New Zealand Vegetarian Restaurants, Stores, Recipes, & More


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Many New Zealanders choose to follow a vegetarian or vegan diet for health, humane, environmental and ethical reasons.

Vegetarians New Zealand supports vegetarians and vegans in their lifestyle and to help them meet like-minded people.


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  • Sweet Release Cakes and Treats

    • Wellington
    • Vegetarian Options

    A small vegetarian/vegan cafe located in the city centre offering milkshakes, nachos, toasties (with soy cheese!), lunch options and dessert.

  • Aro Cafe

    • Wellington
    • Vegetarian Options

    Aro Cafe is noted as one of the best cafes Wellington has to offer. (more…)

  • Kaikoura Bakery

    • Kaikoura
    • Vegetarian Options

    The Kaikoura Bakery has a huge variety of fresh breads made every morning. (more…)

  • Lighthouse Cafe

    • Christchurch
    • Vegetarian Options

    Has good vegetarian and vegan options, vegan biscuit and soy latte is a great combination!

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  • Naturally Organic

    • Auckland
    • Vegetarian Options

    Naturally Organic is an Auckland based organics store and Cafe. (more…)

  • Lush – Nationwide

    • Nationwide
    • Vegetarian Options

    Lush offers a range of vegan options, in addition to all products being ethically made. (more…)

  • Mamata Bakery

    • Auckland
    • Vegetarian Options

    Specializes in organic, allergy-friendly, vegetarian and vegan products. (more…)

  • The Vegetarian Butcher

    • Nelson
    • 100% Vegetarian

    Sellers of home made vegan "meat-like" products in Nelson.

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  • The Vegery

    Creators of the gluten free, dairy free, vegan, paleo Vitality Wraps. Connecting people to real, living ...

  • Vegetarian Delights

    Vegetarian Delights are the exclusive distributor of the Fry’s Vegetarian Range in New Zealand. The Fry’s ...

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  • Vegetarian Vacations

    Organising a holiday is stressful enough, let alone a vegetarian one. This site compiles a list ...

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    An incisive article that examines many of the arguments for going vegan, and questions the common ...

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  • Vegetarian rice dish

    Vegetarian Recipes

    Are you wondering what to prepare for your next vegetarian dish? Try one of these vegetarian recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, or a healthy snacks.

  • Vegan burgers

    Vegan Recipes

    Peruse this collection of tasty international vegan recipes and be inspired to prepare some exquisite and delightful vegan meals.

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    Commented On Moment Cafe

    The "Poke Bowl" is absolutely superb. One of my favourite salads in town, I'd highly recommend ...