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Thank you to everyone who attended our first AGM as the Christchurch Vegan Society and/or the potluck afterwards at Knox Church on Saturday, August 10.

Keep an eye out in upcoming newsletters and on our Facebook page for details of our next potluck.…


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Our last potluck was a great success with lots of delicious treats and guest speaker Dr Anthony Raizis telling us about how to legitimise veganism and treeganism in the fight against climate change. Email us if you’d like a copy of Dr Raizis’ presentation.…


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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 eating contest. The chefs did a superb job creating delicious meals, and everyone was well


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Our first fundraiser of 2019 for the Christchurch Vegan Society was delicious! Diners enjoyed a customised menu at Mexico Christchurch on Saturday night. Our next fundraising dinner will be at Welcome Cafe on May 12. Find out more on our website.…

Clare Mann talk a sellout!

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Australian vegan psychologist Clare Mann presented an interactive workshop in Christchurch last Friday to help empower people to be a better communicator and advocate for veganism. The talk, hosted by the CVS and Christchurch Animal Rights Action (CARA) was a sell out and was very well received by the attendees, some of whom had travelled a very long way to come.…

Huge turnout to film screening – a success!

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Sunday might have been wet and cold, but it still didn’t deter over 80 people attending our special screening of The Big Fat Lie. Event organiser Lisa Phelan said the room was packed and CVS member, Asher Soryl, did a stellar job introducing filmmaker Grant Dixon. “Grant explained his two-year journey making the film and afterwards we had a Q&A session with two vegan doctors …

Kind Christmas food tasting invite

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SAFE is hosting a festive vegan tasting at XCCH on 28 November to showcase a variety of yummy plant-based alternatives to prove just how delicious a Kind Christmas can be. They will also be sharing some recipes and handy tips how you can encourage others to join you in keeping animals off the menu and also how to serve a beautiful plant-rich festive spread for …

Over 500 march for animal rights

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Over 500 passionate people marched and chanted loudly through the streets of Auckland last weekend to demonstrate the appalling lack of equality, fair treatment and compassion extended to animals in New Zealand. “The atmosphere was electric as we marched down Queen Street chanting slogans like Humane slaughter is a lie, animals do not want to die!,” says CVS’s administrator Amy O’Brien, who attended the …

Our Go Green stall a huge success!

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Amy and our awesome volunteer team did a stellar job making a huge range of delicious baking, including cupcakes and gingerbread men, which went down an absolute treat at the Go Green Expo last weekend. “They were so good we sold out!” says Amy. “We also made vegan bacon and sausage Sammies which impressed even the hardiest of meat-eaters.”

We gave out hundreds of free …