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! - 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

Rotorua - Rotovegans Monthly get-together | Thursday, 26 October 2017

Waikato - World Vegan Day High Tea at Zealong Tea Estate | Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Auckland - Monthly Potluck | Saturday, 4 November 2017

Bay of Plenty - Waihi Vegetarian Festival | Sunday, 19 November 2017

Horowhenua - Cantonese & Szechuan Buffet | Sunday, 19 November 2017

See the events page for more events and details.

News feed:

Date: Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Looks like more plant based foods are on the horizon with NZ playing a part. Dairy farmers this is your opportunity to change calling

Led by Sir Peter Jackson, New Zealand may become a force in the plant-based protein business.

Date: Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Available in Auckland at all Farro stores, New World Stonefields and the museum shop.

Young Enterprise 2017! � Vegan-friendly cupcake mixes for families � No additives, artificial colours, flavours or preservatives � NZ �

Date: Monday, 16 October 2017

Or ditch the dairy and get into horticulture...

Synthetic foods pose a genuine threat to our agricultural industry, but also offer the opportunity to market innovative products with a much smaller environment

Go to news page to read more.