Why ban glyphosate?

Organic NZ Magazine: Sept/Oct 2015 Section: Science Watch Author: Physicians and Scientists for Global Responsibility Part two in a series by Physicians and Scientists for Global Responsibility   Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup, and other proprietary … Read More

Court battle to keep Northland GE-free

posted in: GE, Magazine Articles

Organic NZ Magazine: May/June 2015 Section: News Author: Philippa Jamieson An Environment Court hearing about genetic engineering is scheduled for 24 April in Whangarei. The Soil & Health Association is once again protecting the right of regional councils (this time in Northland) to … Read More

Organic and natural skincare

posted in: Magazine Articles, Organics

Organic NZ Magazine: Jan/Feb 2015 Section: Features Author: Kyra Xavia   Many of us are mindful about what goes into our body and, as an extension of this, are also careful with what we put on our skin. This increase in … Read More

Rainwater Harvesting

posted in: Magazine Articles, Water

Organic NZ Magazine: November/December 2014 Section: Features Author: Rachel Rose Part 1 Water is a precious resource, the stuff of life itself. Around the world, water aquifers are drying up, groundwater is being contaminated and irrigation schemes are stressing the … Read More

Is your soil toxic?

posted in: Farming, GE, Magazine Articles

Organic NZ Magazine: September/October 2014 Section: Gardening Author: Tremane Barr Tremane Barr in his vege garden after the February 2011 earthquake. His copy of Organic NZ arrived in the mail a few hours before the quake. (Photo: Tremane Barr)   … Read More

What’s in your milk? A consumer guide

posted in: Food, Magazine Articles

Organic NZ Magazine: July/August 2014 Section: Health and food Author: Kyra Xavia Organic raw milk served in glass. Photo: Kyra Xavia, kyraxavia.com   Milk has been an important source of nutrition for generations of New Zealanders. There is a huge … Read More

Leave only organic footprints

  Organic NZ Magazine: May/June 2014 Section: Editorial Author: Philippa Jamieson Autumn is definitely in the air and the nights are getting longer. We are approaching the Māori New Year, Matariki – or Puanga/Puaka for several iwi – read more … Read More

Amber light for dung beetles?

posted in: Farming, Magazine Articles

Organic NZ Magazine: May/June 2014 Section: Farming and horticulture Author: Dr Nick Waipara Dr Nick Waipara explores the biosecurity issues of introducing exotic dung beetles onto organic farms in New Zealand.   Recent months have seen the first of a … Read More

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