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
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Tips and resources to help you be vegan, including meal ideas, nutritional information, dairy alternatives, and more.
Why be vegan? For the animals, the environment, and your health. Find out more.
Recipes, and resources for vegans in New Zealand! Including shopping tips, travel tips, and where to eat out.
The Vegan Society have launched member discounts with participating business members, watch this space as more places are added.
The vegan society magazine, Green for Life, is sent out with your vegan society membership. You can also order online and read past articles.
Check out the Vegan Society's range of Tees and Hoodies and order online.
Launched on world vegan day, vegan certification for New Zealand. Administered by the NZ Vegetarian Society, in collaboration with the Vegan Society of Aotearoa New Zealand. See here for more details.
It's OUR chance to help our environment and our health by trialing plant alternatives to dairy products over February!
Foregoing dairy foods for FebNoDairy could be good for our health, good for our rivers and great for reducing our global emissions. A recent Brunton Colmar poll suggests that over 80% of Kiwis would support action to clean up our rivers and by eliminating and reducing dairy you can take action yourself. With the costs of dairy products rising, you may be surprised by how cheap it is to go dairy-free :-) Of course it is great for those with allergies too.
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Sandra Kyle, Whanganui's 'Singing Vegan', is off to India to accept an international award for her work for animals. Known for singing to animals to comfort them as they are shipped to the meatworks, Sandra will be awarded the Philip Wollen Animal Welfare Award in the north Indian state of Haryana. The kicker is; she has no idea who nominated her for the award! C'mon, hands up, was it one of you? The future is vegan 😎🌻
Twelve-year-old vegan activists Genesis Butler wants to offer the Pope a million dollars for charity if he goes vegan for Lent. No question that she’s an amazing young person, but do you think offering this to one of the wealthiest institutions on the globe is an effective strategy? Either way, the future is vegan 😎🌻
That’s a wrap on another Auckland Lantern Festival 🏮🎊🐷💥 We found this excellent Vegan Eats stall, serving up fried faux prawns, drumsticks, noodles and more! Did you make any good vegan food finds this weekend?
Columnist Gwynne Dyer doesn't think we can rely on people to change their habits to save the planet, and is banking on tech companies to save us through "cell-based meat" 👩🔬🧫🥩❓ Would you eat lab-grown meat if it had no animal or environmental impact? Do you think the likes of Silicon Valley can be relied on to pave the way to a better future?
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