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What does vegan mean?

Vegans do not eat meat (fish, shellfish, livestock or poultry) eggs, dairy products, honey, gelatine or use leather, fur, silk, wool, cosmetics or soaps derived from animal products.

Why go vegan? For the animals, the environment and your health, read more here.

What does the Vegan Society do? Read about us here.

Go vegan

Tips and resources to help you go vegan, including meal ideas, nutritional information, dairy alternatives, and more.

Recipes & resources

Recipes, and resources for vegans in New Zealand! Including shopping tips, travel tips, and where to eat out.


The vegan society magazine is sent out with your vegan society membership. You can also order online and read past articles.


Vegan blogs

Latest blog My Nephew/Niece by Apollo.

Vegan Profile

Vegan profiles

Read profiles of New Zealand vegans. Latest profile: Kristine Bartley, Owner of Sweet Release Cakes and Treats


Check out the Vegan Societies range of Tees and Hoodies and order online.

What's new?

Past magazines now available to read online

Magazine.jpg Back dated copies of the Vegan New Zealand magazine, published by the Vegan Society, are now available to view online, or download as PDF. See resources - magazine - archive. Vegan New Zealand magazines are posted out quarterly with Vegan Society membership, join online here, and available from some shops throughout NZ, see resources - magazine - stocklist. Happy reading!

Upcoming events

Wellington - Vegan cheese tasting | Friday, 20 January 2017

Wellington - Nature walk | Saturday, 21 January 2017

Christchurch - Team Vegan Social Park Run | Monday, 23 January 2017

Christchurch - Team Vegan Social Park Run | Monday, 30 January 2017

Wellington - SAFE New Volunteer Intro & Volunteer Meeting | Thursday, 2 February 2017

See the events page for more events and details.

News feed:

Date: Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Why is this not bad news? Vegan products are now everywhere that the idea was no longer needed

The first entirely vegan supermarket chain has filed for bankruptcy due to a lack of demand, according to reports on Monday.

Date: Monday, 16 January 2017

A fuller video of the tube ad campaign in London.

The UK’s First-Ever Vegan Tube Takeover


We took over Clapham Common tube station with these powerful adverts.

We took over Clapham Common tube station with these powerful adverts.

Date: Monday, 16 January 2017

The Vegan Society of Aotearoa, New Zealand shared a photo.

Needless to say we are pretty excited for this one! Three days of greatness, come see us as we even have BREAKFAST!! As well as some new hot food no one has seen yet ;) keep your eyes posted for our fantastic new goodies this week and if your going to sound splash Definitely come see us! Soundsplash Festival 2017 Mr Jackson's Plant Based Food

Go to news page to read more.