The Best Vegan Pies Are In!

The Best Vegan Pies Are In!

6th December 2021. The Best Vegan Pies are In!A recent newcomer to the competition, Wild Grain Bakery of Silverdale, Auckland, won the Supreme Winner Award with their delightful “Triple Berry Spiced Apple” pie, for the second year running. They also came runner up...

Monique Gladding

MONIQUE GLADDING, OLYMPIC ATHLETE After a near fatal accident, which left her being dragged unconscious from the bottom of a diving pool in Russia, Monique Gladding went on to achieve her childhood dream of competing at the Olympics. A promising young gymnast, Monique...
A Festive and Vegan December

A Festive and Vegan December

Have yourself a Veggy Merry Christmas! December brings us the start of summer and the run up to Xmas. Whether you need to find yummy treats for kids, Xmas lunch suggestions, BBQ tips, ideas for presents or the best Xmas recipes, our Xmas page is sure to help you...
NZ Vegan Pie Awards 2021

NZ Vegan Pie Awards 2021

Announcing the best Vegan Pies of 2021 The Vegan Society of Aotearoa New Zealand is proud to reveal the winners in our fourth annual contest to discover the very best vegan pies of all kinds from pie-makers throughout the country. A recent newcomer to the competition,...
Eliminate animal agriculture by 2050

Eliminate animal agriculture by 2050

24th November 2021Eliminate animal agriculture by 2050. The Vegan Society has called for a reduction in livestock by 20% by 2025 and continued phased reduction until there is no animal agriculture by 2050. Supporting farmers to diversify and transition towards...
Join the Pasifika Cookalong

Join the Pasifika Cookalong

Join in our regular Vegan Pasifika Cookalong.Streaming live online, our next demo is on Saturday December 19th at 10.30am ~ join us for brunch!We’re cooking up Cook Islands Chop Suey! The NZ Vegan Society’s vegan Pasifika Cookalong will be livestreaming. Stock...
Dairy Free Awards 2022

Dairy Free Awards 2022

The best Dairy Free?   YOU DECIDE! We are running our third Dairy Free Awards over this coming February and we want your help to make it better than ever. Our Dairy Free Awards have always been a People’s Choice Awards, with our members and social media...
Fuck the kids, I want a burger

Fuck the kids, I want a burger

15th November 2021 As the latest round of Cop talks ends, with many pledges made but no real action plans in place, it seems as if once again, it is business as usual for the main culprits. It is only through action that a sustainable future is possible and with NZ...
Emissions Reduction : Have your say

Emissions Reduction : Have your say

We have until 24th November to make submissions on the government’s Emissions Reduction Plan, which you can read about and make submissions on here: https://consult.environment.govt.nz/climate/emissions-reduction-plan/ Even though NZ’s emissions are mostly...
The Best Vegan Pies Are In!

Vegan Pies Battle It Out

2nd December 2021. Vegan Pies Battle It Out …It is the fourth year of the infamous Vegan Pie Awards and they will be going ahead on 3rd December, thanks to The Butcher’s Son and the Traffic Light System. The Covid restrictions have not stopped bakers...
Endorse the Plant Based Treaty!

Endorse the Plant Based Treaty!

Join thousands and thousands of celebreties, athletes, activists and people around the world who care! There is a climate, ocean and biodiversity crisis.  Fossil fuels and animal agriculture are the driving force behind runaway global warming as well as extensive...
7 Day Dairy Free Challenge!

7 Day Dairy Free Challenge!

MILKED “A powerful wake-up call that the world is getting milked.” MILKED is a feature documentary that exposes the whitewash of New Zealand’s multi-billion-dollar dairy industry. A young activist goes deep into dairy land where he takes on the giants of New Zealand’s...

Sonam Hoani

Sonam Hoani ~ actor and meditation teacher. I used to think about the ethics of veganism, before going vegan, but I wasn’t quite sure how to make the shift.  In the end, it was when I met my vegan partner that I was able to effortlessly adopt a vegan whole food plant...
Plant Based Asia Summit 1-4 November

Plant Based Asia Summit 1-4 November

Join us for the Plant Based Asia Summit with a Virtual all access pass! Inspiring a healthier and more sustainable Asia Pacific, join in this 3 days with a line up of 30 exciting and expert speakers. You can see the schedule online and choose your events, or watch as...

Alpha Maiava

Founder and Managing Director at Alfazaya Initiative & The Growth AcadeME Talofa Lava!  My name is Alpha. I was born and raised in Samoa until I left to attend Nelson College in NZ. I’m a multi-passionate entrepreneur with over 20-years experience facilitating...