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  • Christmas raffle winners announced

    Christmas raffle winners announced

    Congratulations to our 2020 Christmas raffle winners: Jon, Ro, Catherine Hair, Amanda Hall, Aleks Dorrance, Steph, Tasha, Dave Evans, Yani, Teresa Race-Wilson, Margaret, Vicki King, Nicky C, Corey Riggal, Jordan Borg, Alote Nelson, Mikayla Clapson, Tony, Sarah W, and Mel Oliver. All proceeds from the raffle go to helping the Christchurch Vegan Society put on …»»
  • Business profile: Plant Basics

    Business profile: Plant Basics

    PLANT BASICS Christchurch Vegan Society Business Member Plant Basics aim to make living a plant-based lifestyle simple – one box of pantry essentials at a time. Products include delicious chia puddings, tofu scramble mix, and vegan staples like nutritional yeast and TVP. Order online or find them at The Collective at Riverside. Thanks to Plant Basics for being a …»»
  • Booking open now for Vegan Camp Easter 2021

    Booking open now for Vegan Camp Easter 2021

    VEGAN CAMP BOOK YOUR SPOT NOW FOR EASTER 2021 Vegan Camp (Kaimanga Mutunga Wiki Aotearoa) is held biennially in the mountain village of Hanmer Springs and aims to give vegans and their families an opportunity to come together to relax, indulge, grow and play. Delicious vegan meals will be provided and both group and independent activities will …»»
  • Business profile: Food for Life

    Business profile: Food for Life

    FOOD FOR LIFE Christchurch Vegan Society Business Member Food for Life is a self-supporting organisation dedicated to serving delicious, healthy, vegan-friendly meals including samosas, masala dosas, and uttapams. Food for Life are Vegan Night Mākete regulars and can be found often at the Hare Krishna Temple at 83 Bealey Ave. They’ll also be at the Vegan Expo …»»
  • Business profile: [Salt]works

    Business profile: [Salt]works

    [SALT]WORKS Christchurch Vegan Society Business Member [SALT]WORKS is the largest and fastest growing co-working community of businesses and entrepreneurs. They have a range of workable places ranging from beanbags to private office studios and everything in between. Careful zoning ensures you get as much work done as you need to while providing the activity and atmosphere when …»»

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  • Thank you to our Vegan Expo sponsors!

    Thank you to our Vegan Expo sponsors!

    VEGAN EXPO THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS Thank you to everyone who came to the Vegan Expo on November 8! We hope you enjoyed the films, speakers, cooking demonstrations, live music, cruelty free product providers and …»»
  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY VEGAN NIGHT MĀKETE

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY VEGAN NIGHT MĀKETE

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY VEGAN NIGHT MĀKETE October 31 – 5pm to 8pm Our next Vegan Night Mākete marks our first birthday – and we’re back to summer hours (5pm to 8pm)! Join us at the Phillipstown Community Hub …»»
  • REGISTER FOR VEGAN EXPO NOW

    REGISTER FOR VEGAN EXPO NOW

    ATTENTION VEGAN-FRIENDLY BUSINESSES Get in now to secure your stall space at this year’s Vegan Expo Christchurch. It’s happening Sunday, November 8 at Haere-Roa (UCSA building, 90 Ilam Rd). Stallholder registrations are closing October 12. …»»
  • LAST CHANCE TO BOOK – Welcome fundraising lunch

    LAST CHANCE TO BOOK – Welcome fundraising lunch

    Join us for a delicious all you can eat vegan feast at Welcome Chinese Vegetarian Cafe – now happening Sunday, October 4. Tickets limited to 40 placements. Click here to view the menu and book your seat! Adults …»»
  • New date for Welcome fundraising buffet

    New date for Welcome fundraising buffet

    Due to Covid-19, this event was originally planned to coincide with Fathers Day. It has now been rescheduled to celebrate World Animal Day (4 Oct) and also World Vegetarian Day (1 Oct). Join us for …»»

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  • Congratulations to our 2020 Christmas raffle winners: Jon, Ro, Catherine Hair, Amanda Hall, Aleks Dorrance, Steph, Tasha, Dave Evans, Yani, Teresa Race-Wilson, Margaret, Vicki King, Nicky C, Corey Riggal, Jordan Borg, Alote Nelson, Mikayla Clapson, Tony, Sarah W, and Mel Oliver. All proceeds from the raffle go to helping the Christchurch Vegan Society put on events like the Vegan Expo Christchurch. And a huge thank you to all the businesses who donated prizes. Thank you for your generosity!

  • VEGAN CAMP BOOK YOUR SPOT NOW FOR EASTER 2021 Vegan Camp (Kaimanga Mutunga Wiki Aotearoa) is held biennially in the mountain village of Hanmer Springs and aims to give vegans and their families an opportunity to come together to relax, indulge, grow and play. Delicious vegan meals will be provided and both group and independent activities will be scheduled so you can get to meet or be reacquainted with other vegans, while also having your own space and chill out time. There are accommodation options for every preference and budget. Registrations for Easter Weekend 2021 have opened. Click here to book now.

  • VEGAN EXPO THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS Thank you to everyone who came to the Vegan Expo on November 8! We hope you enjoyed the films, speakers, cooking demonstrations, live music, cruelty free product providers and fabulous food vendors. Thank you to our sponsors – Christchurch City Council, Piko Wholefoods Co-Operative, PREP – Plant Based Meals, Plant Basics, The Nuovo Pantry, The Vegan Society of Aotearoa, New Zealand and VegFund – for helping us put on this year’s expo. Thank you also to Pub Charity for funding for our cool new volunteer vests. And a huge thanks to all the volunteers who made it happen! The Christchurch Vegan Society is a registered …

  • [SALT]WORKS Christchurch Vegan Society Business Member [SALT]WORKS is the largest and fastest growing co-working community of businesses and entrepreneurs. They have a range of workable places ranging from beanbags to private office studios and everything in between. Careful zoning ensures you get as much work done as you need to while providing the activity and atmosphere when you want it!* Click here to sign up to our Business Membership Scheme or email info@veganchristchurch.org.nz for more info. 

  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY VEGAN NIGHT MĀKETE October 31 – 5pm to 8pm Our next Vegan Night Mākete marks our first birthday – and we’re back to summer hours (5pm to 8pm)! Join us at the Phillipstown Community Hub (39 Nursery Rd) for a special Halloween and birthday-themed mākete. There will be free cake at 6pm, a bouncy castle, and dressed up stallholders as well as the usual amazing vegan food, cruelty-free products and live music. Keep an eye on our Facebook event to find out who will be at this month’s mākete!

  • RECIPE CALENDAR Help save animals and the planet – one mouthful at a time with our latest fundraiser. Every Bite Counts contains 12 tantalisingly tempting and delicious plant-based recipes served in a handy 2021 calendar. Click here to order yours now!

  • ATTENTION VEGAN-FRIENDLY BUSINESSES Get in now to secure your stall space at this year’s Vegan Expo Christchurch. It’s happening Sunday, November 8 at Haere-Roa (UCSA building, 90 Ilam Rd). Stallholder registrations are closing October 12. For more info and to sign up, click here.

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Christchurch Vegan Society
301 Tuam Street
Christchurch 8011

EMAIL: promotions@veganchristchurch.org.nz



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