Acupuncture for Insomnia during Pregnancy

Women who may have suffered from insomnia prior to becoming pregnant can sometimes experience that the problem becomes worse during pregnancy and other women may experience sleeping disturbances ... Continue Reading >>

Chinese herbs and acupuncture can help treat late periods

Chinese herbs and Acupuncture for Late Periods

Late periods are by the medical definition late when they are longer than 30 days between cycles and in some instances can be 40-50 days late. If there is just one late cycle, it is not ... Continue Reading >>

Belinda Falconar Wellington Acupuncturist

Heiko Lade interviews Belinda Falconar- Wellington based acupuncturist and council member of the New Zealand Register of Acupuncturists Inc

Belinda started off her working career in the stressful corporate world which led her to becoming totally  burnt out. In her quest to get her health back on track again, she looked into ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture helps fertility

Best Acupuncture Point for Fertility

There have been a number of research studies undertaken in the west demonstrating the efficacy of acupuncture in promoting fertility for both males and females. Some of the studies have used the ... Continue Reading >>


Heiko Lade interviews Kevin Plaisted, Auckland Red Beach based acupuncturist specialising in martial arts injuries

Kevin Plaisted has been practising martial arts since he was a teenager and is a 7th Dan "Kyoshi" in the Matsubayashi Shorin Ryu karate style. In a past incarnation he was an armed defender with ... Continue Reading >>

Chinese Walnut Cookies

Chinese herbs for afternoon tea

To finish of our series of Chinese herbs and foods we ask Albert Zhang what he recommends for a simple Chinese version of high tea. Albert said that “Since moving to New Zealand I have learnt ... Continue Reading >>

Tim Haiselden- winner of the NZ Order of Merit

Heiko Lade interviews Tim Haiselden- winner of the New Zealand Order of Merit

Tim Haiselden was one of the early members of the New Zealand Register of Acupuncturists and first practised in Wellington in 1976. Tim first studied acupuncture in Thailand as an apprentice ... Continue Reading >>

Kate Roberts Wellington Acupuncturist

Heiko Lade interviews Kate Roberts, Wellington based researcher in acupuncture and its role in mental health

Kate Roberts first became interested in acupuncture after she had a motor vehicle accident as a teen and sought the treatment to help her hasten the recovery. She then went onto study acupuncture ... Continue Reading >>