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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 Asshole vegan 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?

What The Health - New Zealand Première

whatthehealth.jpg You are invited to the New Zealand Première of What The Health. The highly anticipated follow-up to the award-winning Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret. Off the back of hosting the 800+ attendance Australian premières of Cowspiracy and What The Health in Melbourne, Raw Events (Australia) are joining with High Carb Health to bring What The Health to Hoyts Cinema in Auckland. The wide-screen cinema will provide the backdrop for a night of entertainment and enlightenment. Following the documentary screening, New Zealand medical practitioners will share their thoughts on the film in a Panel Discussion and Q&A Don't miss out! Tickets availble from event finda.

Upcoming events

Oamaru - May vegan potluck | Saturday, 27 May 2017

Christchurch - Wholefood/Raw vegan potluck | Sunday, 28 May 2017

Wellington - Black Sheep Animal Sanctuary Art Auction | Monday, 29 May 2017

Christchurch - Team vegan Monday running group | Monday, 29 May 2017

Auckland - Monthly Potluck | Saturday, 3 June 2017

See the events page for more events and details.

News feed:

Date: Tuesday, 23 May 2017

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

As many vegans know, some non-vegans are often quite insulting to those living a vegan lifestyle. One Reddit user, bigbadbillyd, posted a kind apology to vegans on Reddit.   Sadly, many vegans have felt the sting from the many nasty comments they receive, especially on the internet. One non-vegan ma...

Date: Monday, 22 May 2017

We love Luna!

Evanna Lynch, 25, has made a step-by-step recipe video for three magical treats: chocolate frogs, pumpkin pasties and a version of Butterbeer. But there's a catch: the treats are all vegan.

Date: Sunday, 21 May 2017

Let's hope this happens in NZ somewhere soon

Welcome To The World's First Vegan Mini-Mall

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Welcome To The World's First Vegan Mini-Mall

Welcome To The World's First Vegan Mini-Mall

Go to news page to read more.