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Love Winter: 7 Ways to Embrace the Cold

January 17, 2018 at 4:40 PM

It's here.  The days are shorter, nights are crisp and mornings are hard - but we all know the real cold is yet to set in.

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Growing Great Kids

January 17, 2018 at 4:40 PM

WE LOVE TO GROW GREAT KIDS! Kids are awesome. So are the parents who make them. The most precious resource is our kids.

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New In-Store: Kokako's Limited Edition Purosa Estate Coffee

January 17, 2018 at 4:40 PM

We are delighted to announce that our Mt.

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Waitangi Public Holiday Deliveries and Store Hours

January 17, 2018 at 4:39 PM

This year Waitangi Day falls on a Saturday, so the public holiday is transferred to Monday 8th.

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Coconut Oil

January 17, 2018 at 4:39 PM

What is coconut oil? Coconut oil is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of matured coconuts harvested from the coconut palm.

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10 Ways to Use Leftover Christmas Food

January 17, 2018 at 4:39 PM

Christmas is a time of foodie celebration, but families often over-estimate quantities and Boxing Day can find us with fridges bulging.

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Interview with Rochelle Harrison of The Wellington Chocolate Factory

January 17, 2018 at 4:39 PM

Wellington's Own Artisan Chocolatier New Zealand's first bean-to-bar chocolatier using 100% organic and fair trade ingredients works right here in Wellington, and we were lucky enough to visit her.

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How Your Food Choices Affect Climate Change

January 17, 2018 at 4:39 PM

At Commonsense we believe that a positive response to climate change could improve our quality of life and address some of the more intransigent issues we face.

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A Guide to Safer House Cleaners

January 16, 2018 at 4:26 PM

"Environmentally Friendly" Cleaners You may have noticed a growing number of household cleaning products on the market which claim to be ‘environmentally friendly’.

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Pumpkin, Kumara, Carrot & Coconut Soup Recipe

January 11, 2018 at 4:38 PM

The Commonsense Kitchen makes soup for our Wellington region stores - a different variety every weekday!Our Pumpkin, Kumara, Carrot & Coconut recipe is a customer favourite.

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

December 21, 2017 at 4:43 PM

Commonsense 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.

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Christmas Gingerbread House Recipe!

December 12, 2017 at 12:00 AM

This recipe may seem quite technical, but trust us, it contains everything you need to get your foot on the Gingerbread property ladder.

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