and Moko Morris will be continuing on as National Councillors for Soil & Health Assn, fulfilling their second elected year of the two year elected cycle period.

Chris Morrison who was also elected on the National Council to serve another year will be standing down at this year’s AGM.  After ten years on the BioGro council and a three years on Soil & Health National Council, Chris will be fully focussing on his business commitments.

From the current Soil & Health National Council, Matt Morris will be re-standing.

The new candidates standing for election for Soil & Health National Council are:

From BioGro Society:     Mark Houghton-Brown and Gareth Ingram

New nominations:          Chris May, Graham Clarke and Mike Ryan

For more information on the AGM and the proposed Soil & Health/BioGro merger, please follow this link HERE.

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Organic NZ latest issue


Jan/Feb 2017

Welcome to our summer issue! Kick back and relax with the latest issue of Organic NZ. Savour the picnic recipes and be inspired by the slow travel and wwoofing adventures.

This issue is bursting with practical advice and tips for summer gardening, growing your own herb teas, and saying goodbye to stress!

·       Want a holiday project? Learn how to make your own natural insect repellents.

·       Or, have a go at building a DIY shed or emergency shelter.

·       We celebrate Harry and Mary Lowe of NZ BioGrains who’ve been in the organic grain business for over 30 years.

·       How can we grow the organic sector? There’s a discussion here about better marketing, the pricing and valuing of organics, support and advice for new producers, and regulation of the term ‘organic’.

PLUS: the ever-popular moon calendar, prizes, and more…

see full contents.

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