Dr. Paloma Velásquez is a Chilean Medical Doctor, Naturopath and Medical Herbalist.


Paloma is the founder of Aruraqi, and the developer for the Healthy Meal Preparation class which started in 2018.


Her professional development is ongoing, and she attends conferences and workshops in New Zealand and overseas.


Paloma believes in integrative medicine. Through complementing naturopathic treatment, allopathic medicine, and other healing modalities, it is possible to offer the person the best care according to their needs and beliefs.


It is her mission to aid, support and educate people to improve their wellbeing.



Medical Doctor, Pontificia Universidad Católica of Chile (2010)

Diploma of Aromatherapy, Wellpark College New Zealand (2014)

Bachelor of Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine, Wellpark College New Zealand (2018)



Professional memberships

NZ Society of Naturopaths and Herbalists of NZ (NMHNZ 334) 

Australasian College of Nutritional & Enviromental Medicine (ACNEM)

Websites: naturopath.org.nz - acnem.org