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Becoming vegan is easy and we're here to help you

More and more people are becoming vegan and for all kinds of reasons. The great news is, all of them are positive! Eliminating animal products from our lives is good news for the environment, for our health and for the animals. Plants can provide all the nutrition we need. There are new food groups to discover and new taste sensations to explore. Find some inspiration here. Here’s what some others have said about becoming vegan

You can help us grow veganism in New Zealand too, by supporting our work. We offer businesses the opportunities to connect to a vegan customer base and vice versa through our business membership.

The Vegan Society of Aotearoa NZ is a registered charity.

Try vegan

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

Why vegan

Why be vegan? For the animals, the environment, and your health. Find out more.

Recipes & resources

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

Member discounts

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


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


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

What's new?

World Plant Milk Day

plant milk day.jpg New Zealand it’s time to listen as Plant Milks make an impact around the world. We are celebrating World Plant Milk day on 22 August 2018. Research is now showing that the switch to plant-based milk is a great choice for your health, the environment and for animals. Read more...

Upcoming events

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

Christchurch - Christchurch Vegan Expo | Sunday, 28 October 2018

See the events page for more events and details.

News feed:

Date: Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Be sure to watch Vegan Society guest spokesperson Maaka Mckenzie- Apollo Taito's vegan army colleague, discuss World Plant Milk Day on Maori TV tonight. The Kawekorero show!!

Date: Tuesday, 21 August 2018

We suggest Kiwis try the 7-day dairy free challenge, check it out here

Date: Monday, 20 August 2018

The Official Animal Rights March is coming up this Saturday 25th. We are really counting on you being there to show your support and be a voice for the animals! We're meeting at Mahuhukiterangi Reserve (by the seaside entrance to Spark Arena in Auckland CBD). Please let us know if there is anything we can do to help you get along. Find us by our banner! See

Date: Sunday, 19 August 2018

As far as I'm concerned this makes veganism officially mainstream! For around $9.60 lucky vegans in the UK can go to a cheap mainstream supermarket and get an entire cheeseboard! Come on NZ supermarkets we have some awesome vegan cheeses in NZ 😎🌻

The perfect gift for the dairy-free person in your life.

Go to news page to read more.