UPDATE ON THIS FROM DECEMBER 2013
Recently the business relocated from Auckland to Kawerau in the sunny Bay of Plenty and the operation of the business has continued as before, with continued contact of it's customers by means of written and verbal communication. And in the above photo Gordon Bruce is promoting better health within the Kawerau community by being part of an all day Kaitiakitanga Festival.
A brief history of Active Health Services
The following is a media release that was published in the best community newspaper in N.Z.
The Aucklander (Tamaki Edition) 28/05/08
Active Health Services began as a small business operating from the home of Gordon and Donna Bruce in July 1996. "We had an enthusiastic response to the small range of health products provided by our initial supplier" Gordon Bruce states, "however problems arose less than two years later when that company began experiencing financial difficulties, resulting in erratic supply of products." It was at that time their small homegrown business began its relationship with the internationally renowned Nature's Sunshine Products. "We have never been disappointed since then, either with the quality of the products or the need for support in running our business." says Gordon, who now describes himself as an Herb & Nutrition Consultant. With the assistance of one of its District Managers, Naturopath Jo Munro, he began increasing his knowledge of Naturopathic principles.
"Nature's Sunshine has always been committed to education by providing accurate information with a genuine desire to assist our customers improve their health and well being with the use of natural products " comments Patrick Fahy who has recently taken over ownership of Nature's Sunshine N.Z. "it is this type of approach which provides people with solid choices for their healthcare utilising the large range of products Nature's Sunshine manufactures" says Patrick an experienced Naturopath himself. "It is dedicated professionals like Gordon who have acquired a solid understanding of health and nutrition, and who are committed to following the principles of natural healthcare coupled with a genuine commitment to helping customers obtain & maintain health and vitality, that provides a pathway to meet the healthcare crises we as a nation are currently facing. " concluded Patrick.