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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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September/October 2016
On the cover in Sep/Oct is the incomparable Margaret Jones, 74 years a member of Soil & Health, a life-long activist and gardener, who passed away recently at age 95. Jeanette Fitzsimons talks about succession planning for organic farmers, and we profile a beautiful, diverse organic property in Banks Peninsula.
Learn about the gut-brain connection and ‘genius foods’ that are great fuel for your brain. Check out tasty spring recipes and great gardening ideas: top tips for spring, growing your own potatoes and edible gingers (yes, even in the South Island).
This packed issue also includes:
Protect yourself from the effects of endocrine disruptors
Factors to consider when choosing among hard flooring options
A profile of environmentalist Wayne Walker
The many uses of cloves
PLUS: the ever-popular moon calendar, recipes, prizes, and more… see full contents.

Media Releases

Comprehensive New Review of Monsanto’s Glyphosate Underscores Urgent Need for Global Action

Thursday, October 13, 2016

MEDIA RELASE from the Soil & Health Association of NZ


GE Free from the Bombays to Cape Reinga

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

GE Free Northland/ Soil & Health Association media release