VEGAN BALL RETURNS

Nicole M Latest news, Reviews

Join us by the sea at the beautiful Mt Pleasant Memorial Community Centre on March 21, 2020 for the next Vegan Ball. It promises to be a night to remember with inspiring grassroots guest speakers, live music from Christchurch’s top cover band Puree and cute canapes served throughout the night. There will be a cash bar and raffles drawn on the night with fabulous prizes …

CVS STALL SUCCESS

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We were at the awesome Vegan Expo in Whangarei on Sunday, where our goodie bags were another sell-out hit. (PS Our own Vegan Expo will be returning to Christchurch in November next year. Watch this space for more info!)

We also had a stall at Home Birth Canterbury‘s conference in Christchurch this weekend to let midwives know about the resources we offer to vegan …

HIGH TEA FUNDRAISER

Nicole M Community notices, Reviews

Thank you to those who joined us for our special vegan high tea on Sunday, September 29.

Thank you also to Canterbury dairy farm-hand Jessica Strathdee, who spoke to us about her journey to becoming a vegan activist.

Stay tuned for future high tea events!…

AGM AND POTLUCK

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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.…

POTLUCK SUCCESS

Nicole M Reviews

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.…

VEGAN CAMP A HIT!

Anthony Reviews

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

FUNDRAISING FIESTA

Anthony Reviews

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!

Anthony Reviews

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!

Anthony Reviews

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 …