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NZ Vegetarian Society Welcomes Duncan Garner’s Promise To Go Vegan

Tuesday, 20 October 2020, 8:27 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

The NZ Vegetarian Society has welcomed Duncan Garner's promise to go vegan. Garner made the pledge in July this year when he said he was so confident that Labour wouldn't poll high enough to govern alone that if it did, "I promise to become a vegan ... More >>

Finalists Announced For World Vegetarian Day

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 12:57 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

October is World Vegetarian Month! Starting with World Vegetarian Day on October 1st, the month aims to promote vegetarianism and spread awareness about vegetarian lifestyles. Everyone is encouraged to give vegetarianism a go! To celebrate the NZ ... More >>

You can get enough iron from a plant-based diet

Thursday, 27 August 2020, 9:06 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

The NZ Vegetarian Society is reminding New Zealanders that they can get enough iron from vegetarian and vegan diets. It is Iron Awareness Week, and Kiwis are being encouraged to learn more about iron deficiency. More >>

NZ Vegetarian Society Encourages Kids To Be Kind To Animals

Monday, 27 July 2020, 8:38 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

Students have two weeks to enter the 2020 Think Kind Student Competition. The annual competition, which is run by the NZ Vegetarian Society, aims to inspire kindness to animals. It is open to all primary, intermediate, and secondary-aged students. ... More >>

Stop Eating Fish For Plastic-Free July - NZ Vegetarian Society

Tuesday, 30 June 2020, 2:17 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

The NZ Vegetarian Society is urging Kiwis to stop eating fish for Plastic-Free July. Discarded fishing gear accounts for a very high percentage of the ocean’s plastic pollution. Fishing is also responsible for the death of wildlife and destruction ... More >>

Walking Can Be Worse For The Climate Than Driving

Monday, 29 June 2020, 8:42 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

The NZ Vegetarian Society is urging Kiwis to re-think how they calculate their environmental impact after new research revealed that walking can be worse for the climate than driving. The research suggests that those who fuel their walk with meat, rather than ... More >>

Supermarket food boxes must be healthy - Vegetarian Society

Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 8:52 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

The NZ Vegetarian Society has commended New World for its initiative in trialling an ‘essential food box’, but it says the contents of the boxes need to be much healthier. The boxes come in different sizes, and aim to provide enough food for ... More >>

NZ Vegetarian Society offers activities for kids in lockdown

Tuesday, 14 April 2020, 8:59 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

The NZ Vegetarian Society has produced a range of activities that Kiwi kids can do while they are in lockdown, including a competition where students can win great prizes! More >>

NZ Vegetarian Society Launches 2020 Think Kind Student Competition

Monday, 23 March 2020, 9:39 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

The NZ Vegetarian Society has launched its 2020 Think Kind Student Competition. The annual competition is open to all primary, intermediate, and secondary-aged students. Students can use their unique talents to help the animals by: writing something (like ... More >>

15% Of Kiwis Are Now Mostly Or Always Meat-free

Tuesday, 25 February 2020, 8:43 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

The NZ Vegetarian Society is welcoming news that more Kiwis are ditching meat in favour of plant-based diets. According to Colmar Brunton's ‘Better Futures: 2020’ report, 15% of New Zealanders aged 18 and over are now always or mostly meat free. ... More >>

Vegetarianism in schools is ‘entirely appropriate’

Monday, 20 January 2020, 9:27 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

The NZ Vegetarian Society has responded to claims that a new climate change resource which encourages students to eat less meat and dairy should be removed from schools. More >>

Hundreds of Kiwis Choose to Go Veg for 2020

Thursday, 16 January 2020, 9:27 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

People across Aotearoa have signed up for the NZ Vegetarian Society’s 21-Day Plant-Based Challenge. The popularity of the challenge has exceeded everyone’s expectations. More >>

NZ Vegetarian Society encourages NZers to ‘go veg’ in 2020

Monday, 30 December 2019, 9:36 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

The NZ Vegetarian Society is encouraging New Zealanders to ‘go veg’ in 2020. It is asking meat-eaters to try vegetarianism, and urging vegetarians to give veganism a go. More >>

NZ Vegetarian Society offers guidance on surviving Christmas

Tuesday, 17 December 2019, 8:55 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

The NZ Vegetarian Society has set out advice for vegetarians and vegans on how to survive Christmas. More >>

NZ Vegetarian Society asks for understanding this Christmas

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 9:21 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

The NZ Vegetarian Society is asking meat-eaters to give the gift of understanding to vegetarians and vegans this Christmas. More >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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