Vegan Pasifika resources
Talofa, Malo e Lelei, Kia Orana, Fakalofa Atu, Bula and a warm Pasifika Greeting to you all!
Proud mother of 4 and 1st generation New Zealand-born Cook Islands woman, who is committed to veganism and gardening. She is also passionate about maintaining her culture, heritage and language whilst creating fun, colourful and exciting vegan dishes that are quick to make and taste great! Empowering others and being part of an amazing community is key.
Augustine will coordinate our Pasifika outreach by promoting and advocating the benefits of veganism to the Pasifika community. Augustine leads our vegan Pasifika cookalongs and 21 day Pasifika vegan challenge, while contributing her recipes and advice to our members. Here you can:
Check out delicious veganised Pasifika Recipes
Read about Vegan Pasifikas/indigenous living their best lives
Find out about the simple and achievable Pasifika Vegan 21 Day Challenge
Join in on our monthly Cookalongs – simple dishes for busy people
Augustine’s mantra is “Give it a try, and change out one meal a day to vegan. Level up and do the 21 days Vegan Challenge, it’s amazing what you achieve with small steps. You are not alone and can do so safely with support and no judgement. Always here to help!”
Join in our regular Vegan Pasifika Cookalong.
Livestreaming from our Facebook page. Stock up, tune in, watch and cook along as the fabulous and talented Augustine Kopa demonstrates how to create delicious magic!
Our Pasifika recipes are delicious vegan dishes from everyday Pasifika Kiwis:
Kick start your vegan journey with our 7 day Pasifika meal plan
Quick sprout salad
Tofu coconut curry
Chia Sago in Coconut milk
Green Banana Salad
Turmeric Manioke with vegetable Sapasui
Mango and Date smoothie
Sweet Soy noodles
Hawaiian jackfruit pizza
Banana coconut breakfast bites
Jackfruit and Chickpea curry
Tomato, coconut ginger soup
Jackfruit Chop suey with noodles
Banana Sago pudding
Vakaloo Cabbage with rice