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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?

The New Zealand Supreme Vegan Pie Awards

vegan pie awards small.jpg The Supreme Vegan Pie Awards has been established by the Vegan Society to showcase some of the amazing vegan pies that New Zealand has to offer. Judging will take place on world vegan day. Read more here.... Also publised in today's herald New vegan pie awards and the changing taste of a Kiwi classic.

Latest Vegan Society new's

Launching Our Amazing Member Specials

Bennetto1.jpg Our members specials scheme has launched, providing discounts in New Zealand for Vegan Society members. The first 50 people who join the Vegan Society by the end of the October will receive a special gift of three mini Bennetto chocolate bars and 2 complementary Vegie Delights vouchers in their members welcome pack! As well as help us to make NZ greener kinder and healthier!


Upcoming events

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 - Supreme Vegan Pie Awards | Thursday, 1 November 2018

Auckland - Vegan Society Potluck | Saturday, 3 November 2018

See the events page for more events and details.

News feed:

Date: Monday, 22 October 2018

You can veganise anything! 🥕🌽🍆🥑 The future is vegan 😎🌻

The calls follow the Minister's comments that governments should not legislate for diet

Date: Monday, 22 October 2018

Did you know these Vogels are vegan?

Vogel's Bread! Vogels now have vegan-friendly options. These are: - Sunflower and barley very thin - Soy and linseed toast bread - Spelt and flaxseed toast - Sprouted whole grains They have changed the type of vinegar they use in the above flavours so they are now 100% vegan-friendly - Great work Vogels!

Date: Sunday, 21 October 2018

Is your favourite pie maker listed? 🍆🌽🥕🥑 If not, please let us know about them in the comments below

Date: Sunday, 21 October 2018

Is your favourite pie maker listed? 🥑🥕🌽🍆 Or tell us about them in the comments. 2 days left to register!

Go to news page to read more.