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Date: Sunday, 17 February 2019

Sandra Kyle, Whanganui's 'Singing Vegan', is off to India to accept an international award for her work for animals. Known for singing to animals to comfort them as they are shipped to the meatworks, Sandra will be awarded the Philip Wollen Animal Welfare Award in the north Indian state of Haryana. The kicker is; she has no idea who nominated her for the award! C'mon, hands up, was it one of you? The future is vegan 😎🌻

Whanganui woman to visit Haryana and receive award for work on behalf of animals.

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Date: Sunday, 17 February 2019

Twelve-year-old vegan activists Genesis Butler wants to offer the Pope a million dollars for charity if he goes vegan for Lent. No question that she’s an amazing young person, but do you think offering this to one of the wealthiest institutions on the globe is an effective strategy? Either way, the future is vegan 😎🌻

Genesis Butler became a vegan when she was six. Now 12, Butler is leading the Million Dollar Vegan campaign to encourage people to eat less meat and dairy products in order to fight climate change. The campaign is backed by celebrities including Paul McCartney and is offering Pope Francis a million....

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Date: Sunday, 17 February 2019

That’s a wrap on another Auckland Lantern Festival 🏮🎊🐷💥 We found this excellent Vegan Eats stall, serving up fried faux prawns, drumsticks, noodles and more! Did you make any good vegan food finds this weekend?

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Date: Saturday, 16 February 2019

Columnist Gwynne Dyer doesn't think we can rely on people to change their habits to save the planet, and is banking on tech companies to save us through "cell-based meat" 👩‍🔬🧫🥩❓ Would you eat lab-grown meat if it had no animal or environmental impact? Do you think the likes of Silicon Valley can be relied on to pave the way to a better future?

We need a significant overhaul, changing the world food system on a scale not seen before

www.nzherald.co.nz


Date: Saturday, 16 February 2019

Rihanna expands her cruelty-free lingerie range for Valentine's Day. RiRi's Fenty Beauty line features silk-free, fully vegan outfits that are also "body inclusive" for all shapes and sizes. The future of fashion is vegan 😎🌻

Rihanna released a silk-free, completely vegan lingerie collection for Valentine's Day!

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Date: Friday, 15 February 2019

The vegan Magnums have landed in time for FebNoDairy. Who’s tried them? Will the fact that Unilever, the company that makes them, tests on animals influence your purchasing decision? #FebNoDairy

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Date: Friday, 15 February 2019

West Auckland Vegans are spoiled for choice this month! Our very own Amanda Sorrenson will be holding court at the Glen Eden Library as she explains the effects our food choices have on the planet, animals and our health. Running Saturday, Feb 23, 11am - 12pm, it's the perfect event to bring curious family and friends to, ahead of dazzling them with a vegan banquet at the West Auckland Vegan Pot Luck later that evening.

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Date: Friday, 15 February 2019

Do we have any Broad City fans in the vegan house? Watch the creators and stars of the hit comedy eat progressively spicier vegan hot wings while attempting to keep their cool for a Hot Ones interview. The future of binge-able entertainment is vegan 😎🌻

Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are the creators and stars of Broad City, the beloved TV comedy now in its fifth and final season, Thursdays on Comedy Central...

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Date: Thursday, 14 February 2019

Remember when we told you Canada had re-jigged its Food Guide to downplay meat and dairy? Looks like the people were listening, and now poor old Canada has a tofu shortage! The future is vegan 😎🌻

The new 2019 Canada Food guide encourages Canadians to eat plant-based proteins. Now there’s not enough tofu to go around.

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Date: Wednesday, 13 February 2019

A meat-free Aotearoa gets closer by the day! With 10% of Kiwis now mostly or completely meat free, the vegan tipping point can't be far off. The future is vegan 😎🌻

New Zealanders are eating less meat and are more concerned about plastic than climate change.

www.stuff.co.nz


Date: Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Just a few hours left to win a table for two at tonight's ❤️Valentine's Dinner❤️ at Auckland's Green Time!

WIN: A table for two at Green Time's Valentine's Day dinner! Need some last-minute plans for your love? Maybe you fancy a late Galentine's Day? Or just an awesome meal for you and a friend? Tag the person you'd like to take with you in the comments for a chance to win. We'll draw the winners at 1pm tomorrow. Event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1200420063448615

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Date: Tuesday, 12 February 2019

WIN: A table for two at Green Time's Valentine's Day dinner! Need some last-minute plans for your love? Maybe you fancy a late Galentine's Day? Or just an awesome meal for you and a friend? Tag the person you'd like to take with you in the comments for a chance to win. We'll draw the winners at 1pm tomorrow. Event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1200420063448615

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Date: Monday, 11 February 2019

The short documentary about a beef farmer who freed his cows and went vegan has won the Short Film Award at this year's BAFTA event! 🐮📽🏆 73 Cows, by director Alex Lockwood, tells the story of UK farmer Jay Wilde's change of heart and diet. "I hope I can promote more sustainable food production and carbon reduction, and make people's lives better." The future of award-winning cinema is vegan 😎🌻

A film about how he set them free is up for a Bafta award.

www.newshub.co.nz


Date: Sunday, 10 February 2019

Looking for a vegan Valentine's date that's as delicious as it is intimate? 🥰🤤🍸 Book a place at Auckland's Little bird organics & The Unbakery 4 Course Valentine's Day event (including bubbly or non-alcoholic cocktail). The future of fine dining is vegan 😎🌻

Learn how to make delicious, raw, wholesome, gluten free, dairy free and refined sugar free goodies in our hands on cooking classes with award winning chef Megan May.

littlebirdorganics.co.nz


Date: Sunday, 10 February 2019

Vegan wrestling champ bins leather championship belt for eco-friendly belt 🌿🤼‍♂️🏆🌿 The WWE's Daniel Bryan defended his championship, chucked the old leather belt in the rubbish, and unveiled a new belt made of hemp. "I said when I became the WWE Champion that I was going to change the world, but to change the world, we need new symbols!” The future of wrestling is vegan 😎🌻

The WWE champ called it “the new symbol of excellence.”

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