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SPINNING TOP

SpinningTop is The Body Shop® NZ’s charity of choice . SpinningTop exists to give balance to vulnerable children whose lives have been thrown off balance through war, oppression, natural disaster and circumstances beyond their control.

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COMMUNITY TRADE RECYCLED PLASTICS

FIGHT FOR PEOPLE & THE PLANET

At The Body Shop, we’re committed to tackling the plastic crisis differently. Discover how we’re fighting for people and the planet with Community Trade recycled plastic from Bengaluru, India.

Our trade will help empower the waste pickers we support with access to more sanitary working conditions, a fair price and the respect and recognition they deserve.

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MILLION METRES

Million Metres is New Zealand's online crowdfunding platform for stream planting projects. Using this online tool, the team at Million Metres connects everyday New Zealanders wanting clean rivers and lakes with the projects seeking funds to do the work that will clean up our rivers and lakes.

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FOREVER AGAINST ANIMAL TESTING

Our Forever Against Animal Testing campaign with Cruelty Free International aims to end animal testing in cosmetics worldwide. It’s been the biggest global campaign against animal testing ever.

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NEONATAL TRUST

The Neonatal Trust works to reduce stress of, and provide support to, families going through a neonatal journey (those who have had a sick or premature baby). Their mission is to ‘make a difficult start to life that little bit easier’.

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MOTUTAPU RESTORATION TRUST

We are proud to be supporting the largest community-led conservation project on a pest free island in New Zealand during August and September.

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WORLD AIDS DAY

By wearing a ribbon this World AIDS Day, you’re standing up to stigma and discrimination too. It's ignorance and stigmatising attitudes that adds to isolation, fear and misinformation about HIV.

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LOOK GOOD FEEL BETTER

This July, The Body Shop is proud to support Look Good Feel Better during their Feel Better Month, a time where we reach out communities and ask for help.

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The Neonatal Trust works to reduce stress of, and provide support to, families going through a neonatal journey (those who have had a sick or premature baby). Their mission is to ‘make a difficult start to life that little bit easier’.
Challenge yourself to walk 100km or 50km together with your team of four on March 25-26, 2017, in Whakatane. This is one adventure you don’t want to miss!
This Easter SAFE is inviting The Body Shop customers in store to spare a thought, and a word, for caged hens by sending a “Wish I wasn’t here” holiday postcard message to Countdown, who refuse to stop selling eggs from caged hens!
By wearing a ribbon this World AIDS Day, you’re standing up to stigma and discrimination too. It's ignorance and stigmatising attitudes that adds to isolation, fear and misinformation about HIV.
Misery Guts, The Body Shop NZ and the Himalayan Trust are proud to present the Nepal Club Flag – ‘AIN’T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH’. Raising funds for families and communities affected by the devastating Nepal earthquakes.
Please sign this petition to be an ‘animal-friendly traveller’ and to tell the NZ travel industry to stop selling and/or promoting elephant rides and shows.
In December 2012 the Government released a new welfare code for layer hens that bans the standard battery cage, yet allows a new kind of battery cage; the colony cage. SAFE wants the chickens out of all cages and is calling on consumers to avoid buying caged eggs!
When you purchase your Soft Hands Kind Heart hand cream you are reaching out to give a hand up, rather than a hand out to humans, animals and the environment – wherever you are in the world.
As the fourth anniversary of the Christchurch Earthquake (February 2011) sadly approaches The Body Shop® is getting behind a local initiative by World Animal Protection to urge New Zealand pet owners to plan for their pets in a disaster now, before it’s too late.
Good news! Since 2011, 100% of the unmodified palm oil use in The Body Shop products has been certified sustainable by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).
Every product we use has consequences for the planet, from the shampoo we wash down the plughole to the packaging we throw away.