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Date: Thursday, 22 March 2018

Hopefully MPI will act accordingly. If not, they themselves are surely in breach of the law too?

Rodeos are illegal and must be banned, a new report from the Animal Law Association says.

Date: Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Let's hope more of this style of article continues to be published in msm.

Frightened animals being caged, killed and turned into food – we’d never dream of such evils in the western world, writes journalist and author Chas Newkey-Burden

Date: Tuesday, 20 March 2018

A literal vegan journey! Let's hope she continues to be vegan after her ride.

Waiheke Island's Robin Treadwell is preparing to bike to Wellington to call for action on climate change.

Date: Monday, 19 March 2018

Great to see this kind of thinking being published in mainstream media. The future is vegan 😎🌻

Rod Oram looks at the challenges for NZ's red meat farmers in a world where plant-based meat imitations are already being rolled out.

Date: Sunday, 18 March 2018

In stores very shortly, check out our new look magazine 😀🌻 Want to know where to buy from? Want a free copy? Join the Society today. No stockists near you? Go in to your local shop and ask them to stock it 😎🌻

Date: Thursday, 15 March 2018

Coming soon the Vegan trademark will take the guesswork out of shopping

A rise in popularity in veganism has prompted more labelling on foods in New Zealand. The Vegetarian and Vegan Society is launching a tick of approval to

Date: Tuesday, 13 March 2018

We are delighted to announce that Vegie Delights have launched a new range of products here in NZ. Watch out for them in stores from today!

Date: Monday, 12 March 2018

Great opportunity for someone 😎🌻

🥦🍑🍉ATTENTION FOODIES🍉🍑🥦 Our Kawai Purapura kitchen, catering and new café will be super busy heading into our fun festival and retreat season and we have some volunteer positions available now. We need enthusiastic foodies to assist our head chef Fran to create beautiful nourishing organic vegan meals and drinks for our retreats and festivals. If you think that you or someone you know will fit in perfectly with our amazing team, then please send your resume and contact details to our volunteer coordinator Eilin on We look forward to hearing from you soon. KP Team

Date: Sunday, 11 March 2018

Good news from Australia 😎🌻

Healthdirect, the national, government-funded health information and advice service, has published an article stating that a vegan diet can help reduce the risk of disease. The article, Vegetarian and vegan diets, says that "Plant-based diets can help reduce your risk of disease and provide you with...

Date: Saturday, 10 March 2018

Another farmer turns vegan 😎🌻

Date: Saturday, 10 March 2018

The fight to end rodeos continues

Date: Thursday, 8 March 2018

THE BIG ASH AUCTION! Starting at $60 with 10% proceeds going to @SAFEnewzealand. A 660g round of sheer smokey delight, perfect for that special occasion !😉 One of our newly released flavours, an extra smokey cheddar base layered and coated with ash, is now available at retail stores all over New Zealand ( Free delivery within central Auckland... bidders outside will have to pay freight also. Comment below with your bid. Auction ends 9am 16th March. Happy bidding!😀

Date: Wednesday, 7 March 2018

We are happy for Christchurch vegans 😎 Flip is writing a regular vegan parenting column along with sharing recipes for our magazine due in shops very shortly 🌻

Flip Grater is encouraging kids - and adults - to eat more vegetables through lunchbox subscription service Yumbo.

Date: Monday, 5 March 2018

NZ wine makers leading the way to vegan wine

A handful of Central Otago wineries are producing wines that are suitable for vegans and vegetarians to drink. Wine is not something one normally...

Date: Sunday, 4 March 2018

The future if we want one has to be vegan

Reducing meat production and meat eating has the potential to avert climate catastrophe. That sounds dramatic, but consider the facts. Livestock farming is responsible for as much as 14.5 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions – higher than all forms of transport combined.

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