Pacific Health was founded by Ross Rieger in 1984 and our mission Statement “Partnering health care professionals in transforming the vitality and wellbeing of New Zealand” has grown from his belief in natural medicine and his desire to assist people to live happier, healthier lives.
At Pacific Health we are set up to supply and support natural health professionals and their customers. We offer a wide variety of products including vitamin supplements, herbal remedies, homeopathic preparations, essential oils, flower essences and massage oils and aim to enable our professional customers with a wide variety of options to cover all contingencies. We source quality products from respected suppliers mainly throughout New Zealand and Australia but also out of the US and the UK.
Pacific Health supports our professional customers with an expert technical team who are available to offer advice and information on the products we provide, as well as support with tricky cases and protocols.
Amy Wallace BHSc (Comp Med), Dip Nat, Dip Herb Med
Amy began her career in natural medicine over a decade ago practicing as a massage therapist but the desire to work as a Naturopath led her to complete a Batchelor of Health Science (Comp Med) and Advanced Diplomas in Herbal Medicine and Naturopathy. Within the natural health industry, she also has experience in Naturopathic clinical practice and sales. Amy has a special interest in chronic gastrointestinal disorders and enjoys keeping up to date with the latest industry research findings. Amy also has an administrative background which is useful in her role at Pacific Health, where she facilitates practitioner educational opportunities as well as sales and marketing support. Her role of Technical Coordinator allows her to fulfil her eagerness to continue learning through research, supporting practitioners with their difficult cases and technical queries.
Louise Garland BHSc (Comp Med), Dip Nat, Dip Herb Med, Dip Env Tech
Louise holds a Bachelor of Health Science (Comp Med), a Diploma of Naturopathy and a Diploma of Herbal Medicine. Prior to life as a naturopath Louise’s passion for sustainability and the natural environment saw her studying Environmental Technology which fuelled her enthusiasm for quality, ethical raw materials and products. She has a background in small business development, customer service and sales where understanding her client’s needs were essential. More recently, Louise has spent her time between New Zealand and Australia consulting as a naturopath both privately and in busy dispensaries and has been involved in herbal product formulation and development. Mental health is an area of particular interest for Louise and she enjoys keeping up to date with the ever-evolving research in this area. She also has a great deal of passion for holistic lifestyles and New Zealand native herbs.
Stephanie Watson BCom, Dip Nat, Dip Herb Med
Stephanie Watson has been in the Technical Support role at Pacific Health for more than ten years, and has a passion for helping practitioners find the best health solution for their clients. She is a Naturopath and Medical Herbalist who continues to run a clinic alongside her family life. Experienced with combining the tools Pacific Health has to offer, Stephanie specialises in bringing together clinical nutrition, herbs, mineral therapy, Homotoxicology, Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis and energetic or emotional support with homeobotanicals and flower essences. She provides practical clinical support for practitioners wanting to revitalise or reorganise their business, as well as day-to-day enquiries regarding products and tricky cases.