Living the change

A new film shines the spotlight on our organic and sustainable heroes. Philippa Jamieson finds out more. Climate change… la la la la la. Environmental destruction – I know, it’s terrible! Social breakdown, economic collapse, help, what do we do? … Read More

Glyphosate has got to go!   

A global movement is demanding a ban of the herbicide glyphosate (best known as the main ingredient of Monsanto’s Roundup). One of Soil & Health’s campaigns is to ban or at the very least restrict the use of the controversial chemical. Jodie Bruning investigates the New Zealand situation, and the lack of scientific monitoring of pesticides in general.  Of … Read More

Fluid Thinking

Guest editorial by Brendan Hoare Thoughts are things. What we think is what we tend to say, and what we tend to say is often what we end up doing. Our thinking shapes and is shaped by our cultural intelligence, … Read More

The sci-fi world of targeted GE

posted in: GE, Magazine Articles

Dr Heli Matilainen explores the lightning-fast development of targeted genome engineering.   We have rapidly entered the era of ‘next generation’ genetic engineering (GE). The revolution in this field is largely due to the development and introduction of targeted genome … Read More

Good to Go!

posted in: Food, Safe Food

This beautiful poster appears in the Nov/Dec 2016 issue (Vo. 75, No. 6). It’s illustrated by Rosa-May Rutherford, with words by Christine Dann and was conceived by acting editor Rachel Rose. It’s free to download; if you like it, please … Read More

Raw cows’s milk for our baby grandson

posted in: Food, Magazine Articles

 Ethan aged eight months with two sources of nutrition: mum Carla, and Buttercup the cow. Photo: Janette Perrett Organic NZ Magazine: July/August 2016  Author:  Janette Perrett   In the early days of the Soil & Health Association, consuming raw cow’s milk … Read More

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