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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?

Vegan certification launched

VeganCertified.png Launched on world vegan day, vegan certification for New Zealand. Administered by the NZ Vegetarian Society, in collaboration with the Vegan Society of Aotearoa New Zealand. See here for more details.

Latest vegan society news

For a Kiwi summer of health and vitality try the 21 Day Vegan Challenge

VeganChallenge.jpg There is nothing quite like a stunning Kiwi summer — and you can be ready to enjoy it in great health, full of energy, and brimming with confidence by taking the 21 Day Vegan Challenge. Throughout Aotearoa, Kiwis are looking to eat better, look after their bodies, and have a positive impact on the environment; but it’s not easy to know how. That all changes with the introduction of the 21 Day Vegan Challenge.


Upcoming events

See the events page for more events and details.

News feed:

Date: Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Uber Eats predicts a vegan-heavy 2019 in NZ 🥕👨‍🍳🚗🤤 Pickles 🥒, brown rice 🍚, avocado 🥑, coconut 🥥 and tofu (where's my tofu emoji, Facebook?) are to be the most popular ingredients of 2019, the food delivery service predicts. Forecasting food trends from almost ten million searches in the past six months, Uber Eats NZ expects the vast majority of popular ingredients to be vegan in 2019. The future of lazy meals is vegan 😎🌻

The latest news, updates, and announcements from Uber.The sour and salty pickle is the food to watch in New Zealand in 2019, as revealed by the 2019 Uber Eats Foodcast. The list of trendiest food predictions for the year ahead also includes other healthy staples of brown rice, avocado and coconut.

Date: Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Need some lunchtime inspiration now you're back at work? Try these delicious Cambodian turmeric wraps for a midday meal to take you through to quitting time. Many more delicious lunch ideas on our website. The future is vegan 😎🌻

Vegan recipe for cambodian tumeric wraps. Read more here

Date: Monday, 14 January 2019

The Beyond Burger 2.0 is on the way 🍔🍅🥒🐮 Earlier we shared news of the new Impossible Burger 2.0, and now we have a rebooted Beyond Burger rolling out too! Unlike the Impossible though, the Beyond Burger is already available here and is, by many reports, bonkers good. So we can only dream and drool over what the improved version will taste like. The future of burgers is obviously vegan 😎🌻

The new, meatier patty is Beyond Meat’s next step forward in building the perfect burger from plants.

Date: Monday, 14 January 2019

Have you got eco-conscious omni friends? Help them make the most environmentally friendly choice possible as easily as possible with our 21 Day Easy Vegan Challenge. It's simple, fun, and tailored specifically to Kiwi tastes and product availability. Your friends' future is vegan 😎🌻

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