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  • 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 …»»
  • HELP SARAH GET TO CHINA

    HELP SARAH GET TO CHINA

    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 …»»
  • Ready meals launch into shops

    Ready meals launch into shops

    Berkano Foods is New Zealand’s premier vegan ready meal service and is now launching its products into supermarkets around New Zealand. The Christchuch-based company is starting with 30 stores as a trial run and then expanding to 200 stores by the end of this year. You can find Berkano’s ready meals at selected Fresh Choice and New …»»
  • PIHINGA – Quiz night launch

    PIHINGA – Quiz night launch

    What better way to launch our Youth Group than with snacks, new friends and a quiz night at the Youth Workers Collective building. The quiz for ages 9-13 will be from 6pm to 7.30pm and the quiz for ages 14-18 is on 7.30pm to 9pm. We cannot wait to see you there! Find out more …»»

Events/Reviews

  • 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 …»»
  • VEGAN CAMP A HIT!

    VEGAN CAMP A HIT!

    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 …»»
  • FUNDRAISING FIESTA

    FUNDRAISING FIESTA

    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 …»»

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  • 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

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