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We have received so many awesome projects for the 2018 Think Kind student competition. We are absolutely amazed by all the passionate and creative young people in Aotearoa who are making a difference for the animals.
We’ve picked our top 10, now it’s your turn to vote for your favourite project.
The winning school gets the $1000 cash prize!
(Sponsored by Linda McCartney Foods NZ)


The NZ Vegan Society of Aotearoa has launched an exciting vegan pie competition. For more details go to their website.


Congrats to Tonga from St Josephs!

You can read her essay on

Thank you for Goodness Me for providing the prize for our spot prize winners.

Only a few days left to enter. Don’t miss out, enter now!

This is one of the spot prize winner entries of our 2018 Think Kind Student Competition.
Congratulations to Hannah from Ponsonby primary school.
Her prize is a big box of Goodness Me fruit nuggets – sponsored by GoodnessMe – We Love Good Food
We are so looking forward to see all the entries when the competition closes. There is still time to enter!Temp_Spot_Prize_Winner

Here’s a colouring page by vegan artist Lynda Bell, that will keep the kid’s entertained all holidays, and result in a beautiful piece of wall art when they’re done.

Use of this artwork has been generously provided courtesy of the amazing vegan artist, Lynda Bell.

Check out her new colouring book here.

And when the kids have finished their artwork, check out our THINK KIND competition. School holidays is the perfect time to create their project. Every entrant gets a prize!

Print Page (Choose landscape)

Lynda Bell, vegan artist, colouring page - Love all Creatures

Lynda says: “My artistic motivations come from my love for animals and my passion for animal rights, mixed in with my spontaneous and somewhat wild imagination, my adoration of stories and fairytales and my belief in joy and magic. My artwork caters to people of any age. I like to capture and inspire that sense of wonder and enchantment that everybody began their life with and that everyone can find again inside.”

Huge thanks to the Taiwanese Women’s Association of NZ for their generous donation of $1000 at their “Keep Earth Green with Love” event.
They are extremely committed to helping the environment, with one of their four goals being encouraging as many people as possible to go veg.

Vegetarian Food served at the Taiwanese Women's Association at the "Keep Earth Green with Love" eventCindy Huang President of the Taiwanese Women’s Association

The Christchurch branch of the NZ Vegetarian Society, known as the Christchurch Vegetarian Centre, is set to close on the 30th June.

NZ Vegetarian Society’s National Manager speaks on The Long Lunch at RadioLIVE about the recent news article that suggested there was a small battle going on between the vegans and vegetarians.

“It’s not that the vegans have split. It’s that the committee of our Christchurch branch have decided to go and form their own independent organisation…they’re locally focussed on Christchurch events…,” Stephanie Lane says.
“I’m vegan, a lot of our committee is vegan, a lot of our members are vegan, so it’s certainly not that the vegans have deserted us!”

To find out more, read the letter sent to NZVS Christchurch members with a Q&A explanation:

Letter to Chch NZVS Members regarding closure of CVC



THINK KIND Student Competition 2018 THINK KIND Student Competition 2018 is open!

Come and take part in our awesome new student competition. 55 days left… still heaps of time to start your project and enter.

Everyone gets a prize. Open to any NZ student from years 0- 13.

Find out more here.

Revive Zoaties SpecialDelicious Zoaties Breakfast Balls

Special for a limited time only.

Order through this link and Revive will

donate $13 to the NZ Vegetarian Society


Healthy, yummy, convenient and you help us!



THINK KIND Student Competition 20182018 THINK KIND Student Competition 2018 is now open!

Come and take part in our awesome new student competition. It’s a chance for school students to engage with issues they care deeply about, and learn how to use their skills and strategies to make a positive impact in their communities and in the world.

Everyone gets a prize. Open to any NZ student from years 0- 13.

Find out more here.