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Date: Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Following up on this morning's post, here's an oldie but a goodie from Stuff to stem any vegan child-raising panic you might have been feeling. 👩🏼‍👦🏼❤️🍎 "It's weird that stories focus on parents being vegan or not as opposed to giving nutritious food to their kids or not." Word, Flip Grater. The future of our tamariki is vegan 😎🌻

Two-year-old Anaïs chooses olives over cake. She's the healthiest kid around.

www.stuff.co.nz


Date: Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Unfit parents 'nearly starve their baby to death' Hey Newshub, we fixed your headline for you. I'm glad the baby is doing better now. And the vegan burning hysteria is getting pretty tired, old media. Hot news tip: The future is vegan 😎🌻 *NOTE* The original wording of this post contained a reference to the subjects' mental health that was both baseless and insensitive. To anyone who was made to feel uncomfortable or distressed by the earlier wording, you have my sincerer apologies and a promise to do better around this issue in the future. - Adrian

The emaciated baby was found "close to possible death".

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Date: Monday, 18 February 2019

Our friends and supporters The Butcher’s Son, Tart Bakery and Little bird organics & The Unbakery are making faves in the media 🥦🌊 It really is astounding to see how much the vegan food scene has developed in Auckland in just a few short years. The Vegan Society is very proud to be the organisation leading the charge for individuals, businesses and institutions in Aotearoa. The future of dinning out is vegan 😎🌻

Rebecca Zephyr Thomas meets the Auckland chefs ensuring vegan food is delicious and pious-free.

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Date: Monday, 18 February 2019

Today on FebNoDairy Action News we cross to guerrilla investigative reporter Chris Huriwai as he eviscerates Dairy NZ's latest propaganda offensive. Shifting the blame for contaminated waterways from dirty dairy to urban individuals? Yeah, nah. The future of clean waterways is vegan 😎🌻 #FebNoDairy

Top 10 Tips to Protect Water - "Powered by DairyNZ"

Chris Huriwai

Join me as I go over the top 10 freshwater protection tips from DairyNZ 'The Vision Is Clear' is the new public relations campaign from DairyNZ, their goal is to shift the conversation away from dairy farmers and onto general members of the public. Is this fair? Is the current conversation really as imbalanced as DairyNZ say? Should we be giving them a break?? If you find this video informative, please share it with your friends! If you see an ad under the title of DairyNZ or The Vision Is Clear, make sure to tell them your feelings on this issue! And don't forget, if you see cows in waterways or any other dirty dairy nonsense, tag DairyNZ, nzherald.co.nz, NZME. and hashtag #dirtydairy #februdairy #fonterra #dairynz #dairyfree #dairyfreekiwi

Join me as I go over the top 10 freshwater protection tips from DairyNZ 'The Vision Is Clear' is the new public relations campaign from DairyNZ, their goal is to shift the conversation away from dairy farmers and onto general members of the public. Is this fair? Is the current conversation really as imbalanced as DairyNZ say? Should we be giving them a break?? If you find this video informative, please share it with your friends! If you see an ad under the title of DairyNZ or The Vision Is Clear, make sure to tell them your feelings on this issue! And don't forget, if you see cows in waterways or any other dirty dairy nonsense, tag DairyNZ, nzherald.co.nz, NZME. and hashtag #dirtydairy #februdairy #fonterra #dairynz #dairyfree #dairyfreekiwi

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Date: Sunday, 17 February 2019

Sandra Kyle, Whanganui's 'Singing Vegan', is off to India to accept an international award for her work for animals. Known for singing to animals to comfort them as they are shipped to the meatworks, Sandra will be awarded the Philip Wollen Animal Welfare Award in the north Indian state of Haryana. The kicker is; she has no idea who nominated her for the award! C'mon, hands up, was it one of you? The future is vegan 😎🌻

Whanganui woman to visit Haryana and receive award for work on behalf of animals.

www.nzherald.co.nz


Date: Sunday, 17 February 2019

Twelve-year-old vegan activists Genesis Butler wants to offer the Pope a million dollars for charity if he goes vegan for Lent. No question that she’s an amazing young person, but do you think offering this to one of the wealthiest institutions on the globe is an effective strategy? Either way, the future is vegan 😎🌻

Genesis Butler became a vegan when she was six. Now 12, Butler is leading the Million Dollar Vegan campaign to encourage people to eat less meat and dairy products in order to fight climate change. The campaign is backed by celebrities including Paul McCartney and is offering Pope Francis a million....

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Date: Sunday, 17 February 2019

That’s a wrap on another Auckland Lantern Festival 🏮🎊🐷💥 We found this excellent Vegan Eats stall, serving up fried faux prawns, drumsticks, noodles and more! Did you make any good vegan food finds this weekend?

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Date: Saturday, 16 February 2019

Columnist Gwynne Dyer doesn't think we can rely on people to change their habits to save the planet, and is banking on tech companies to save us through "cell-based meat" 👩‍🔬🧫🥩❓ Would you eat lab-grown meat if it had no animal or environmental impact? Do you think the likes of Silicon Valley can be relied on to pave the way to a better future?

We need a significant overhaul, changing the world food system on a scale not seen before

www.nzherald.co.nz


Date: Saturday, 16 February 2019

Rihanna expands her cruelty-free lingerie range for Valentine's Day. RiRi's Fenty Beauty line features silk-free, fully vegan outfits that are also "body inclusive" for all shapes and sizes. The future of fashion is vegan 😎🌻

Rihanna released a silk-free, completely vegan lingerie collection for Valentine's Day!

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Date: Friday, 15 February 2019

The vegan Magnums have landed in time for FebNoDairy. Who’s tried them? Will the fact that Unilever, the company that makes them, tests on animals influence your purchasing decision? #FebNoDairy

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Date: Friday, 15 February 2019

West Auckland Vegans are spoiled for choice this month! Our very own Amanda Sorrenson will be holding court at the Glen Eden Library as she explains the effects our food choices have on the planet, animals and our health. Running Saturday, Feb 23, 11am - 12pm, it's the perfect event to bring curious family and friends to, ahead of dazzling them with a vegan banquet at the West Auckland Vegan Pot Luck later that evening.

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Date: Friday, 15 February 2019

Do we have any Broad City fans in the vegan house? Watch the creators and stars of the hit comedy eat progressively spicier vegan hot wings while attempting to keep their cool for a Hot Ones interview. The future of binge-able entertainment is vegan 😎🌻

Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are the creators and stars of Broad City, the beloved TV comedy now in its fifth and final season, Thursdays on Comedy Central...

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Date: Thursday, 14 February 2019

Remember when we told you Canada had re-jigged its Food Guide to downplay meat and dairy? Looks like the people were listening, and now poor old Canada has a tofu shortage! The future is vegan 😎🌻

The new 2019 Canada Food guide encourages Canadians to eat plant-based proteins. Now there’s not enough tofu to go around.

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Date: Wednesday, 13 February 2019

A meat-free Aotearoa gets closer by the day! With 10% of Kiwis now mostly or completely meat free, the vegan tipping point can't be far off. The future is vegan 😎🌻

New Zealanders are eating less meat and are more concerned about plastic than climate change.

www.stuff.co.nz


Date: Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Just a few hours left to win a table for two at tonight's ❤️Valentine's Dinner❤️ at Auckland's Green Time!

WIN: A table for two at Green Time's Valentine's Day dinner! Need some last-minute plans for your love? Maybe you fancy a late Galentine's Day? Or just an awesome meal for you and a friend? Tag the person you'd like to take with you in the comments for a chance to win. We'll draw the winners at 1pm tomorrow. Event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/1200420063448615

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