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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
  • 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: [Salt]works

    Business profile: [Salt]works

    [SALT]WORKS Christchurch Vegan Society Business Member [SALT]WORKS is the largest and fastest growing co-working community of businesses and entrepreneurs. They have a range of workable places ranging from beanbags to private office studios and everything in between. Careful zoning ensures you get as much work done as you need to while providing …»»




    HAPPY BIRTHDAY VEGAN NIGHT MĀKETE October 31 – 5pm to 8pm Our next Vegan Night Mākete marks our first birthday – and we’re back to summer hours (5pm to 8pm)! Join us at the Phillipstown Community Hub (39 Nursery Rd) for a special Halloween and birthday-themed mākete. There will be free cake …»»

Local news

  • PRICE DROP: 2021 RECIPE CALENDAR – now only $6 each!

    PRICE DROP: 2021 RECIPE CALENDAR – now only $6 each!

    RECIPE CALENDAR Help save animals and the planet – one mouthful at a time with our latest fundraiser. Every Bite Counts contains 12 tantalisingly tempting and delicious plant-based recipes served in a handy 2021 calendar. Click here to order yours now!...»»

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Are you a face painter? Would you like to show off your skills at our Halloween-themed Vegan Night Mākete on October 31? (Unfortunately the duo we had lined up can no longer attend)

We're looking for someone who can do face painting at our special upcoming mākete (which also happens to mark our first birthday!) The Christchurch Vegan Society is a charity so we can't pay people to attend the mākete, but you are welcome to ask for a koha from those who get their face painted.

If you're interested, please send us a PM or email
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