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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 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: Kristine Bartley, Owner of Sweet Release Cakes and Treats


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

What's new?

NEW! - Vegan Directory

Directory.png The vegan directory contains listings of vegan Society cafe or business members, plus many other vegan owned businesses, vegan friendly doctors and more. Please get in touch if you would like to add a listing or to get more details on how to become a business member and support us.

Upcoming events

Wellington - Vegan Chalk Challenge with James Aspey | Thursday, 23 November 2017

Northland - Vegan Expo | Saturday, 25 November 2017

Wellington - James Aspey - Wellington Public Talk | Saturday, 25 November 2017

Wellington - Cube of Truth: Wellington, November 25th ft. James Aspey | Saturday, 25 November 2017

Auckland - Monthly Potluck | Saturday, 2 December 2017

See the events page for more events and details.

News feed:

Date: Sunday, 19 November 2017

Our favourite vegan doctor is coming to Auckland...

Nutrition doctor reveals golden rules of diet he wished he'd been taught long ago.

Date: Saturday, 18 November 2017

And we know some vegans who also didn't like the chicken picture... but everyone agrees the product is tasty as!

The poultry industry is crying foul over the way a new plant-based chicken product is being presented to consumers.

Date: Friday, 17 November 2017

HELP WANTED PLEASE! Kia ora team, my colleague and I are doing some market research for a uni paper and are desperately needing to conduct a few interviews. We are looking for people between the ages of 19-35yrs who are conscious about their health and nutrition and live a busy lifestyle with work or looking after a family. It will be a short face-to-face interview (or over the video call if easier) . IT will be short interview , any help with much appreciated. Please contact Junior Apisaloma on Facebook

Date: Thursday, 16 November 2017

To celebrate our upcoming 10,000th like we have a copy of the Healthy Food Guide recipe book, with most recipes veganised where possible (by yours truly!) Comment below and one lucky person will win 😎🌻

Go to news page to read more.