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Vegan for the environment

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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.

Why vegan

Why be vegan? For the animals, the environment, and your health. Find out more.

Recipes & resources

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

Member discounts

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.

What's new?

World Plant Milk Day

plant milk day.jpg New Zealand it’s time to listen as Plant Milks make an impact around the world. We are celebrating World Plant Milk day on 22 August 2018. Research is now showing that the switch to plant-based milk is a great choice for your health, the environment and for animals. Read more...

Upcoming events

Auckland - Vegan Society Potluck | Saturday, 6 October 2018

Auckland - Talk on vegan living | Saturday, 27 October 2018

Christchurch - Christchurch Vegan Expo | Sunday, 28 October 2018

Auckland - Vegan Living Display | Thursday, 1 November 2018

Auckland - Vegan Society Potluck | Saturday, 3 November 2018

See the events page for more events and details.

News feed:

Date: Friday, 21 September 2018

Did you see the film Kangeroo? 🍔🍔 Check out the review in our latest mag 😎🌻 Great to see information works at The Burger Joint ❤💜

The eatery says it was an 'easy decision' to drop the meat

Date: Friday, 21 September 2018

Your Saturday morning laugh 🤣🥗 The future is vegan 😎🌻

Some people took the news very badly

Date: Thursday, 20 September 2018

Offer your support here 🐮💖🐐❤🐝🌻

Walking away from Cafe to raise Awareness. I will keep on spreading the Conscious/Compassionate word. I will walk for the voiceless. - Givealittle is the place to donate and fundraise for causes and charities online.

Date: Thursday, 20 September 2018

Finally! Healthy food in CA hospitals! 🍊🍇🍒🥒 The future is vegan 😎🌻

The Physicians Committee applauds California Gov. Jerry Brown for signing into law a landmark bill that guarantees patients a healthful plant-based option at every meal. Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) authored Senate Bill 1138, which was co-sponsored by the Physicians Committee and Social Compassio...

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