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Causes We Love in 2017: It’s Just Commonsense!

1 June 2017

Commonsense Organics is founded on values of organics, environment and community. We're proud that every year, at least 10% of our profit goes to supporting initiatives that share our values. We're the primary sponsor of Porirua School Gardens, and our Store Managers also support one-off and regular initiatives at their discretion...

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What's on this Winter Wellness Week: 12-18 June 2017

1 June 2017

We’re delighted to be celebrating Winter Wellness Week here at Commonsense Organics  (12-18 June 2017). We've got fantastic wellness specials, tastings and workshops, all designed to help you take control of your health this winter. Take a look at our specials online or in store, and scroll down to see what's happening.....

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Our Online Store Refresh – With All Your Favourites!

27 April 2017

Drumroll please… we’re delighted to announce we have completed a huge update of our Online Store! Our Merchandise Manager Teva has spent several weeks working his way through all our products, and we are very happy with the results. Take a look for yourself and find your favourite products! To celebrate, we’ve.....

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Celebrating our 25th birthday with Commonsense chocolate

29 September 2016

November 7th 2016 will be Commonsense Organics' 25th birthday. We’re going to be celebrating with colourful decorations in store, a big birthday bash, and a month of amazing specials and giveaways. But we also wanted to mark the occasion with something extraordinary...

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Fair Trade: It's Just Common Sense

18 May 2016

This year we celebrated Fair Trade Fortnight from the 6th to the 22nd of May. Fair Trade Fortnight is an annual celebration of all things fair trade and the difference that choosing to buy fair trade products makes for the farmers and workers in developing countries...

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The Kiwi Rainforest We're Sponsoring & How it's Helped Us Be Carbon Positive

19 February 2016

Every business produces carbon emissions, no matter how much effort they put into reducing their use of resources - and we are no different.  For us environmental and social sustainability are two of our key values as a business, and the opportunity to offset our carbon emissions is very important.....

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Supporting Porirua School Gardens

14 January 2016

Recently our managers visited a number of school gardens in Porirua that Commonsense Organics are proud to support.  The lovely Alicia Rich showed us fruit and vege plantings across Cannons Creek that she helps coordinate as part of the Porirua School Gardens Scheme, an organisation established to support and guide local initiatives...

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Auckland Store NOW OPEN

1 April 2015

As of 8am this morning our Mt Eden store is officially open!..

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Movie Making with Loren Taylor

28 February 2014

Did you know that Loren Taylor used to work at Commonsense Organics?  A few years before you enjoyed her performance in the sleeper hit Eagle vs Shark you could have come in and asked her where the maca powder was...

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Hemp Seed Food Products Illegal in New Zealand?

17 January 2014

Our Managing Director and co-founder Marion Wood addresses the current debate around hemp seed food products being sold in New Zealand...

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