Check out our Local Groups page to find a vegetarian group near you, and let us know if you are organising something.
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.
−Wellington – Animal Rights and Wrongs @ Wellington Access Radio 783am9:00 am – 10:00 am
Animal Rights and Wrongs is hosted by Julie Gunn, with support from Debra Ashton and Eric Wolff. Tune in every Saturday from 9-10am on Wellington Access Radio 783am. The programme includes the latest news on people working for animals. Regular topics include the factory farming of hens and pigs, dairy farming, live sheep exports, animal research, Kaimanawa horses, fur farming, veganism, environmental issues, palm oil, animal sanctuarys, zoos, animal and eco friendly fashion, cruelty free cosmetics, hunting, and celebrities campaigning for the rights of animals. Also expect great kiwi music, What’s On in Wellington and tips on how you can help the animals. Sponsored by Opportunity for Ynimals. Find their stores at 4 Bay Road, Kilbirnie and 162 Riddiford St, Newtown. Visit the Animal Rights and Wrongs Facebook Page. You can listen live or download later:+9:00 amWellington – Animal Rights and Wrongs @ Wellington Access Radio 783am
−Whangarei – Informal Cafe Meet-ups @ Indulge Cafe10:30 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.+10:30 amWhangarei – Informal Cafe Meet-ups @ Indulge Cafe
−Wellington – Higher Taste Dinner @ Higher Taste6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
All you can eat Indian Chinese Fusion (Vegan, no MSG) buffet with live music for $19.00 per person.
This will be an all vegan dinner including a special dish created just for us!
Serve yourselves from the buffet as many times as you like. So you don’t need to pile up your plate to start with as you can go back as often as you wish.
Bookings for this are essential and seats are only available by PRE-Payment to the bank account of the Wellington Branch NZ Vegetarian Society.
ANZ 11-7200-0800039-11 – PLEASE put you name as a reference!
Bookings close 5pm Tuesday July 15th and that evening we will be paying Higher Taste in advance for our booking.
Extra items available from menu at additional payment: Soft drinks, Vegan Smoothies, Fresh Juices.
Please note that we are starting at 6pm as Higher Taste close at 8pm on Saturday.
Higher Taste is located at Old Bank Arcade, Corner Customs-house Quay and Hunter Street.+6:00 pmWellington – Higher Taste Dinner @ Higher Taste
−New Plymouth – Pot Luck dinner and Speaker @ Fitzroy School Hall4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Every 3rd Sunday of the month, go along to the Fitzroy School Hall with your pot luck dish and have a fun night, with give-aways as well as a video feed from Si speaking.
4pm till 7pm, eating at 5:30pm with the speaker after!
Family friendly with a playground outside.
Bring enough to feed your tribe – and own plates/cups/utensils, etc.+4:00 pmNew Plymouth – Pot Luck dinner and Speaker @ Fitzroy School Hall
−Timaru – Vegetarian Grocery Shop @ Vegetarian Grocery Shop11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Vegetarian Grocery Shop
Every Friday at 41 Stafford Street, 11am to 5pm
New foodstuff is being stocked in the shop. Lots of spices available, instant coffee, tomyum paste, drinks, cookies, coconut spreads.+11:00 amTimaru – Vegetarian Grocery Shop @ Vegetarian Grocery Shop
−Christchurch – Vegetarian Youth Group7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Please contact the Christchurch Branch of the NZ Vegetarian Society for more information.+7:00 pmChristchurch – Vegetarian Youth Group
−Wellington – Animal Rights and Wrongs @ Wellington Access Radio 783am9:00 am – 10:00 am+9:00 amWellington – Animal Rights and Wrongs @ Wellington Access Radio 783am
−Whangarei – Informal Cafe Meet-ups @ Indulge Cafe10:30 am – 12:00 pm+10:30 amWhangarei – Informal Cafe Meet-ups @ Indulge Cafe
−Christchurch – Raw Vegan Group6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Please contact the Christchurch Branch of the NZ Vegetarian Society for more information.+6:00 pmChristchurch – Raw Vegan Group
−Christchurch – Film and Dessert Night @ TBA7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
They will be showing “Crazy Sexy Cancer”! upstairs at the Horticultural Hall. This is the personal video diary of Kris Carr, a young actress, photographer, and filmmaker. She refuses to accept her cancer diagnosis as an end to her life and sets out to explore alternative methods with which to fight her cancer. The tone of the entire film is upbeat and inspiring and both the film and accompanying book are highly acclaimed. http://www.kriscarr.com
For tickets or more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (03) 940 9483.
More information to follow…+7:00 pmChristchurch – Film and Dessert Night @ TBA