Date: Saturday, 17 February 2018
Our famous How to Vegan is back in Grey Lynn on 27th February. Tickets available from Eventfinder
Vegan 101, A friendly and practical workshop for those who are new to a vegan/plant-based ..., Auckland Trades Hall, Auckland, Auckland, 27 February 2018,
Date: Friday, 16 February 2018
If you're looking for something to do in Wellington this Sunday
*Please be early and prepared (clothing, water, charged devices).
*If coming late please make yourself known to an organizer so they can give you a 1:1 briefing.
*On time means on site, ready to go at 345pm for Briefing.
*If driving, park on Tyers Road at 330pm so you have time to walk up to the vigil site. (***Strictly NO parking at vigil site***)
*Briefing is important, it is where you will learn how these vigils will run safely and effectively.
*Debriefing will be at 6pm sharp.
Please respect your marshals and organizers.
On Sunday, February 18th, organisers from Wellington Animal Save encourage you to join us in bearing witness to animals being sent to slaughter at Taylor Preston, Ngauranga Gorge.
We believe in non-violence and the transformational power of compassion. We follow a Tolstoyian perspective in that we do not believe in turning away from suffering, but instead moving closer to it.
Please bring a camera and your compassion. Please bring friends, family or come on your own! Whether we have a big or small presence, the animals need us!
We would love for you to send through your photos and videos from the event to feature on our social media platforms. We also encourage you to livestream on the day to help get the word out and raise awareness!
You will need to park at Tyers Road or there is a bus stop at the site or carpool. Carpool will be available, please get in touch with us directly for this.
If you have any questions about this event or think that you may be interested in being a volunteer or organizer with our group, please message us or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
MORE INFO ABOUT WELLINGTON ANIMAL SAVE
The Save Movement is a global organisation thriving off compassion, empathy, awareness and transparency. It is comprised of people passionate about vegan activism and animal rights - meaning anyone can get involved!
The movement's underlying method of raising awareness around animal agriculture is by bearing witness to the animals suffering, being present in the face of injustice and being their help, their voice and their protector.
THE SAVE MOVEMENT CODE OF CONDUCT
We hold peaceful vigils at slaughterhouses to bear witness to the millions of farmed animals whose lives are needlessly taken each day, and to bring public awareness to their plight.
Bearing witness to the living animals that we consume has a profound effect on our choices and to our attitude towards these sentient beings who are mostly hidden from public view.
To witness and to feel their suffering, to see them as the unique, individual lives that they are will strengthen our resolve to end this cruelty.
We believe that ending violence and oppression must be done with love and kindness for all beings, regardless of sex, race or species.
Respect to Animals
• Stay Calm: Animals are very sensitive to our energy. Approach truck slowly, calmly and quietly so as not to frighten animals more than they are already.
• Noise: Animals are extremely sensitive to noise and are already under a great deal of stress. Consider not speaking at all or, if you must, speak in a soft and quiet tone.
• Water: Do not spray or throw water at them or in the truck.
• Touching: Exercise discretion when engaging with and touching the animals; don't scare them.
• Safety marshals, wearing reflective vests, will be appointed to keep attendees safe near trucks.
• Approach truck when safety marshal signals that it's safe. Truck drivers cannot see you.
• Stay on the ground, do not climb trucks.
• Bear witness on curb side of truck, not on traffic side.
• Don't put arms in trucks. If truck moves or animals panic, you can be seriously injured.
Interactions with Truck Drivers and Plant Employees
• Speak to drivers, employees, and police with respect, even if they do not. We are there to promote peace.
• Resist temptation to react/respond to provoking from employees in a negative manner.
• Oppose violence with love and kindness.
• Stay peaceful and positive. Avoid temptation to respond to negative comments with negative responses.
• When not bearing witness, hold a sign at the road or leaflet. If you choose not to, please go to designated break area so as not to detract from the seriousness of our message. Let's make this short time speaking up for animals as effective as possible. They need us!
Date: Thursday, 15 February 2018
Vegans in Hamilton are in for a treat with this fabulous Food Festival
We want to bring all the best Vegan food to you in Hamilton over the Summer!
Our event is FREE! join us on the 17th February 2018
Date: Wednesday, 14 February 2018
And it could be end for rodeos too...
