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News Articles – Vegan Society Aotearoa NZ

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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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

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

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 to...

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

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

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 to put...