Organic NZ

Health is OUR WEALTH

The arrival of the pandemic Covid-19 disease on the shores of Aotearoa has sharply refocused people’s and government’s attention to the importance of health and access to healthcare. The far-reaching consequences of this novel viral disease are yet to fully manifest, but we do know that our motivations and priorities, as consumers and citizens of this country, will have shifted. Countries that can adapt to meet these new priorities are likely to revive more strongly.

We are fortunate to live in a country that provides excellent emergency medicine. However, Covid-19 has dealt us a stark reminder that pharmaceutical drugs do not always provide all the answers, and has prompted many people to rethink their healthcare options.


Ahead of and during lockdown the sale of more healthful foods and immune strengthening remedies rose dramatically. Health statistics confirm that people who were in good health when exposed to this novel virus had an excellent chance of fighting it off relatively unharmed.

While there are no known pharmaceutical

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