Our Team

We get down deep, not only relieving symptoms but also thoroughly addressing the causes of suboptimal health. By uncovering and working on these origins, we help strengthen your life force. Ample, free-flowing life force means stamina, energy, resistance and vigor. In other words: it’s the spring in your step.

Because life is supposed to feel good, right?

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Kate Roberts

Phone Kate: 027 672 7244

PhD Candidate, MHSCI (TCM), BHSCI (Acu), PG Cert (MH), Member of Acupuncture NZ, MFACT, MAMH, ACC Treatment Provider

Kate Roberts holds a Masters in Traditional Chinese Medicine and a post-graduate certificate in psychological medicine, and is currently enrolled in her PhD, specialising in mental health. Since moving to New Zealand in 2002 Kate has been working at the New Zealand School of Acupuncture as a tutor, and has taught both clinical and theory subjects for 1st through to 4th year students.

In addition to her teaching, Kate remains extremely passionate about offering holistic acupuncture treatments, with a focus on working with patients to achieve their maximum potential, both physically and mentally.

Kate’s clinical practice specialises in the treatment of mental health, musculo-skeletal conditions, and gynaecology and fertility.

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Rachel Dickinson

Phone Rachel: 027 433 5876

Dip. Therapeutic Massage (NZCM), RMT MNZ

Rachel holds a Diploma in Therapeutic Massage from the NZ College of Massage, and is a registered Remedial Massage Therapist with Massage NZ. She trained in the Swedish (Western) style of massage, and has over 14 years' experience as a massage practitioner.

Rachel works one Saturday a month at Bendy Buddha, offering deep tissue, sports, pregnancy and relaxation massage for all ages and fitness levels.