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Your one-stop source to vegan news. Whether it’s about trending topics, a dive into cultural and historical perspectives, climate change or festivities, the Vegan Society Aotearoa have got you covered. We write on a wealth of subjects, aiming to increase veganism in the media and make a positive impact.

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October is Egg Free Month

Date: 13 Sep 2020Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa During October we want to focus on putting the chicken before the egg. Let's answer the age old question 🙂 The World Egg Industry has chosen 9th October as World Egg Day, so we have veganised it to World Egg Free...

Welcome to Vegan Art Month

Date: 08 Sep 2020Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa September is New Zealand Arts Month, a celebration of our local artists and an acknowledgment of the value the arts brings to our nation. For the Vegan Society of Aotearoa New Zealand, that means it’s Vegan Art...

White Lies

Date: 23 Aug 2020Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa As the dairy industry lies reeling from plummeting global prices, the scare stories come out in the mainstream media. “Soya milk is worse for the environment than dairy milk” was the ridiculous claim made earlier...

Why the demand for plant milks is increasing

Date: 20 Aug 2020Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa Many athletes are finding much better performances after taking up a plant-based diet, for these guys dairy milk simply has not got what they need. Whether they are ultra marathon runners, rugby or football players,...

Plant Milk Month

Date: 05 Aug 2020Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa As 22nd August is International Plant Milk Day, here at the Vegan Society, we are dedicating the whole month to raising awareness of all the fantastic array of plant milks now available in Aotearoa. We have been...

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

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...

Green Protein Report: A Greener and Safer Future For New Zealand

Date: 09 Apr 2020Author: The Vegan Society Aotearoa The long awaited Green Protein Report is now out! Written by co-authors Jasmijn De Boo, ex CEO of SAFE and Dr Andrew Knight, a vet and Professor of Animal Welfare and Ethics, this report details exactly what is wrong...

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...