Great British Bake Off goes vegan!

Anthony National news

Highly popular British television baking show “The Great British Bake Off” is set to host its first-ever vegan baking challenge week in a bid to attract younger viewers. As reported by The Sun, 45-year-old comic Noel Fielding, known for his work on “The Mighty Boosh” comedy troupe and TV series, is responsible for suggesting the idea, which may help woo the Millennial audience. Contestants will …

Vegan ‘butchery’ to open in Christchurch

Anthony Local news

With plans to open in September, Sydenham will be home to a new one-stop shop for all your vegan deli needs. They’ll be making, and importing, delicious vegan meats and cheeses. We will let you know when their website is up and running, some items should be available online as early as 2 weeks from now. You will also be able to catch them at …

Town Tonic dinner a success!

Anthony Reviews

Thank you to everyone that attended our recent Vegan Banquet at Town Tonic. A huge thank you to the Town Tonic team for the AMAZING food and service they provided. Your support means so much to us, all the money raised will go back into running our important community groups and future events.…

Zenzo launches new dairy-free range

Anthony National news

You might have already seen the Aioli on the shelves, but now New Zealand-based company Zenzo have launched a mayo AND a sour cream! We’ve heard they are currently available at New World South City!…

Vegan food caravan at Brighton Market

Anthony Local news

We have been alerted to a vegan caravan positioned at the New Brighton Seaside Market in the mall every Saturday between 10am – 2pm. They serve Indian cuisine such as curry and rice, samosas, dosas, pakoras and more. All vegan. Just look for Kishore’s white caravan off to one side of the main market in the mall.…

And the winner is… Turkish Shawarma!

Anthony National news

Last week, Pita Pit held an online competition asking customers to choose between two fresh new creations selected as final contenders in its Sous Chef Gourmet Creations competition that would be added to their menu. Kallum’s Pig Lebowsky received 24% of the vote whilst Bianca’s Vegan Turkish Shawarma won with a whopping 76%! Yay to vegan power! We can’t wait to try! 🌯🌯🌯…

Animal Rights march announced

Anthony Local news

On Saturday 25 August, animal lovers, activists, vegans and vegetarians alike will unite in Auckland to march in solidarity for a more compassionate world for animals. The aim is to raise awareness to the brutal mistreatment of millions of animals in Zealand that also includes torture, suffering and senseless slaughter of millions of animals.

Representatives from the Christchurch Vegan Society will be there, we hope …

First fundraiser a sellout!

Anthony Reviews

Last Sunday we celebrated our first CVS fundraising event which was a spectacular buffet lunch at the Welcome Chinese Vegetarian Cafe. It was so popular we had to offer two separate lunch sessions and we were thrilled to see so many friendly faces there supporting us. This is the first of many fundraisers that we plan to have to ensure we establish a financially …

Will vegan meat revolutionise New Zealand?

Anthony National news

A new report, The Impossible Burger Consumer Insights, from the Ministry for Primary Industries office, suggests a strong potential for the New Zealand market to uphaul its conventional animal agriculture farming in favour of healthier and more plant-based exports. The report details consumer insights into the wildly popular vegan meat by Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat. Read full story at Livekindly