Dame Patsy Reddy

Dame Patsy Reddy is the Governor-General for New Zealand. She is now also the country’s most high-profile vegan, an advocate for sustainability, a film buff who has ­championed some of our most ­successful movies during her tenure as Film ­Commission chairwoman, a...

Chloe Swarbrick MP

Chlöe Charlotte Swarbrick is the Green MP for Central Auckland , not only a politician but also an entrepreneur, who was elected as a member of the New Zealand Parliament at the age of 23. Chloe is the second Green Party MP to become vegan, following on from Gareth...

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...