July is Vegan Cheese Month

July is Vegan Cheese Month

Date: 05 Jul 2020Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa In a world first, the Vegan Society Aotearoa has declared July to be Vegan Cheese Month in New Zealand, to celebrate the incredible array of plant-based cheeses now available to us. These tasty and versatile cheese...
A Greener Safer Future

A Greener Safer Future

Date: 24 May 2020Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa The incredible global response to the pandemic shows us that we can act, if we need to, to suddenly mobilise and ensure that people are safe. There is provision being made for people who have lost income. Our eyes...
Animal agriculture causes pandemics and pandemonium

Animal agriculture causes pandemics and pandemonium

Date: 08 Apr 2020Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa Climate change, deforestation, ocean dead zones, wildlife habitat loss, overuse of resources and now pandemics. Animal agriculture is responsible for all of these, at least in part. So far we have resisted reducing...
Stay Home and Stay Safe

Stay Home and Stay Safe

Date: 05 Apr 2020Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa A special message to all our web visitors in these strange, uncertain, unusual and confusing times. Firstly, we would like to say a huge thanks to all the emergency services and key workers at this time, who are...
Nutrition Month Challenge

Nutrition Month Challenge

Date: 01 Mar 2020Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa There are so many high profile vegans these days, it seems everyone from Arnold Swarzenegger, Harrison Ford and Bill Clinton are eschewing meat and dairy in favour of plant-based alternatives. Our most high profile...
FebNoDairy 2020

FebNoDairy 2020

Date: 29 Jan 2020Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa What is FebNoDairy? It is a growing movement to reduce and remove dairy from your diet. Cow’s milk is designed for calves and it therefore has poor health effects on humans who consume it beyond the weaning years....

A New Future

Date: 27 Jan 2020Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa In the light of the Australian bush fires and the devestation caused there, we need to ensure a similar situation doesn’t happen here in New Zealand. While on the face of it, the appalling fires seem to be hard...
International Volunteer Day

International Volunteer Day

Date: 03 Dec 2019Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa 5th December is International Volunteer Day and we would like to thank our 30 odd volunteers who have given us hundreds of hours of their time this year. Volunteering for the Vegan Society is a fairly thankless task...

Meet the winners of New Zealand’s Vegan Pie Awards

Date: 05 Nov 2019Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa We are delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 Vegan Pie Awards. Richoux Patisserie put on a very good show this time round, winning and co-winning several categories at the event organised by the Vegan Society...
VWA World Leader Challenge

VWA World Leader Challenge

Date: 31 Oct 2019Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa In an unprecedented world first, four vegan societies are challenging their Prime Ministers to try a vegan challenge for a month. As part of our commitment to a vegan world, the Vegan Society Aotearoa has teamed up...
New Zealand’s Vegan Pie Awards

New Zealand’s Vegan Pie Awards

Date: 31 Oct 2019Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa We are delighted to announce the return of the Vegan Pie Awards for their second year. After the runaway success of last year’s inaugural pie competition, we have another great selection of pie makers willing...

Shoddy science stokes stroke panic

Date: 11 Sep 2019Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa   A recent report stated that the EPIC dietary study of heart and stroke disease incidences found that vegans had a higher rate of stroke than meat eaters. Contrary to the media report, the main outcome from...
Media hype on vegan health continues

Media hype on vegan health continues

Date: 09 Sep 2019Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa The BBC recently published an article stating that vegans had a higher likelihood of stroke. Nothing more than sensationalist headlining, but it was leapt upon by media outlets worldwide, loudly proclaiming “oh your...
Vegan World Alliance

Vegan World Alliance

Date: 29 Aug 2019Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa In a world first we are delighted to announce that the vegan societies of four different countries have come together to form a Vegan World Alliance. New Zealand has joined with the Netherlands, Canada and Australia...

UN Calls for Plant Based Farming

Date: 11 Aug 2019Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa The latest IPCC report clearly outlines the absolute dire necessity for the world to come together to reassess it’s land and water use. The focus is very much upon food production systems and how we simply...

The Auckland Food Show

Date: 25 Jul 2019Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa The Auckland Food Show: ASB Showgrounds From 25th – 28th July, open from noon every day. We have been running Vegan Cheese Month throughout July and are ending by attending the Auckland Food Show this coming...
July is Vegan Cheese Month

July is Vegan Cheese Month

In a world first, the Vegan Society Aotearoa has declared July to be Vegan Cheese Month in New Zealand, to celebrate the incredible array of plant-based cheeses now available to us. These tasty and versatile cheese alternatives are made from peas, maize, potato,...