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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
  • providing local community events to support the vegan community
  • publishing free weekly newsletters about local news and events

National news

  • Ditching dairy

    Ditching dairy

    Kiwis are being encouraged to go dairy-free this month to save the world – and themselves. The Vegan Society of Aotearoa New Zealand says it’s where the world is turning anyway. “We are not baby cows,” she says.  Read full story on Stuff»»


  • “Surviving as a Vegan” – an interactive workshop

    “Surviving as a Vegan” – an interactive workshop

    We are delighted to co-host Clare Mann, a vegan psychologist from Australia, who will be presenting an interactive workshop to help empower you to be a better communicator and advocate for veganism. Clare is also the author of Vystopia: the anguish of being vegan in a non vegan world.  6pm …»»

Local news

  • New vegan cream cheese

    New vegan cream cheese

    The wonderful Angel Food have a delicious new product out now! Angel Food’s new dairy-free cream cheese alternative is made from 100% plant-based ingredients and is perfect for whipping into cream cheese frosting, spreading on bagels or rolling into sushi. The CVS will be giving away samples at our upcoming events, including our Vegan Potluck this Saturday....»»

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Social feeds

3 days ago

Christchurch Vegan Society

New vegan options coming soon!March is nearly here and at Urban Corner Cafe and that means Vegan Month Our chefs are working on a selection of mouthwatering recipes for our cabinet as well as al la carte , from curry to soft cauliflower tacos to beetroot fudge , we have even found a few cheeky vegan wines to wash it down with , Loveblock Wines from Marlbrough.
So be sure to mark March in your calendar
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4 days ago

Christchurch Vegan Society

Have you tried one yet? What did you think?Sooo...Dairy Free Magnums are in stock!!!!These flew under the radar but are selling very quickly. We have upped our orders as our awesome Facebook followers always manage to out of stock us!! Come visit and grab yourself a box 🥰😋 ... See MoreSee Less

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