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Date: Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Our next Vegan Sausage Award contender is the new kid on the block: Howler Hotdogs' Vege Dogs. A mighty meatless sausage covered in crispy, dairy-free batter and served on a stick, these veganised classics come in both regular and 'Mini Munchers' size. When you hear "hot dog", does your mind go to the on a stick or in a bun variety first? The future is vegan 😎🌻

Date: Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Our next entry to the NZ Vegan Sausage Awards is something a little different: Field Roast's Smoked Apple Sage sausage. Created with a grind of the company's own grain meat and seasoned with vegetables, herbs and spices, these snarlers are a unique taste experience. Has anyone sampled any of Field Roast's sausage flavours? The future is vegan 😎🌻

Date: Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Our next contender for the NZ vegan sausage champion title is TONZU's Organic Vegan Sausage. This dairy free, gluten free sausie is made with BioGro Certified Organic ingredients by staff that are paid a living wage ❤️ What's your favourite classic sausage dish to veganise? The future is vegan 😎🌻

Date: Tuesday, 18 June 2019

One News' latest multimedia Consumer Series looks at how we can become more conscious consumers, including ditching dairy! It's a nicely put-together resource, check it out. The future is vegan 😎🌻

Date: Monday, 17 June 2019

We're not closed-minded in our search for NZ's best vegan sausage, so today's entrant comes in roll form: The Fry Family Food Co. Meat Free Sausage Rolls! A delicious plant-based take on a traditional fav, these sausages rolls pack succulent sausage filling into a flaky puff pastry wrapping. When do you like to bust out a solid sausage roll serving? The future is vegan 😎🌻

Date: Monday, 17 June 2019

First we got the Anti-Terminator, and now Gandalf the Green! Welcome to the revolution, PJ. The future is vegan 😎🌻

The directors behind the Titanic and Hobbit movies hope to bring a meatless future to life.

Date: Sunday, 16 June 2019

Our next contender for the coveted title of NZ's best vegan sausage is a stone-cold classic: Vegie Delights' Classic Hot Dog! Not only do these snags do a deliciously on-point hot dog impression, but they are high in iron, B12, zinc and protein. What's your favourite way to use vegan hot dogs? The future is vegan 😎🌻

Date: Sunday, 16 June 2019

Good, let's get that number down to zero. Live exports are a disgrace. The future is vegan 😎🌻

No surprises trade will be reviewed, exporter says.

Date: Saturday, 15 June 2019

It's catching on in the mainstream: plant-based milk is where it's at for the environment. The future is vegan 😎🌻

But if you do drink cow's milk, New Zealand's dairy herd produces the most sustainable in the world, according to a recent study.

Date: Friday, 14 June 2019

A little weekend inspo from hip-hop legend of the Black Eyed Peas: "I'm violently vegan. I'm fighting for a healthier me and a healthier planet. I started realising ... urgh, I was eating, like, rotted animal lactate ... that came from freaking cow's tit? That's disgusting. "We operate on frequencies that are wireless. We put satellites that orbit the planet. Why are we acting like freaking savage predators still? Haven't we evolved?" The future is vegan 😎🌻

Date: Friday, 14 June 2019

Anyone been caught up in this apparent 'anti-nutrient' brouhaha? According to dietitian Brittany Michels, it's not really anything to worry about... "The beneficial nutrients of plant-based foods far outweigh the negative effects." The future of good nutrition is vegan 😎🌻

They're found in plenty of foods known for being healthy, so should we be cutting them from our diet altogether?

Date: Thursday, 13 June 2019

Drink adventurous beers and eat delicious grains from around the world to fight biodiversity loss? We can do that! This is a great article that looks at the food production system through an intersectional lens; including issues of food access, wages, and globalisation. The future is vegan 😎🌻

Earth's biodiversity is under threat. How can we, as eaters, be part of the solution?

Date: Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Dr. Jane Goodall, aka fairy godmother of the whole freakin' planet, reminds Beck Eleven and her young TV audience that every animal feels. Great job spreading compassion and environmental awareness to the rangatahi, Jane and Beck! The future of is vegan 😎🌻

OPINION: There are plenty of things to be afraid of as you grow older, but it seems you can overcome some of the more irrational fears with the right exposure.

Date: Tuesday, 11 June 2019

We couldn’t be prouder to announce Aotearoa has its first vegan MP in Gareth Hughes MP! Gareth gave our Easy Kiwi 21 Day Vegan Challenge ( a whirl and now he is eating delicious, nutritious, environmentally-friendly vegan meals full time. Read the full story in the forthcoming issue of NZ Vegan Magazine. You’re a real example of leadership with integrity, Gareth.

Date: Tuesday, 11 June 2019

NBA superstar John Salley reckons it's time for athletes to wake up and smell the plant-based advantages. "I want to let everyone know you don’t have to be a wimp [to go plant-based] or have a bad attitude about it, and it tastes as good as the stuff that they told you was good for you." The future of sporting excellence is vegan 😎🌻

Four-time NBA champion John Salley is on a mission to promote a plant-based diet, and wants people to give Beyond Meat a try.

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