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Vegetarian Society Announces Winner of Student Competition

Monday, 4 November 2019, 9:08 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

The NZ Vegetarian Society has announced the winner of its annual Think Kind Student Competition. The winner is Year 9 student, Sophie Weenink Smith, from Nelson College for Girls. Weenink Smith organised a beach clean-up involving 200 people. Together, ... More >>

World Vegan Day is a great time to make a change

Friday, 1 November 2019, 8:46 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

NZ Vegetarian Society says World Vegan Day is a great time to make a change More >>

NZ Vegetarian Society invites NZers to vote for competition

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 8:55 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

NZ Vegetarian Society spokesperson Philip McKibbin says NZers need to get in quick if they want to vote for this year’s Think Kind student competition. Voting closes on Thursday. More >>

Vegetarianism is for everyone

Tuesday, 22 October 2019, 8:22 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

NZ Vegetarian Society spokesperson Philip McKibbin says vegetarianism can be enjoyed by everyone, regardless of age, culture, or religion. Well-planned vegetarian and vegan diets are suitable for every stage of life, and vegetarian cuisine can be found ... More >>

NZ Vegetarian Society urges NZers to consider vegetarianism

Tuesday, 15 October 2019, 9:08 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

NZ Vegetarian Society spokesperson Philip McKibbin is encouraging New Zealanders to consider the impact that vegetarianism can have on their world. October is Vegetarian Awareness Month, and it’s a great time to learn about plant-based diets. Adopting ... More >>

Vegetarian Society Says Veganism Gaining Relevance

Tuesday, 8 October 2019, 8:43 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

October is Vegetarian Awareness Month , and the NZ Vegetarian Society says veganism is becoming increasingly relevant in our ever-changing world. More >>

NZers Celebrate Vegetarian Awareness Month

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 8:37 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

To celebrate World Vegetarian Day on 1 October, the NZ Vegetarian Society has announced the finalists for itsThink Kind student competition on its website: http://www.vegetarian.org.nz/vegetarian-events/think-kind-2019/2019-think-kind-competition-winners/ . More >>

NZ Beef and Lamb should be promoting plant-based diets

Friday, 6 September 2019, 11:15 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

Following Iron Awareness Week last month, NZ Beef and Lamb released the results of an informal, unscientific survey that they themselves conducted. The results, as they note, are shocking: More >>

Are you getting enough iron? We sure are!

Monday, 26 August 2019, 8:15 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

The NZ Vegetarian Society challenges vegetarians to show Beef & Lamb NZ that they don’t need meat to be healthy More >>

Think Kind Student Competition Closes in Two Weeks

Friday, 26 July 2019, 8:56 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

Students have two weeks left to enter the 2019 Think Kind Competition ! The annual competition is run by the NZ Vegetarian Society , and it is open to all currently-enrolled primary, intermediate, and secondary-aged students. Students can use their unique ... More >>

Why should you go vegetarian this Plastic Free July?

Friday, 12 July 2019, 8:28 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

The Plastic Free July challenge is becoming very popular worldwide. It aims to raise awareness of the amount of single-use plastic in our lives, and it challenges people to do something about it. Numerous ideas are offered on where to start – from refusing ... More >>

Think Kind Competition 2019

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 9:52 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

Entries are now open for the 2019 Think Kind Competition ! The annual competition is run by the NZ Vegetarian Society , and it is open to all currently-enrolled primary, intermediate, and secondary-aged students. Students can use their unique talents ... More >>

New Zealand Vegan Certification launched today

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 10:30 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

In a New Zealand first, a Vegan Certification scheme launches today, fittingly on World Vegan Day. More >>

“Extreme Cult Diet” to Scientifically Proven

Monday, 8 October 2018, 1:06 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

“Extreme Cult Diet” to Scientifically Proven - a look at vegetarianism from 1943 to now October is World Vegetarian Month, and this year the NZ Vegetarian Society celebrates 75 years. It is a good time to reflect on the societal change towards ... More >>

World Vegetarian Day – 1st October

Friday, 28 September 2018, 3:47 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

World Vegetarian Day on 1st October is the day to celebrate all things vegetarian, and there’s never been a better time to celebrate. Vegetarianism, and in particular veganism, is growing at an unprecedented rate, both in New Zealand and globally. More >>

THINK KIND Student Competition encourages sustainability

Friday, 6 July 2018, 7:11 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

Anything goes – as long as it involves kindness to animals and/or the environment through lifestyle and dietary choices. More >>

NZ Vegetarian Society Short Film Competition Vote Open Now

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 4:10 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

NZ Vegetarian Society Short Film Competition – People’s Choice Vote Open Now for $1000 cash for one school! More >>

Student film competition encourages sustainability

Tuesday, 12 July 2016, 3:18 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

School years are a time when young people are defining their beliefs and values, and learning life skills for their futures. During the teen years, young people begin questioning their lifestyle choices, which often includes their diet. For the third ... More >>

Dairy-Free Living – It’s Healthy And It’s Easy

Monday, 30 November 2015, 11:48 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

The footage of New Zealand’s dairy industry on Sunday, TV One, showed newborn calves mistreated and suffering all the way from the farm to slaughter at the tender age of 4-7 days old. More >>

Red and Processed Meat causing Cancer – WHO

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 5:19 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

It’s been known for many years that there is a link between red meat and processed meat consumption and certain cancers. It is reassuring that the World Health Organisation has evaluated the numerous studies around this subject and is confident enough now ... More >>

 

 

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