Zee is a vegan chef and teacher, kaiako based in Whangārei. He runs his own vegan cafe and called Palate Wholesome Collective
and a tikanga-considerate ‘Wellness and Wellbeing centre’ to encourage more of the community to try vegan food, support local, consider a vegan lifestyle and learn from the workshops he runs. Zee is passionate about finding common ground between te ao Māori and veganism. A vegan since 2016, he is our newest member of the board as of 2020 and is optimistic about the future of veganism in Aotearoa.