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Vegan for the environment

Vegan for the animals

What does vegan mean?

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What is veganism?

What does vegan mean, and why go vegan? For the animals, the environment and your health. Find out more here.

Go vegan

Tips and resources to help you go vegan, including meal ideas, nutritional information, dairy alternatives, and more.


Find lots of delicious recipes and meal ideas or submit a recipe here.


The vegan society magazine is sent out with your vegan society membership. You can also order online and read past articles.


Vegan blogs

Baby vegan blog - New to veganism in 2016. Vegan blokes blog by Apollo. Plant runner blog by Brad. Latest blog Running from my friend Fred by Plantrunner.

Vegan Profile

Vegan profiles

Read profiles of New Zealand vegans. Latest profile: Helen Fletcher, Accountant, Singer


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


Check out the Vegan Societies range of Tees and Hoodies and order online.

Vegan news

Vegan Society survey

Please spare a few moments to fill in this survey to help us understand what encourages people to join, and what people want from the society. Thanks!

Over half a million vegans in Britain

There are over half a million vegans in Britain - at least 1.05% of the 15 and over population - new research commissioned by The UK Vegan Society in partnership with Vegan Life magazine, has found. At least 542,000 people in Britain are now following a vegan diet and never consume any animal products including meat, fish, milk, cheese, eggs and honey. This is a whopping increase since the last estimate of 150,000 ten years ago, making veganism one of Britain’s fastest growing lifestyle movements. Read more.

Vegan Society T-shirt design competition!

TShirt Competition.jpg Design a new Vegan Society T-shirt and be in to win a vegan hamper worth $200. The design must contain the vegan society logo at a minimum size of 5cm. Final files must be high resolution with transparent background (GIF, PNG). Register or enquire to

Upcoming events

Christchurch - Team Vegan Social Park Run

Monday, 30 May 2016

Invercargill - INVSOC Potluck

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Auckland - Auckland Vegan Potluck (monthly)

Saturday, 4 June 2016

Wellington - Vegan bake club

Sunday, 5 June 2016

Auckland - Auckland Vegan Potluck (monthly)

Saturday, 2 July 2016

See the events page for more details.