Vegan Doctors and health

Get inspired and educated with these amazing vegan doctors.

A popular query among the vegan community is which doctors, nutritionists, and health professionals are vegan friendly in New Zealand.

Auckland & Northland:

Belle Epoque Nutrition

Belle Epoque Nutrition

25 Pollen Street, Grey Lynn, Auckland

Dr Sarah Mitchell Weston Registered Nutritionist & Director

Special offer for Vegan Society members: one free 15 minute follow-up consultation with every initial consultation booked.

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The Doctors Red Beach

9/42 Red Beach Rd, Red Beach, North Shore.

Dr John Upchurch

High Carb Health Digestive Health Experts

High Carb Health

High Carb Health’s aim is to give people realistic advice on how to get healthy and reverse illness via a scientifically proven nutrition based approach to healing the body.

10% off to Vegan Society Members

Northland Environmental Health

Northland Environmental Health Clinic

We offer a variety of specialised, evidence based health services to address the needs of the whole person. Integrative Healthcare looks at your whole health and combines the best of General Practice with integrative health treatments. 2 Dip Road, Kamo, Whangārei

Silverdale Medical

Silverdale Medical Centre

Rob is passionate about nutrition as the best way to promote optimal health and longevity as well as reversal of chronic diseases and maximising athletic performance.

7 Polarity Rise, Silverdale, Hibiscus Coast, Auckland

Dr Robert Walton



Dr Mark Craig MD. His main interest is treating the causes of diseases rather than the symptoms. The peer-reviewed science clearly shows that 80% of our most common chronic diseases are caused by lifestyle factors, particularly poor nutrition. The evidence also demonstrates that they can be prevented, progression may be slowed and even be reversed by a holistic lifestyle approach, especially by following a plant-based, whole foods diet.

888a New North Road, Mt Albert


Centre of Balance Hamilton

Centre of Balance Hamilton

27F Whatawhata Road, Dinsdale, Hamilton

Centre of Balance has three practitioners who treat many conditions using acupuncture and Chinese medicine. All practitioners are ACC registered. For Vegan Society members $65 total for an initial exam (usually $40) plus one treatment (usually $100 – $170). If ACC it will be $65 for the initial exam plus 2 ACC treatments.

Vegan Doctors

Embrace Health

Health and Integrative Nurse coaching. Promoting Whole Food Plant based eating as the optimal way to stay well, heal from many lifestyle related illnesses and support the environment.

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Nga Miro Health Centre

29 River Road, Ngaruawahia, Waikato Vegan friendly health centre

Bay of Plenty:


Everfit Physiotherapy and Coaching

Flex Fitness, 36A Macdonald Street, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga

Brad Dixon is a plant based physiotherapist, coach, wellness advocate, and athlete.


Pyes Pa Doctors

83 Pyes Pa Road, Tauranga

Dr Sue Genner is vegan.

Farm Street Health Centre

Farm Street Family Health Centre

47 Farm Street, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga

Dr. Coral Dixon is plant based and an excellent GP.

Dr Chloe Corbett

BBiomedSc, MBChB DCH

Chloe is training to become a Doctor of Public Health. She believes that preventative medicine is becoming one of the preeminant models of health and that food has the power to cure disease and reform the body.


Three Rivers Medical

Three Rivers

75 Customhouse Street, Gisborne

Dr Nick Wright led a Gisborne research team that studied the effects of an all-you-can-eat plant-based diet.


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Ngaio Medical Centre

75 Ottawa Rd, Ngaio, Wellington

Dr Denis Delany

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Two Zesty Bananas


Whole food plant based doctors Luke Wilson and Matthew Hobbs. Available for one-on-one consultations via Skype.

Nelson & surrounds:


Nelson Family Medicine

Dr Marissa Kelaher – General Practitioner

MBChB, DCH, FRNZCGP, Member Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine

She has followed a whole food plant-based diet most of her life, and has two young children who are also plant-based. Marissa has been interested in the effects of nutrition and lifestyle on health for many years, and has completed formal training in lifestyle medicine and nutrition/ environmental medicine.


Wakefield and Districts Community Health Centre

Dr Wayne Hurlow – General Practitioner


Vegan Coach

Emma Clarkson Nutrition


Degree-qualified nutritionist, with a passion for plant based nutrition.

Rolleston Medical Centre

Rolleston Medical Centre

Dr Mathew Hobbs ~ MBChB, BSc (Neuroscience)

He loves general practice and has a particular interest in the research around preventing heart disease.

Beckford Health

6 Beckford Road St Martins, Christchurch

Dr Donald Palmer. Integrating conventional medicine with complementary therapies to embrace an holistic philosophy promoting the practice of healing-oriented medicine – addressing body, mind and spirit.



Health Central NZ

93 Tarbert Street, Alexandra, Central Otago

Dr Martyn Williamson. Certificate Plant-based Nutrition.

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Be Good Organics

Be Good Organics

Plant-based naturopath & nutritionist, blog, plant based recipes, and online shop.

10% off first online order. Code will be emailed to members.


Jump Start Nutrition

Jenny Douglas is a paediatric dietitian in New Zealand. Jump start your family's life with good nutrition.

The Health Style DOctor

The Health Style Doctor

Dr Taisia Cech (MBChB, BSc) is a family GP who specialises now in taking control of your health through lifestyle and plant-based nutrition. “There comes a point where we need to stop just pulling people out of the river. We need to go upstream and find out why they’re falling in.”

She offers online coaching throughout New Zealand. E:

Feed Nutrition

Feed Nutrition

Fuchsia Goldsmith is based in Auckland and operates consultations via Zoom. She advocates for a plant-based eating pattern and has followed a vegan diet for about 13 years. She provide talks on nutrition for various organisations and is currently the NZ Lead Dietitian for Doctors for Nutrition, which aims to provide tools to help healthcare professionals talk about plant based nutrition with their patients.

Mob: 021 0255 8245

Doctors for Nutrition

Doctors For Nutrition

A whole food plant-based (WFPB) eating pattern is a versatile, exciting, and enjoyable way to eat. It centres on unprocessed fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and beans and other legumes. Other whole or minimally processed plant-based foods are used as occasional condiments.

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