Climate Action is Commonsense

May 19, 2021 at 3:17 PM

The global pandemic has shown us that it is certainly possible to take collective action for the common good.

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Organic - the best the earth can get!

April 17, 2021 at 3:59 PM

As a values-based business it is important to us to ensure that every claim we make is genuine.

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March 4, 2021 at 2:51 PM

In celebration of this year’s Sea Week (6th-14th March 2021), we decided to celebrate our favourite oceanic vegetable – seaweed.

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Simple Steps to plastic freedom

July 12, 2020 at 11:24 AM

It’s hard to deny that society’s addiction to plastic is causing a whole heap of serious environmental harm.

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Celebration Platters

December 2, 2019 at 1:24 PM

You don't have to be a whizz in the kitchen to impress this Christmas! Make the most of the glorious organic summer produce arriving in store daily to whip up delicious,…

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Amy McLennan's Make-up Tips for a Fresh look this Summer

December 1, 2019 at 3:49 PM

As the air temperature warms and the pohutukawa show signs of bloom, your skin may also be sighing a breath of relief.

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September 2, 2019 at 2:58 PM

All Commonsense stores will be closing their doors between 11am-2pm on 27th September to allow staff to attend the Global Climate Strike, a movement led by students demanding urgent action…

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Fair Trade – A Commonsense Cornerstone

July 31, 2019 at 9:44 AM

Fair Trade is one of our cornerstone values at Commonsense and we are proud to carry the widest selection of Fair Trade food in the country.

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The Plastic Problem: Our Commonsense Packaging Journey

June 1, 2019 at 5:16 PM

Updated 17th September 2020 Our ultimate aim at Commonsense is to keep all our packaging out of the landfill and to ensure it is part of a circular economy by being…

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our wahine toa: marion wood

March 4, 2019 at 4:39 PM

This International Women’s Day we celebrate our founder Marion Wood who, despite being well past the official retirement age, seems to have boundless energy for campaigning on issues that promote…

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Keeping our Kids Clean without chemicals

January 7, 2019 at 4:44 PM

The good news is that children’s bodies are really good at taking care of themselves – just add water!  Soap can dry out young skin and should be limited to…

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Feeding Special Dietary Needs This Christmas

December 3, 2018 at 11:01 AM

In this fast-paced, ever changing, trend setting, conscious-consuming time, it can be hard to keep up with dietary requirements and appropriate gifts for our nearest and dearest.

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