Vegan for your health

Vegan for the environment

Vegan for the animals

Join the Vegan Society

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

Taumarunui - Vegan/Vegetarian group meeting | Sunday, 17 June 2018

Wellington - Cooking: Real Life Vegan Food | Saturday, 23 June 2018

Auckland - The Official Animal Rights March 2018 | Saturday, 25 August 2018

Kapiti - Vegan Expo | Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Christchurch - Christchurch Vegan Expo | Sunday, 28 October 2018

See the events page for more events and details.

News feed:

Date: Sunday, 27 May 2018

Check out the big names who have also turned vegan 😎🌻

Going vegan is a big life choice, and these celebrities have made a commitment to it. Find out who's famous and vegan 💚

Date: Saturday, 26 May 2018

Love seeing how a vegan diet heals

While bringing laughter and smiles to audiences on international stages and Australian television, Paddison was struggling to mask an immensely painful and debilitating autoimmune disease called Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Date: Friday, 25 May 2018

Get the low down on vegan leather, from this informative article 😎🌻

Many stores — particularly those that spruik their ethical standards — are now offering ""vegan leather"" products. So are vegan leather goods just for those who want to avoid animal products? Or are they kinder on the environment too?

Date: Thursday, 24 May 2018

NZ filmmaker needs help for her project on the Cube of Truth. We have donated. Can you?

A daring young couple take a surprising message of violence to the streets, exposing the dark side of animal industries and challenging the status quo.

Go to news page to read more.