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Date: Monday, 27 March 2017

Due to increasing membership we need a volunteer to help us with production and printing of our magazine Vegan. Can you use the membership emails to send out the pdf of the magazine? liaise with others plus collate the membership spreadsheets to get printing totals for the print order arranging the print order and following up any problems collating the membership spreadsheet to generate a mail merge for print labels, printing the labels, and sending them to the mail out team. If so please contact Amanda Sorrenson at

Date: Sunday, 26 March 2017

Check out the RNZ interview with Wellington based Sweet Release Cakes and Treats

Date: Sunday, 26 March 2017

Good news from this small scale Gisborne based study

Date: Saturday, 25 March 2017

Now you can watch this awesome and hilarious mockumentary

Comedy mockumentary - It's 2067, the UK is vegan, but older generations are suffering the guilt of their carnivorous past. Simon Amstell asks us to forgive t...

Date: Friday, 24 March 2017

Well we know this...

A Tibetan Buddhist monk who has been described as ‘the happiest man in the world’ has said that adopting a vegan diet is his secret to lasting happiness.  Matthieu Ricard, who lives on a monastery in Nepal, was given the moniker by scientists after he took part in a 12-year study into meditation and...

Date: Friday, 24 March 2017

Butterflies Katz; long term vegan animal rights advocate has lost everything in a major flood.

Our dear sister Butterflies lost everything last night in Northland. Givealittle is the place to donate and fundraise for causes and charities online.

Date: Thursday, 23 March 2017

Great news! Vegan protein just got easier and better! Nz's archaic laws surrounding hemp are being changed. This is great news for NZ vegans 😎

Food Standards Australia and New Zealand has today approved a proposal to develop a regulation to allow the sale of products derived from the seeds of low THC varieties of cannabis sativa. #Hemp #Victory — Products shown: H e m p Seed Oil - 250ml and Protein Powder.

Date: Thursday, 23 March 2017

Are you our next Vegan magazine sales star? Would you love to see our magazine in shops all over the country? We would love to hear from you! Please email in the first instance. Please note this is a volunteer position open to anyone living anywhere in NZ 😎

Date: Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Remember when Baileys released an almond milk-based version of their Irish Creme liqueur, but it wasn’t vegan? Well, the company just fixed that.

Date: Tuesday, 21 March 2017

For all the lucky vegans in Wellington

Date: Monday, 20 March 2017

V1 Vegan Store is opening tomorrow! 207 Cuba street Wellington. We have had a sneak preview inside the shop to drop off some vegan society info and we can confirm its looking fantastic with lots of yummy vegan treats and products on the shelves.

Date: Monday, 20 March 2017

Not sure how to go vegan? Check out our starter guides!

Vegan starter guides

Date: Sunday, 19 March 2017

Awesome news!

Elmhurst Dairy in Queens has ceased it's dairy operation after 90 years citing decreased customer demand.CEO Henry Schwartz said the company has been operating at a high cost in recent years and revealed that “Pasteurized fluid milk has sort of gone out of style.”, "we are unable to continue to go o...

Date: Thursday, 16 March 2017

Check out the guide...

Ultimate guide to cruelty-free and vegan makeup brands! Includes everything from high-end to drugstore, as well as top picks from each brand.

Date: Thursday, 16 March 2017

Fantastic news from The Netherlands!

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