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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 Healthy snack ideas by Nadia.

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?

NEW! - Vegan Directory

Directory.png The vegan directory contains listings of vegan Society cafe or business members, plus many other vegan owned businesses, vegan friendly doctors and more. Please get in touch if you would like to add a listing or to get more details on how to become a business member and support us.

Upcoming events

Auckland - World vegan day picnic | Sunday, 1 October 2017

Auckland - Monthly Potluck | Saturday, 7 October 2017

Christchurch - Vegan Expo | Sunday, 8 October 2017

Auckland - Monthly Potluck | Saturday, 4 November 2017

Auckland - Nutrition In Healthcare Symposium with Dr Klaper | Tuesday, 21 November 2017

See the events page for more events and details.

News feed:

Date: Sunday, 24 September 2017

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

Vegan Businesses that want to be added to this promo, by offering a prize, - email veganpoet (at sign) hotmail (dot) com ~ Submit a S...

Date: Saturday, 23 September 2017

Very sad news!

New Zealand's biggest egg producer, Mainland Poultry, want to build a massive industrial chicken egg laying farm at 64 Old Road, Orini in the Waikato.

Date: Friday, 22 September 2017

Good to see vegan restaurants being reviewed by NZ's mainstream media 😎🌻

The new Green Superfood and Juice Bar makes us feel virtuous, but still a little hungry.

Go to news page to read more.