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 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 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: Sunday, 18 March 2018

In stores very shortly, check out our new look magazine 😀🌻 Want to know where to buy from? Want a free copy? Join the Society today. No stockists near you? Go in to your local shop and ask them to stock it 😎🌻

Date: Thursday, 15 March 2018

Coming soon the Vegan trademark will take the guesswork out of shopping

A rise in popularity in veganism has prompted more labelling on foods in New Zealand. The Vegetarian and Vegan Society is launching a tick of approval to

Date: Tuesday, 13 March 2018

We are delighted to announce that Vegie Delights have launched a new range of products here in NZ. Watch out for them in stores from today!

Date: Monday, 12 March 2018

Great opportunity for someone 😎🌻

🥦🍑🍉ATTENTION FOODIES🍉🍑🥦 Our Kawai Purapura kitchen, catering and new café will be super busy heading into our fun festival and retreat season and we have some volunteer positions available now. We need enthusiastic foodies to assist our head chef Fran to create beautiful nourishing organic vegan meals and drinks for our retreats and festivals. If you think that you or someone you know will fit in perfectly with our amazing team, then please send your resume and contact details to our volunteer coordinator Eilin on We look forward to hearing from you soon. KP Team

Go to news page to read more.