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Media Spokesperson
Claire Insley B.Sc. Adv.Dip. (they/them)

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Latest Vegan Society Aotearoa Press Releases​

Vegan Society Aotearoa Media mentions

NZ Cows

It’s Official – Animal Exploitation is Unethical 4 October 2022 The Vegan Society More than 400 academics from 39 countries, specialized in …

abundance food

Connecting the dots: animal exploitation and climate change 19 September 2022 The Vegan Society Scoop Independent News There is a growing body …

End Speciesism Day

Call to End Speciesism 26 August 2022 The Vegan Society The Vegan Society Aotearoa is joining forces with a worldwide movement to …

Price Parity

Plant-based Price Parity 8 August 2022 The Vegan Society Scoop Independent News Let’s Go Vegan A Dutch survey found that vegan meat …

abundance food

We Must Protect All Life for Our Collective Future 28 June 2021 The Vegan Society A recent paper published in Neuroepidemiology calls …

Plant Based Treaty workshop

Global Veganism now a Survival Imperative – IPCC expert 28 June 2021 Hamish Cardwell Radio New Zealand and One News Governments are …

Beehive

To mark International Earth Day (22nd April), the Vegan Society has challenged the Climate Change Minister James Shaw, to eat vegan for 21 days.

Earth Overshoot Day

It’s Earth Overshoot Day 29 July 2021 The Vegan Society The Solutions to Climate Change Lie with our Farming Scoop Independent News …

NZ Climate change

To mark International Earth Day (22nd April), the Vegan Society has challenged the Climate Change Minister James Shaw, to eat vegan for 21 days.

Climate Change Minister NZ

Almost all New Zealand rivers running through urban and farming areas (95-99%) carry pollution above water quality guidelines, while most of the nation’s wetlands (90%) have been drained, and many freshwater fish species (76%) are threatened or at risk.

The Vegan Society of New Zealand has issued the Minister for Women, Jan Tinetti, a challenge to go Dairy Free for 7 days to mark International Women’s Day. Celebrated world over, this day highlights the struggles of everyday women within the patriarchal society.

The Vegan Society have challenged Auckland’s Mayor, Phil Goff, to go vegan for the planet as part of their VIP March Challenge. Although there is a national climate change mitigation plan in place, few agencies are willing to actually put these plans into action.

No-vaccine-for-climate-crisis

There is no Vaccine for the Climate Crisis. 22 February 2022 The Vegan Society Scoop Independent News The recent weather events are …

Ditch Dairy NZ

Spotlight on a Sunset Industry. 1 February 2022 The Vegan Society Scoop Independent News FebNoDairy – Spotlight on a Sunset Industry. As global …

Cutting beyond meat sausages

The Spin Off Ranks Vegan Sausages 27 Dec 2021 The Vegan Society First published March 19, 2021 The Spin Off We are …

Kai Pai

Kai Pai wins two awards 9 Dec 2021 The Vegan Society Innovative Wānaka piemakers Kai Pai Bakery have won two coveted awards …

Logan McClean

Logan McClean Wins Cafe Boutique 28 June 2021 The Vegan Society Whangārei cafe Logan MacLean has seen one of its vegan pies …

New Zealand Vegan Pie awards Judging

Vegan Pies are a Winner 7 Dec 2021 The Vegan Society AM Show The AM Show are lucky enough to taste some …

Xmas Savoury Strudel

Christmas Feasts without the Beasts 25 Nov 2021 The Vegan Society Radio New Zealand Every year, humans eat more than 300 million …

Eliminate animal agriculture by 2050. 24 November 2021 The Vegan Society The Vegan Society has called for a reduction in livestock by …

Jacinda

Morning Show Challenges Jacinda 4 Nov 2021 The Vegan Society The AM Show’s presenter Ryan asks Jacinda Ardern if she will take …

Greta-Thunberg-lge

Fuck the kids, I want a burger. 15 November 2021 The Vegan Society As the latest round of Cop talks ends, with …

Inghams drops dairy

Inghams Drops Dairy from ‘Plant based’ Nuggets after Criticism 9 Nov 2021 The Vegan Society Food giant Inghams has bowed to public …

Vegan Treats ice cream

Vegan Treats Ranked in Order 26 October 2021 The Vegan Society Stuff News We tested and ranked all the vegan lollies, chocolates …

Kit Kat

Vegan Kit Kat arrives in NZ 13 October 2021 The Vegan Society A new vegan chocolate bar has arrived , but larger …

Battery Chickens

Cruel Eggs no fun for Chickens 8 October 2021 The Vegan Society Scoop Independent News World Egg Day is traditionally celebrated on …

Vegan Cheese Awards

The Holy Grail of Vegan Cheese 5 August 2021 The Vegan Society Stuff News Vegan cheese: The Holy Grail of plant-based dairy …

Vegan cheese awards

First Ever Vegan Cheese Awards 19 July 2021 The Vegan Society Newstalk ZB What does it take for a vegan cheese to …

Vegan Cheese Awards

Vegan Cheeses Under the Knife 19 July 2021 The Vegan Society Radio New Zealand Whether it is melted in a toastie, on …

Judges-Sausages-21

Best Breakfast Banger Winner 29 June 2021 The Vegan Society Restaurant & Cafe News The Vegan Sausage Awards, which take place annually …

STUFF
Could going vegan slash your grocery bill by 40%
03/08/22

CARBON NEWS
Petition to support transition to plant-based agriculture.
29/07/22

STUFF
Cost of living: Eating vegan without blowing the budget.
29/06/22

FARMERS WEEKLY
Lettuce from the high country, anyone?
27/06/22

HEALTHIER LIVES NEWSLETTER
23/06/22

95FM
Veganism and Climate Change
10/06/22

THE PLATFORM NZ
Claire Insley on Global Veganism

NEWSTALK ZB
Claire Insley: Humanity needs to change the way that we do things.
08/06/22

ODT
Global Veganisation ‘now a survival imperative’
08/06/22

RNZ
Governments urged to transition to plant-based diets.
08/06/22

NEWSHUB
Google searches point to Kiwis’ hunger for vegan knowledge.
05/06/22

STUFF
The secret to making vegan chocolate is only using two ingredients.
15/05/22