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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

  • CELEBRITIES GOING VEGAN

    CELEBRITIES GOING VEGAN

    Comedian, actor and producer Kevin Hart is the latest celebrity to say he’s adopting a vegan diet (at least for a while). Last month former American Idol judge Simon Cowell said he had adopted a vegan diet as he approaches his 60th birthday. The TV star said he’d been dealing with recurring health issues that …»»

Events/Reviews

  • VEGAN CAMP A HIT!

    VEGAN CAMP A HIT!

    The fifth Vegan Camp was held at Hanmer Springs over Easter weekend. A wide range of activities, some planned and others spontaneous, were enjoyed by all. We had a vegan quiz night, trips to the hot pools, bike rides, board games, an Easter chocolate hunt, and the always popular ice-cream …»»

Local news

  • KARMA FREE CAFE

    KARMA FREE CAFE

    Karma Free is a new café in the heart of New Brighton that offers plenty of delicious vegan and vegetarian food at affordable prices. It’s not all vegan, but how good does the ‘pistachio black currant white chocolate Vegan trifle’ look!...»»

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