What’s On

 

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

Check out our Local Groups page to find a vegetarian group near you, and let us know if you are organising something.

The Noticeboard is for you: contact us to post your requests or offers of accommodation, support, group membership, work, veg*n animal adoption, or local campaigns.

Note: While every effort is made to make these events listing accurate, mistakes and changes do happen.  Please contact the person or organisation running the event to confirm times and locations.  If you do spot any errors, please let us know.

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  • Wellington

Agenda

  1. Aug
    17
    Sun

    1. Wellington – Dinner (to follow AGM) @ Cosa Nostra
      6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

      Following up on their very popular Christmas dinner, they will be revisiting the Cosa Nostra. Pre-booking essential, admittance by pre-payment only.

      Set vegan menu priced @ $45 per person.

      RSVP to Lyndsay – eventswellington@gmail.com by Wednesday 6 August, to confirm your payment and reserve a seat. Sorry no refunds.

      Payment made to: ANZ Wellington. Account: NZ Vegetarian Society 11 7200 0800039 11.

      COSA * NOSTRA

      Italian Trattoria

      Cosa Nostra is a licensed and BYO restaurant

      Stuzzichini

      For the table

      Pizza Bianca

      Pizza bread brushed with garlic infused olive oil and rosemary

      Bruschetta

      Topped with fresh tomato, basil, walnuts and olive oil

      Secondi Piati

      Vegetariana Pizza

      Eggplant, capsicum, kalmata olives and pomodoro sauce

      Pepperonata con Polenta

      Medley of capsicum and olives slow cooked with roast tomato on toasted polenta

      Gnocchi ai Funghi

      Mushrooms and garlic with coconut milk

      Dolci

      Cheesecake al Cioccolato

      Dark chocolate, hazelnut and silken tofu cheesecake

      Tre Gusto del Gelato Carello

      Three flavours of authentic Italian gelato

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      6:00 pm
      Wellington – Dinner (to follow AGM) @ Cosa Nostra
  2. Aug
    19
    Tue

    1. Christchurch – Under 5′s Preschoolers Group
      10:00 am – 11:00 am

      Please contact the Christchurch Branch of the NZ Vegetarian Society for more information.

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      10:00 am
      Christchurch – Under 5′s Preschoolers Group
  3. Aug
    22
    Fri

    1. Christchurch – Vegetarian Youth Group
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Please contact the Christchurch Branch of the NZ Vegetarian Society for more information.

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      7:00 pm
      Christchurch – Vegetarian Youth Group
  4. Aug
    23
    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
    2. Christchurch – Raw Vegan Group
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Please contact the Christchurch Branch of the NZ Vegetarian Society for more information.

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      6:00 pm
      Christchurch – Raw Vegan Group
    3. Auckland – 2014 AGM and Conference @ TBC
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      Open to committee members, branch committee members, local group co-ordinators and volunteers.

      Saturday 23 August, 1pm – 5pm. Followed by an Awards/Thank you dinner (location TBA) at 7pm.

      Sunday 24 August, 9am – 3pm.

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      1:00 pm
      Auckland – 2014 AGM and Conference @ TBC
  5. Aug
    29
    Fri

    1. Christchurch – Vegetarian Youth Group
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Please contact the Christchurch Branch of the NZ Vegetarian Society for more information.

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      7:00 pm
      Christchurch – Vegetarian Youth Group
  6. Aug
    30
    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
    2. Wellington – Compassionate Contrarians Book Launch @ St Johns Church Hall
      3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      A history of vegetarians in Aotearoa New Zealand – Catherine Amey, from The Black Sheep Animal Sanctuary.

      This long awaited title explores the quirks of the vegetarian experience in the land of meat, and celebrates the hard work and courage of a group of idealists who dedicated their lives to creating a more just world for all sentient beings.

      Please join us for some food, music and talk to celebrate this new work.

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      3:00 pm
      Wellington – Compassionate Contrarians Book Launch @ St Johns Church Hall
    3. Christchurch – Fundraising Dinner @ Herb Centre Cafe
      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      The venue has been opened especially for us with a carefully planned menu. There will be a maximum of THIRTY people. For this reason we will be asking all guests to pay in advance.  Three course menu with gluten-free options available.

      More information to follow…

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      7:00 pm
      Christchurch – Fundraising Dinner @ Herb Centre Cafe
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