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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

Tauranga - Vegan Meetup - Christmas Picnic at Yatton Park | Sunday, 17 December 2017

See the events page for more events and details.

News feed:

Date: Friday, 15 December 2017

Why not try your luck with this awesome competition? Vegan treats hamper prize 😎🌻

Christmas is a magical time of year when we come together with the people we love. It’s also the perfect time to celebrate compassion and practice kindness.

Date: Wednesday, 13 December 2017

Great article about the different plant milks available

Soya, almond, coconut, hazelnut, oat, cashew, rice and even hemp and quinoa, there’s a non-dairy milk alternative for everyone now. Whether your ditching the dairy for health benefits, sustainability or animal rights, we now have more choice than ever. But not all vegan milks are created equal. Ti...

Date: Tuesday, 12 December 2017

The Vegan Society of Aotearoa, New Zealand shared a link.

The Impossible Burger is said to be coming out on top when sold alongside beef- “outselling conventional burgers from cows”.

Date: Monday, 11 December 2017

We are happy to share the publishing of this. Watch out for an interview and book review in our Autumn issue of the Vegan magazine, free to all paid up members, $8.50 from selected shops.

Go to news page to read more.