CVS EVENTS ON HOLD

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Unfortunately the Vegan Ball on March 21 and this month’s Vegan Night Mākete had to be cancelled due to Covid-19. Details on whether April’s mākete will go ahead will be announced closer to the time (follow our Facebook page for the latest updates).

Now is the time to support local vegan businesses (online retailers like Christchurch’s The Nuovo Pantry are still operating, for instance) and …

VEGAN BBQ TAKEOVER – MARCH 14

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Vegans have missed out on Bunnings’ popular BBQs for far too long, but you can enjoy a classic Kiwi (plant-based) sausage sizzle when we take over the BBQ at Bunnings Warehouse Riccarton (Tower Junction) on Saturday, March 14! Grab a vegan sausage for only $2, with proceeds going to the Christchurch Vegan Society to help us put on events like the Vegan Night Mākete and …

VEGANISM 101

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Wednesday 19 Feb, 7-8.30 pm Gold coin entry.

Join us for this introduction to veganism covering all the basics – including the why’s and how’s of being vegan – by CVS president Yolanda Soryl.

Please register to attend via the WEA (59 Gloucester St)

VEGAN POTLUCK AND MOVIE: BUT IT’S VEGAN

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Knox Church  |  Saturday, February 15

All are welcome to our first potluck event for 2020 on Saturday February 15 from 6pm at Knox Church, off Bealey Ave.

We’ll be screening But It’s Vegan – a 23-minute child-friendly documentary exploring what happens when one group decides to eat the unhealthiest vegan diet they can, while another group chooses to eat the healthiest diet they can.…

VEGAN BALL RETURNS

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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

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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

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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.…

VEGAN CAMP A HIT!

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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