NZ Vegetarian Society - Latest News [Page 2]

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 >>

Vegetarian Society School Short Film Comp People's Choice

Friday, 16 October 2015, 3:18 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

October is Vegetarian Awareness Month, encouraging a way of living that reduces animal suffering, improves people’s health and protects the environment. More >>

Competition encourages sustainability and healthy choices

Wednesday, 27 May 2015, 1:44 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

School years are a time when young people are defining their beliefs, morals and values. It’s a common time for students to begin questioning their lifestyle choices, which can often mean their diet also. For the second year, in time for World Vegetarian ... More >>

World Vegetarian Day - vote for your favourite video!

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 2:44 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

October is world Vegetarian Awareness Month, encouraging a new way of living that encompasses the spirit of “promoting the joy, compassion and life-enhancing possibilities of vegetarianism”. More >>

Factory farm footage prompts call for Animals Commissioner

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 2:11 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

Video footage of pig farms released on Sunday’ s June 29th programme has prompted the NZ Vegetarian Society to call for the appointment of an independent Commissioner for Animals. More >>

Secondary Schools Vegetarian Films Competition

Wednesday, 23 October 2013, 3:28 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

Secondary school pupils will have the opportunity to explore vegetarian and vegan themes in a new school video competition planned for 2014, and have the chance to win over five thousand dollars’ worth of prizes. More >>

Wellington Vegfest

Monday, 28 January 2013, 9:46 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

Wellington’s waterfront is the place to be on Sunday March 10, as Veg Fest kicks off a free community festival at Frank Kitts Park from 11 am - 5 pm. An exciting joint venture by the Wellington branches of the Vegetarian and Vegan Societies, the ... More >>

Biggest Vegetarian Community event in New Zealand

Thursday, 16 September 2010, 10:54 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

Brought to you by the most active Veggie and Vegan Community in Christchurch this weekend Sunday the 26th September! More >>

World Vegetarian Day

Wednesday, 30 September 2009, 2:05 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

New Zealand vegetarians are celebrating the 32nd anniversary of World Vegetarian Day (October 1st) this year with events planned nationwide. More >>

World Vegetarian Day Eco Challenge

Friday, 26 September 2008, 11:24 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

Kiwis concerned about the environment are urged to go vegetarian for World Vegetarian Day this year More >>

30th Anniversary Of World Vegetarian Day 2007

Wednesday, 26 September 2007, 4:13 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

New Zealand vegetarians are celebrating the 30th anniversary of World Vegetarian Day (October 1st) this year with food & lifestyle festivals in the three main Centres. More >>

30th Anniversary of World Vegetarian Day 2007

Wednesday, 26 September 2007, 3:23 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

New Zealand vegetarians are celebrating the 30th anniversary of World Vegetarian Day (October 1st) this year with food & lifestyle festivals in the three main Centres. More >>

First Vegetarian Film Festival

Tuesday, 3 October 2006, 9:04 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

New Zealand’s first Vegetarian Film Festival will be held this Sunday (October 8th) in Auckland and Christchurch. More >>

Presentation today to the Hon. Chris Carter

Monday, 2 October 2006, 10:52 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

October 1st is World Vegetarian Day and in recognition of that day we make an impassioned plea to you and all New Zealanders for recognition that, along with other advantages, vegetarianism is good for conservation. The planet earth on its current path is approaching ... More >>

Vegetarianism Effective For The Environment

Friday, 29 September 2006, 10:31 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

The New Zealand Vegetarian Society is supporting pro-environmental concerns this World Vegetarian Day (October 1st) by promoting plant-based diets as the most environmentally friendly means of food production. More >>

Pro Meat Report Lacks Credibility

Saturday, 23 September 2006, 3:12 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

The New Zealand Vegetarian Society today challenged the report ‘The Nutritional Importance of Foods of Animal Origin” as lacking credibility. More >>

Vegan Challenges Professor to Triathlon

Wednesday, 20 September 2006, 4:59 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

Christchurch vegan Ella Soryl (11) has challenged Professor Robert Pickard to prove his claims that her diet is lacking. More >>

Vegetarian Film Festival Website Launch

Monday, 21 August 2006, 9:44 am | NZ Vegetarian Society

A website for New Zealand’s first Vegetarian Film Festival is launched today to publicise the unique event. More >>

The Ecological Price Of Meat, World Vegetarian Day

Friday, 26 September 2003, 4:43 pm | NZ Vegetarian Society

A recent report compiled at Harvard Medical School (http://www.med.harvard.edu/chge/course/papers/sapp.pdf) paints a grim picture of the adverse impact of livestock farming on biodiversity, the environment and world hunger. More >>

 

 

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