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


  1. Oct

    1. Wellington – Lunch at Pranah Cafe @ Pranah Cafe
      1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

      RSVP: Places are unable to be booked, but it is useful to let the café know numbers for their catering. So please let Lyndsay know by 20 October 2014 if you plan to come.

      1:30 pm
      Wellington – Lunch at Pranah Cafe @ Pranah 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.

      6:00 pm
      Christchurch – Raw Vegan Group
  2. Oct

    1. Wellington – Lunch @ Prahna Cafe
      1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
      1:30 pm
      Wellington – Lunch @ Prahna Cafe
  3. Oct

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

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

      7:00 pm
      Christchurch – Vegetarian Youth Group
  4. Nov

    1. Wellington – Animal Rights and Wrongs @ Wellington Access Radio 783am
      9:00 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 am
      Wellington – Animal Rights and Wrongs @ Wellington Access Radio 783am
    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.

      10:30 am
      Whangarei – Informal Cafe Meet-ups @ Indulge Cafe
    3. Wellington – World Vegan Day Pot Luck Dinner @ Brooklyn Community Centre
      6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      By popular demand Wellington are having one of their potlucks to celebrate World Vegan Day.

      Vegan only please and gluten free is always appreciated too.

      Volunteers wanted - they need help setting up the event and packing away afterwards so everyone enjoys themselves – be there at 5.30pm.

      Please contact Lyndsay at eventswellington@gmail.com if you can help.


      6:00 pm
      Wellington – World Vegan Day Pot Luck Dinner @ Brooklyn Community Centre
  5. Nov

    1. Hawkes Bay – Food and Wine Classic @ Moana Park Winery
      12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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      Categories: Lunch

      Break new ground and join acclaimed chef Kent Baddeley on a quest to find the perfect wine/food pairing for a series of exquisite vegetable centred dishes, delivered from the abundant fresh local produce of Hawke’s Bay. Kent’s unique style of agrarian cuisine is renowned for challenging the norm, and during this four course dining experience you will judge your own preferred match, and see how your palate stacks up against Kent’s & those of the winemakers at Moana Park. With a generous taster-style flight of six premium Moana Park wines per course, your taste buds will be given the ultimate challenge.  Vegetables are cool, too – Kent’s creations are proof of that.  Take the challenge and be a part of an experience like no other.

      F.A.W.C! Summer Series runs October 31st-November 9th, giving you ten glorious days to whet your whistle and test your taste buds at over sixty events, set in truly stunning Hawke’s Bay locations. F.A.WC!’s sumptuous programme includes master classes, degustation dinners, mystery location lunches, vertical tastings, private chefs in homes and more, all with a collection of New Zealand’s finest food and wine talent.


      12:00 pm
      Hawkes Bay – Food and Wine Classic @ Moana Park Winery
  6. Nov

    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
      6:30 pm
      Palmerston North – Vegan Potlucks
  7. Nov

    1. Waiuku – Vegetarian Families Pot-Luck
      5:30 pm – 9:00 pm



      1st Wednesday of every month – 5:30pm

      Bring a vegetarian dish to share.




      5:30 pm
      Waiuku – Vegetarian Families Pot-Luck
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