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Child Labour Free – and on the journey to certification

We’re proud to be child labour free and are now taking the first steps on the journey to becoming accredited under a new global scheme launched in New Zealand.

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June 24th, 2015
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Zoe Salmen’s delicious banana buckwheat pudding

This rich banana pudding – gluten and refined sugar free – is best served fresh from the oven with a generous dollop of whipped cream.

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June 29th, 2015
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ecostore adds to winning record with second Green Ribbon Award

Our CEO and co-founder Malcolm Rands has collected ecostore’s second Green Ribbon Award, an annual prize given by New Zealand’s Environment Ministry.

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June 5th, 2015
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Eco-friendly tips for Winter energy saving

Winter’s a time we often find our power bill soaring but there are lots of ways to keep your energy consumption down during these chilly months.

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June 8th, 2015
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Rethinking stress for a full, enriched life

If you’re experiencing signs of stress before the day has even properly started, yogi and wellness practitioner Nikki Ralston says it could be time to rethink your response.

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June 1st, 2015
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Washing woolens: laundry tips for Winter

During colder months we tend to pull our woolen garments out of the wardrobe, so it’s a useful time to have information close at hand about washing these items.

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June 17th, 2015
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How to beat burnout – Dr Kathleen Wills’ new book

Amid increasingly busy, stressful lives – with an expectation we’ll always be connected and available – ecostore ambassador Dr Kathleen Wills’ new book seems a timely guide for many kiwis.

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May 18th, 2015
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Win Love & Food At Gran’s Table and try delicious recipes (competition now closed)

Natalie Oldfield’s book Love and Food at Gran’s Table brings together recipes from grandmothers all around the world – including one for a yummy tabbouleh and one for some wholemeal rolls.

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May 14th, 2015
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Perspectives on depression and pathways to mental wellness

Live More Awesome’s Dan Drupsteen and integrative medicine practitioner Dr Kathleen Wills share about the huge global and local health issue of depression.

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May 11th, 2015
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How to buy Fairtrade and shop with a purpose

We’re big fans of the idea of products and businesses with a purpose that’s bigger than themselves, which is why we like to get behind Fairtrade.

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May 6th, 2015
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