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Becoming vegan is easy and we're here to help you

More and more people are becoming vegan and for all kinds of reasons. The great news is, all of them are positive!

Eliminating animal products from our lives is good news for the environment, for our health and for the animals.

Plants can provide all the nutrition we need. There are new food groups to discover and new taste sensations to explore. Find some inspiration here.

Here’s what some others have said about becoming vegan

You can help us grow veganism in New Zealand too, by supporting our work. We offer businesses the opportunities to connect to a vegan customer base and vice versa through our business membership.

The Vegan Society of Aotearoa NZ is a registered charity.

Try vegan

Tips and resources to help you be 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, Green for Life, is sent out with your vegan society membership. You can also order online and read past articles.


Vegan blogs

Latest blog Conversation stopper by Apollo.

Vegan Profile

Vegan profiles

Read profiles of New Zealand vegans. Latest profile: Elizabeth O'Neill.


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

What's new?

New for 2018, Vegan Society member discounts!

discounts.jpg The Vegan Society have launched member discounts with participating business members, watch this space as more places are added. See directory listings - discounts

Upcoming events

Auckland - The Official Animal Rights March 2018 | Saturday, 25 August 2018

Christchurch - Christchurch Vegan Expo | Sunday, 28 October 2018

See the events page for more events and details.

News feed:

Date: Sunday, 19 August 2018

As far as I'm concerned this makes veganism officially mainstream! For around $9.60 lucky vegans in the UK can go to a cheap mainstream supermarket and get an entire cheeseboard! Come on NZ supermarkets we have some awesome vegan cheeses in NZ 😎🌻

The perfect gift for the dairy-free person in your life.

Date: Saturday, 18 August 2018

The Vegan Society of Aotearoa, New Zealand was live.

Date: Saturday, 18 August 2018

We are at kapiti Vegan expo today. Come say hi! Grab a raffle ticket for a fantastic v1 hamper full of treats and try some vegie delights samples ..

Date: Saturday, 18 August 2018

No to dairying anywhere in NZ 😎🌻

The protesters mooed and chanted outside the office of Murray Valentine, who has resource consent to farm up to 5000 dairy cows on his Simons Pass property.

Go to news page to read more.