Vegan for your health

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What does vegan mean?

Vegans do not eat meat (fish, shellfish, livestock or poultry) eggs, dairy products, honey, gelatine or use leather, fur, silk, wool, cosmetics or soaps derived from animal products.

Why go vegan? For the animals, the environment and your health, read more here.

What does the Vegan Society do? Read about us here.

Go vegan

Tips and resources to help you go vegan, including meal ideas, nutritional information, dairy alternatives, and more.

Recipes & resources

Recipes, and resources for vegans in New Zealand! Including shopping tips, travel tips, and where to eat out.


The vegan society magazine, Green for Life, is sent out with your vegan society membership. You can also order online and read past articles.


Vegan blogs

Latest blog Conversation stopper by Apollo.

Vegan Profile

Vegan profiles

Read profiles of New Zealand vegans. Latest profile: Uala Toamaka, Teacher - Grey Lynn School


Check out the Vegan Societies range of Tees and Hoodies and order online.

What's new?

New for 2018, Vegan Society member discounts!

discounts.jpg The Vegan Society have launched member discounts with participating business members, watch this space as more places are added. See directory listings - discounts

Upcoming events

Christchurch - Christchurch Vegan Expo | Sunday, 28 October 2018

See the events page for more events and details.

News feed:

Date: Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Great story. What made you go vegan?

In a recent interview to discuss his new film, "You Were Never Really Here," plant-based actor and animal rights activist Joaquin Phoenix described the moment that made him go vegan 40 years ago.

Date: Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Not sure what to do with tofu or why? Come along to our Vegan 101 on 26th April in Grey Lynn. Tickets at Eventfinder below, bookings essential.

Vegan 101, A friendly and practical workshop for this who are new to veganism and plant-based ..., Auckland Trades Hall, Auckland, Auckland, 26 April 2018,

Date: Monday, 16 April 2018

This deliciousness looks awesome! Go find it in your supermarket today 😎🌻

Date: Sunday, 15 April 2018

Where have you used your card? Tell us in the comments below 😎🌻

Vegan member discounts directory.

Go to news page to read more.