SAFE: 'Rodeo's time is up. This cruelty will soon be consigned to the history books.'
Date: Tuesday, 13 February 2018
The end of factory farming is nigh...
The time's approaching when farmed meat and 'clean meat' sit side by side.
Date: Monday, 12 February 2018
The future is vegan. Yes, we will keep saying it. The Impossible Meat Company is helping to make animal agriculture a thing of the past. This can only be good for the animals, who will no longer be bred to be eaten and abused, for the planet, whose resources will no longer be squandered on breeding animals for food and possibly good for your health too?
Besieged by celebrity vegetarians, our agriculture industry is taking up challenge to find alternatives to old-style farmed meat.
Date: Sunday, 11 February 2018
The future is vegan. Are you here on the first step or will you wait until it becomes the norm?
OPINION: Rapidly falling meat consumption is not only great news for the planet – it’s great for your wallet, too.
Date: Saturday, 10 February 2018
3 dates to choose from. These info evenings might be your next step?
PLEDGEME EQUITY RAISE, 22ND FEBRUARY 2018
We have joined forces with Malcolm & Melanie Rands, eco-pioneers and founders of internationally award-winning ecostore to drive growth in the plant-based food sector, providing consumers with better access to quality, organic wholefoods.
With the leadership and expertise of our new cornerstone shareholders, we are ready to take advantage of the growing opportunities in the expanding wholefoods sector, both locally and internationally, while staying true to our core values of creating delicious, organic and quality hand-made products, with ethics and sustainability at the heart of it all.
We need the investment of like-minded eco and health conscious consumers, to help us realise our potential, to meet the growing demand for real, honest food products from an increasingly expanding sector of eco and health conscious consumers.
Join our equity crowd-funding campaign with PledgeMe, to own shares in our company, and help us lead the way into the future of good food!
Our Equity Crowdfunding Campaign will go live on the PledgeMe Platform on Thursday 22nd February, 2018.
EQUITY RAISE INFORMATION EVENINGS
13th and 22nd February – The Unbakery Ponsonby, 1A Summer Street
2 sessions: 5-6pm and 6-7pm.
Opportunity to speak with founders of Little Bird Organics Megan May and Jeremy Bennett, founders of ecostore and cornerstone Little Bird Organics shareholders Malcolm and Melanie Rands and Little Bird Organics GM Leonard Mead.
19th February – Prefab Hall, 14 Jesse Street, Te Aro
1 session: 6-7pm.
Opportunity to speak with founders of Little Bird Organics Megan May and Jeremy Bennett and founder of ecostore and cornerstone Little Bird Organics shareholders Malcolm Rands.
If you are interested in attending a session, please RSVP your name and the session you'd like to attend to: RSVP@littlebirdorganics.co.nz
Street parking is available on Ponsonby Road, Summer Street, and surrounding streets. Please be mindful of local residents, and do not park across driveways.
Date: Saturday, 10 February 2018
Food of the future?
An innovative approach to food design at Otago Polytechnic will be on show at Auckland's Britomart this week. Lecturers and students from Otago...
Date: Friday, 9 February 2018
New! Purebread easy to make vegan just swapping out honey for organic molasses. Online orders taken now with free delivery for>$26 orders and 50 plus products to choose from. Bob from Purebread 0274 575 964
Date: Thursday, 8 February 2018
Love to see these new vegan milkshakes now available in Tauranga. The shop is located at Fraser Cove Shopping Centre.
Date: Wednesday, 7 February 2018
This is awesome to see. Many ex rodeo riders and crew would agree
COMMENT: So, we all know in our hearts that rodeo is wrong.
Date: Tuesday, 6 February 2018
This is very good news for the animals. Each meal eaten with less animals means less animals being bred for death in the future. These are important steps to see towards a vegan future
'Farmers just aren't respected' – that's the Kiwi message to global consumers who are eating less meat.
Date: Monday, 5 February 2018
Great to see that Jetstar is responding to the demand for vegan options! 😎🌻
For years, travellers have been asking for it. Now the airline has revealed a whole new range of inflight dining options for its passengers.
Date: Saturday, 3 February 2018
More countries are revising their dietary advice and this is really heartening to see
Is meat as bad for you as junk food?
Read more on our facebook page.