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There are many vegetarian and vegan events going on around the country.

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Agenda

  1. Feb
    16
    Sat

    1. Wellington Cooking Classes
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      The menu for the class is one of these below. The ingredients and copies of recipes and drink will be provided with a full course meal in a banquet setting.  All this is included in the price of $39 per person.

      Group bookings get Indian dessert with the meal.

      1. Spicy potato stuffed roti, with rajasthani tomato chutney, and cucumber yogurt raita with roasted cumin.
      2. Roasted eggplant curry with chapatti or roti, tuar dal (yellow split lentil), and Basmati rice
      3. Shahi Paneer, with garlic and paneer naan, and cumin jeera basmati rice (cottage cheese with rich creamy cashew gravy).  Also the class will be taught to how to make fresh paneer.
      4. Palak paneer (creamy spinach with cubes of paneer), jeera rice and sweet semolina pudding. Also the class will be taught to how to make fresh paneer.
      5. Vegetable samosa with mint-coriander yogurt chutney and tamarind sauce. Masala tea.

      Each class size is limited to 5 people (allow for up to 3 hours). Bookings in advance are required. So come along and enjoy fun and social evening out. Feel free to BYO.

      The place is 18 Harrison Street, Brooklyn, Wellington. There is plenty of parking outside.

      Let me know if you don’t want to receive class updates.

      Here is my website for more info www.indiancooking.wix.com/sheila

      Also on Facebook page www.facebook.com/indiancookingclasses

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      6:00 pm
      Wellington Cooking Classes
  2. Feb
    22
    Fri

    1. Wellington Vegan Camp at Otaki Forks Camp Ground
      9:30 am – 4:00 pm

      The Welly Vegans are doing a two day camp 22-23 February at Otaki Forks Camp ground – contact Hannah Lessells  hannah@vegansociety.co.nz if you are interested for more details.

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      9:30 am
      Wellington Vegan Camp at Otaki Forks Camp Ground
  3. Feb
    23
    Sat

    1. Otaki Black Sheep Sanctuary Working Bee
      10:00 am – 5:30 pm

      The Black Sheep Animal Sanctuary is having a Working Bee on 23rd February (or 24th if wet) from 10am if anyone was interested in going to Otaki to help out at the Sanctuary.

      Working Bee plan:
      10 – 11am Meet the animals and guided sanctuary tours
      11-11.30 Morning tea
      11.30-1.30 Morning working bee
      1.30-2.30 Lunch
      2.30- 5.30 Afternoon working bee

      Some of the tasks for the working bee are: Making a hard base for the pigs to protect their hooves in winter, building yards to facilitate the care of sick animals, working on the wild cat zones, building a concrete trough system for the pigs, clearing more gorse and blackberry, thistles etc, fencing

      Please bring clothing for all weathers, gumboots, sunblock, and vegan treats. We will be providing a yummy vegan lunch! Please RVSP to blacksheepotaki@gmail.com for directions and so we have an idea of numbers.

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      10:00 am
      Otaki Black Sheep Sanctuary Working Bee
    2. Whangarei – Informal Cafe Meet-ups @ Indulge Cafe
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Vegans and vegetarians meet casually at Indulge Cafe in Cameron St on Saturday mornings at 9.30am.  The word is out that if you pop along to the cafe after visiting the Growers Market or shopping the chances are (but no guarantee)  you will find some vege folk there.The cafe provides a few vegan food items too.

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      10:30 am
      Whangarei – Informal Cafe Meet-ups @ Indulge Cafe
    3. Wellington Walk in Belmont Regional Park
      2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

      Meet at 2pm Dry Creek entrance near SH2 and SH58 intersection (Western Hutt Road and Haywards Hill Road.) Manor Park Train Station is the closest train station. The park entrance is a 10 minute walk. (http://www.gw.govt.nz/belmont/)

      The breathtaking views and bush-clad valleys of Belmont Regional Park make it a favourite open space for walking, running, mountain biking and horse riding. Located in the hill country between Porirua and the Hutt Valley, the park features the historic Korokoro Dam, World War II ammunition stores and the original main coach road from Wellington. Boulder Hill has sweeping views over Porirua Harbour, the Lower Hutt valley and the remnants of ancient boulder block fields.

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      2:00 pm
      Wellington Walk in Belmont Regional Park
    4. Auckland Albany Indian Dinner
      7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

      Come along to the North Shore Vegetarian Group dinner at an Indian Restaurant in Albany. Enjoy a relxed night with like minded people.

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      7:00 pm
      Auckland Albany Indian Dinner
  4. Feb
    26
    Tue

    1. Auckland – Active for Animals, for kids.
      6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

      We are kicking off with our first A4A of 2013 on Tues 26th Feb @6.30.

       

      We are doing welcome back games and cooking that night.

      The cost is $7.

       

      Thanks and hope to see you there.

      Please RSVP to Jasmine at the email address below.

       

      Jasmine, Amanda, Bridget and Natalie

      Active for Animals

      email: animalsactive@gmail.com

      website: www.active4animals.org.nz

       

       

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      6:30 pm
      Auckland – Active for Animals, for kids.
    2. Dunedin Veg*an = Healthy? Panel discussion on veg*an nutrition @ The Practice Room, 1st floor OUSA Clubs and Socs/Recreation Building
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Come along and hear Dr Anne-Louise Heath (Senior Lecturer, Department of Human Nutrition) and Christina Keys (Canadian Registered Holistic Nutritionist) talk about vegan and vegetarian nutrition. Format will be brief talks from these nutrition experts followed by 20-30 minutes for questions.

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      7:00 pm
      Dunedin Veg*an = Healthy? Panel discussion on veg*an nutrition @ The Practice Room, 1st floor OUSA Clubs and Socs/Recreation Building
  5. Mar
    2
    Sat

    1. Whangarei – Informal Cafe Meet-ups @ Indulge Cafe
      10:30 am – 12:00 pm

      Vegans and vegetarians meet casually at Indulge Cafe in Cameron St on Saturday mornings at 9.30am.  The word is out that if you pop along to the cafe after visiting the Growers Market or shopping the chances are (but no guarantee)  you will find some vege folk there.The cafe provides a few vegan food items too.

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      10:30 am
      Whangarei – Informal Cafe Meet-ups @ Indulge Cafe
  6. Mar
    3
    Sun

    1. Palmerston North – Vegan Potlucks
      6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
      Vegan potluck at Be Still Yoga Studio,
      37 Cambridge st
      6.30 pm, first Saturday of each month.
      Contact Michael by email  / 0276343361
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      6:30 pm
      Palmerston North – Vegan Potlucks
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