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Canterbury’s dedicated hub for vegans and vegetarians

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How we support our community

One of our core functions is to support everyone within our community following, or interested in adopting, a vegan lifestyle. We do that by:

  • supporting members, volunteers and those seeking advice or support
  • educating the community about the benefits of a plant-based diet
  • visiting schools and offering guest speaker opportunities
  • advocating a healthy and cruelty-free lifestyle via our community events
  • running our annual Vegan Expo which has become a huge success
  • a community based monthly Vegan Night Mākete showcasing the best local plant-based foods and goods
  • selling cool things to raise funds to support local activities
  • publishing free fortnightly newsletters about local news and events
  • Business Directory scheme supporting businesses who provide vegan goods and services in Ōtautahi Christchurch and throughout Aotearoa 
  • offering a Vegan Angel service of meals and baked treats for those in need in our community

National news

  • Business profile: T.Hai Street Eats

    Business profile: T.Hai Street Eats

    T.HAI STREET EATS Christchurch Vegan Society Business Member Vegan Night Mākete regulars T.hai Oriental Street Eats make authentic oriental street food, specialising in Thai food and beverages. * Click here to sign up to our Business Membership Scheme or email for more info. »»


  • Vegan Expo 2021 date confirmed!

    Vegan Expo 2021 date confirmed!

    SAVE THE DATE VEGAN EXPO Indulge in a scrumptious plant-based food and lifestyle extravaganza with inspirational speakers, green living ideas and dozens of cruelty free stores when the Vegan Expo returns to Christchurch on Sunday, November 7. Follow our Facebook page or dedicated Expo website for more.»»

Local news

  • No meat Monday at The Monday Room

    No meat Monday at The Monday Room

    NO MEAT MONDAY THE MONDAY ROOM The Monday Room is hosting a special vegan five-course degustation on March 1, which they hope will be the start of ongoing No-Meat Monday events at The Monday Room. Just $55 per person or $95 with vegan wine matches. Email to book your spot....»»

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Vegan Night Mākete regulars T.Hai Oriental Street Eats/Envy Thai make authentic oriental street food, specialising in Thai food and beverages.* For more info on our Business Membership Scheme send us PM, email or visit ... See MoreSee Less
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What you need to know for today's Vegan Night Mākete:- Our summer hours are 5pm to 8pm- We're still at the Phillipstown Community Hub (39 Nursery Rd)- There's lots of free parking nearby- The mākete is on rain or shine- We are dog and kid friendly!- We recommend you bring cash, though some stalls do have eftpos and you can get cash out at the Christchurch Vegan Society Stall ($2 fee applies)- We've got heaps of awesome stallholders lined up for this month's event - check out our recent posts for more info on who to expect. - This market is organised and run by volunteers - if you'd like to help out in future please send us a PM! ... See MoreSee Less
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