Active Health Services began in humble circumstances in July 1996, but has since grown to achieve considerable success with its many clients and customers, each suffering from numerous ailments, and having individual degrees of severity and longevity with their various health issues. It operates as a private partnership with Gordon & Donna Bruce coordinating their activities as a husband and wife team. Gordon primarily works as a Herb & Nutrition Consultant with Donna acting in a supportive capacity in the background.
- Began business activities in July 1996.
- 1998 joined Nature’s Sunshine N.Z. as an independent distributor.
- 2004 began publishing monthly newsletter Strength & Vitality Bulletin.
- 2005 began offering the 2 hour consultation as a means of identifying how to assist people in the community to achieve better health. Correspondence course on Natural Therapy begun by Gordon Bruce.
- 2010 Donna Bruce passes with distinction Nature’s Sunshine Nutritional Training program.
- April to December 2012 – Gordon & Donna Bruce attended Nature’s Sunshine Educational seminars. May saw the introduction of the website www.ahsnz.com as a means of assisting clients, customers and members of the public to understand natural therapy principles.
- February 2013 saw the business increase the suppliers of products from 1 to over 30 manufactures of quality supplements. 1st December involved the relocation from Auckland to Kawerau in the sunny Bay of Plenty.
- 2014 introduced publicity brochures which explains the 2 kinds of business activities engaged in.
- 2015 – 2016 Conducts seminars and attends special promotions within Kawerau.
- 2017 introduces the website www.activehealthservices.co.nz.
It is now considered that Natural Therapy is now part of the landscape of all who desire better health.