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  • WE’VE GOT NEW SWAG

    WE’VE GOT NEW SWAG

    We’ve got lots of great new merch for sale on our website, including key rings, pencils and notepads, plus Christmas cards featuring artwork by award-winning Kiwi artist (and vegan) Ruth Killoran. Each card includes a delicious plant-based festive cashew nut roast recipe. Buy a pack and save! SHOP NOW.»»
  • SUPREME PIES

    SUPREME PIES

    The Vegan Society of Aotearoa, New Zealand held its second “supreme” Vegan Pie Awards in Auckland lastn Friday, with three judges selflessly taste-testing 65 pies before giving the top award to Oviedo Cafe’s BBQ Jackfruit and Cheese Pie. Read the full story on NZ Herald»»
  • ALL YOU DO IS WIN!

    ALL YOU DO IS WIN!

    Help us raise funds to continue to our important work in our community by buying tickets to our annual Christmas raffle and go in the draw to win some awesome cruelty-free prizes, donated by lovely local businesses. Winners drawn December 7 at the annual Wyenova Christmas Party. Buy your tickets online now or grab some at the CVS stall at the …»»
  • RIVERSIDE MARKET OPENS

    RIVERSIDE MARKET OPENS

    Christchurch’s best new place to be has opened – Riverside Market – and features lots of vegan options, including plant-based cheeses at Vegan Deli Diva, tempeh delights at Indo Tempeh House, and dumplings at Kathmandu Momo House. Read the full story on Stuff»»
  • NEW MERCH

    NEW MERCH

    We’ll have cute new key rings, pens and notepads available for purchase on our website soon. You can grab these items sooner at the first Vegan Night Mākete this Saturday! Proceeds go towards helping us put on events like the Mākete and the Vegan Expo (returning next year!), give out free advice on our website, hold groups …»»

Events/Reviews

  • VEGAN BALL RETURNS

    VEGAN BALL RETURNS

    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, …»»
  • CVS STALL SUCCESS

    CVS STALL SUCCESS

    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 …»»
  • HIGH TEA FUNDRAISER

    HIGH TEA FUNDRAISER

    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 …»»
  • AGM AND POTLUCK

    AGM AND POTLUCK

    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 …»»
  • POTLUCK SUCCESS

    POTLUCK SUCCESS

    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 …»»

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Community notices

  • Christchurch’s best new place to be has opened – Riverside Market – and features lots of vegan options, including plant-based cheeses at Vegan Deli Diva, tempeh delights at Indo Tempeh House, and dumplings at Kathmandu Momo House. Read the full story on Stuff

  • 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!

  • We’ll have cute new key rings, pens and notepads available for purchase on our website soon. You can grab these items sooner at the first Vegan Night Mākete this Saturday! Proceeds go towards helping us put on events like the Mākete and the Vegan Expo (returning next year!), give out free advice on our website, hold groups like Pihinga youth group and Veggie Puffs, and more.

  • Sarah is baking vegan cupcakes for her study trip to China. Pay $25 for a box of six beautifully decorated cupcakes. Pick up from St Albans or pay $5 for delivery on October 13. Flavours available: vanilla with vanilla flavoured whipped buttercream, chocolate with marshmallow flavoured and tinted frosting, lemon with whipped coconut flavoured snowy buttercream, red velvet with cream cheese flavoured and red tinted buttercream. Order online.

  • Vegan business, Ananda, is seeking an enthusiastic person to help run their stalls at the Christchurch farmer’s Market on Saturdays. If you’re outgoing, social, enjoy chatting with people and ideally a vegan, then drop a line to Mara and Fernando.

  • A female vegetarian and her cat seek accommodation (house share, sleepout or self contained unit) with like-minded animal lovers. Ideally a safe area with an enclosed garden for the cat. Please email us if you have something suitable or would like more info.

  • Team Vegan offers a social park run around the often peaceful oasis of Hagley Park every Monday for anyone vegan. Meet at 6pm on the corners of Deans and Moorhouse Avenue. Allow 1 hour. Check our What’s On for upcoming dates.

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Christchurch Vegan Society
301 Tuam Street
Christchurch 8011

EMAIL: promotions@veganchristchurch.org.nz



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