Why support Fairtrade?

Why support Fairtrade?

In the western parts of India, under the hot sun, cotton farmers toil away making their living. Once the cotton is grown and harvested, it is separated (normally in a cotton gin), before being sold to traders. From here, the cotton goes on to yarn spinners, the fabric...
Conscious Consumers Interview

Conscious Consumers Interview

Ever wondered why we started Tummah Ethical Trade, how we do things differently, and what we are trying to achieve through this business? We are excited to have recently been accredited by Conscious Consumers, and they wanted to explore these very things! In...
Fast Fashion In New Zealand

Fast Fashion In New Zealand

A business such as ours only exists because it is seen as an ethical option that rivals the fast fashion practices of so many mainstream clothing companies. Ethical businesses are actively sought out for this very reason. We want to take a stand against fast fashion...
Changing Our Consumption

Changing Our Consumption

The current problem ‘20% storewide’, ‘buy 1 get one free’, ‘40% of selected’…. Sound familiar? As a society, we are constantly bombarded with this retail advertising. In New Zealand, advertising is everywhere now, especially...
Play Your Part In 2017

Play Your Part In 2017

Today is the 30th December… wait back up, did I type that correctly? Somehow another year has almost whizzed past, even faster than last year. As we reflect on the year that has passed, we also look forward to 2017. For many, a change is what you are after. In...