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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.

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, 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

Kapiti - Vegan Expo | Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Christchurch - Christchurch Vegan Expo | Sunday, 28 October 2018

See the events page for more events and details.

News feed:

Date: Sunday, 15 July 2018

Fabulous to see this in Stuff 😎🌻 If you want to hear more about Flip's French Cheese Exceptions, see her column in our Winter issue of Green for Life. Available in selected stockists, direct from us online or free with Vegan Society membership 😊🌻

'Some people might think I am brainwashing my kids but what's the worst conditioning - to be kind to animals or not care about slaughtering them?'

Date: Saturday, 14 July 2018

What's your favourite recipe? What type of meal do you need more inspiration for? Let us know in the comments below 😎🌻

Vegan recipes listings plus submit a recipe to us. View recipes here

Date: Friday, 13 July 2018

Hey hey! Look who is the first country 😎🌻 The future is vegan, even here 😉

Meat-loving countries that we think are on the verge of vegan!

Date: Friday, 13 July 2018

Woohoo! Another awesome vegan option now available at Hell Pizza 😎🌻 The future is vegan

Our 100% vegan ice-cream sandwiches now being sold as individuals at HELL PIZZA STORES NATIONWIDE!!!! Race in and give them a try!!! 😃😆

Go to news page to read more.