July is Vegan Cheese Month

Vegan Cheese Awards

July is Vegan Cheese Month 1 July 2022 The Vegan Society In 2019 we launched the world’s first and only vegan cheese month 🙂 Kiwis are known for their innovation and ability to be leaders in their field. Vegan cheese is no exception and the Vegan Society Aotearoa has declared July to be Vegan Cheese […]

Mike McRoberts – reporter, presenter, vegan

Mike McRoberts

Mike McRoberts – news anchor, vegan 28 June 2021 The Vegan Society Since early 2020 news anchor Mike McRoberts has been living a vegan lifestyle. The busy journalist relies on exercise to help him unwind after hectic days in the newsroom.  After ditching the dairy,  Aotearoa’s top news anchor was in fighting form. While the […]

NZ Ranks 4th Globally for Veganism

NZ Ranks 4th Globally for Veganism 28 June 2021 The Vegan Society New Zealand is 4th in the world for veganism this year, climbing up from 5th a few years ago. Google Trends indicates that searches for veganism worldwide are slowing down, there was a spike in the popularity of vegan searches in the first […]

Join the Pasifika Cookalong

Pasifika Cookalong

Join the Pasifika Vegan Cookalong 9 May 2022 The Vegan Society Join in our regular Vegan Pasifika Cookalong.Streaming live online, our next demo is on Sunday May 15th at 2pm ~ join us for lunch – we’re cooking up Garden Pasta! The NZ Vegan Society’s vegan Pasifika Cookalong will be livestreaming with Home cook Augustine […]

Join us for Meat Free May

Meat Free May

Join us for Meat Free May 1 May 2022 The Vegan Society It’s never too late to make a difference!  Join us for Meat Free May by trying vegan this month!Jump onto May’s challenge anytime up to 10th May and experience an exciting and wonderful array of meal ideas when you take animals off your […]

It’s Never Too Late To Go Vegan


It’s Never Too Late To Go Vegan. 5 November 2021 The Vegan Society Kiwi actor Thomasin McKenzie, comedian Tom Sainsbury, All Black TJ Pereana, entertainer Miss Geena, musician Tom Bailey, fire fighter Maaka McKinnie, soldier Apollo Taito, businesswoman Alice Shopland, racing driver Jono Lester, MP Chloe Swarbrick  and the ex-Governor General Dame Patsy Reddy. What […]

Celebrating Plant Milks this Month

Plant Milk

Celebrating Plant Milks This Month 17 August 2021 The Vegan Society FMCG Business The Vegan Society Aotearoa is always keen to showcase excellence in 100% plant-based and vegan products. Each month we have a theme to focus on and FMCG Business August is Plant Milk Month as it’s International Plant Milk Day on 22nd August […]

World Egg Free Day 9 October!

EmmettandHolly NZ

World Egg Free Day 9th October. 9 December 2020 The Vegan Society Move over Egg Day, make way for the chicken It’s the first World Egg Free Day and the five nations of New Zealand, Australia, Belgium, Canada and The Netherlands have come together to put the chicken before the egg. World Egg Day is […]

World Vegan Day New Zealand Style

World Vegan Day NZ

World Vegan Day New Zealand Style. 1 November 2020 The Vegan Society The first World Vegan Day was in 1994 to celebrate 60 years of the UK Vegan Society and to highlight what was then very much a minority position. Times have certainly changed as New Zealand ranks 5th for veganism in Google searches worldwide […]

Duncan Garner will be vegan for a year

Vegan NZ

Duncan Garner will be vegan for a year. 20 October 2020 The Vegan Society The AM Show’s Duncan Garner said in July that if Labour won the election, he would go vegan. The Vegan Society is delighted to see a Labour government and we feel confident that after a year of being vegan, reaping the […]