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Call for the NZ government to declare a climate emergency

Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 11:43 am | Vegan Society

We call upon the government to live up to the climate agreements it has made internationally. By making methane a special case in the Zero Carbon Bill, we are creating a loophole for our dairy industry to carry on “business as usual”. A 10% reduction by 2030 ... More >>

Call for the NZ govt to declare a climate emergency

Friday, 10 May 2019, 9:25 am | Vegan Society

We were interested to hear about the Zero Carbon Bill, hoping that it would show leadership for the world on how we tackle our emissions. Unfortunately, the Bill does not go far enough to actually make much difference. In spite of a 70% increase ... More >>

Feb-No-Dairy; time to reduce dairy in our economy and health

Friday, 1 February 2019, 9:34 am | Vegan Society

The Vegan Society Aotearoa is calling on the New Zealand government to reduce the importance of dairy in our economy and our health. It was exciting to hear Jacinda Ardern speak about the future of our world, sharing a stage at the Climate Summit ... More >>

12 Years Til Planetary Destruction

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 10:04 am | Vegan Society

The science is in, there is no doubt that we have less than 12 years to change the way we live on this planet! No kidding! Since 2006, the UN has been telling us that the only sustainable way of feeding the world is through small scale, organic, plant ... More >>

It’s time to listen as Plant Milks make an impact worldwide

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 12:35 pm | Vegan Society

The New Zealand Vegan Society is celebrating World Plant Milk Day 22 August 2018. Research is now showing that the switch to plant-based milk is a great choice for your health, the environment and for animals. More >>

Plant-based proteins gaining traction, take heed farmers

Monday, 23 July 2018, 11:14 am | Vegan Society

The future is plant-based protein! A cutting edge conference regarding the future of protein in New Zealand is being held in Auckland on 24th July. Aimed at the farming community and developers of plant-based foods, this innovative event is a first in ... More >>

Vegan Society also has its ‘mock’ beef with Air New Zealand

Monday, 9 July 2018, 9:33 am | Vegan Society

The New Zealand Vegan Society has announced its delight in seeing Air NZ acting responsibly and looking to offset it's emissions from flights, by using innovative new plant-based foods to win over its passengers. And having congratulated Air NZ for their foresight ... More >>

Meat consumption is killing our planet

Monday, 11 June 2018, 9:00 am | Vegan Society

World Meat Free Week kicks off in New Zealand today (11th -17th June) and the seven day global initiative encouraging people to improve the health of our planet, by the simple act of going meat free, is supported here in NZ by New Zealand Vegan Society. ... More >>

Vegan Society swings into action

Wednesday, 16 December 2009, 10:01 am | Vegan Society

Cutting right back on our consumption of animal products is being touted as vital for cutting greenhouse gases – by celebrities like musician Sir Paul McCartney and actress Natalie Portman, politicians like Edward McMillan-Scott of the European ... More >>

 

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