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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  • Arrowtown House Boutique Hotel

    • Queentown
    • Vegetarian Options

    Chef-Owner Jeanette Brough won the breakfast category in the The New Zealand Vegetarian Dish Challenge. (more…)

  • Midnight Espresso

    • Wellington
    • Vegetarian Options

    Midnight Espresso is Wellington's longest standing late night cafe, situated in one of Wellington's historic areas ...

  • Punnet Cafe

    • Hamilton
    • Vegetarian Options

    Relaxing rustic style cafe serving freshly cooked locally grown seasonal produce. Plenty of vegetarian, vegan, gluten ...

  • Meredith’s

    • Auckland
    • Vegetarian Options

    Serves a full vegetarian degustation on Tuesdays, menu varies according to season. (more…)

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  • E-PACS Supermart

    • Auckland
    • Vegetarian Options

    Retail store selling a range of vegetarian foods as well as snacks, confectionery, drinks, toiletries, baby and household products.

  • Liberty Market

    • Christchurch
    • Vegetarian Options

    Liberty Market is a centrally located organics store in Christchurch. (more…)

  • Jay’s Falafel House

    • Christchurch
    • 100% Vegetarian

    Specialists in meals and snacks containing wholesome and delicious falafel (more…)

  • Commonsense Organics

    • Wellington
    • Vegetarian Options

    A huge range of vegan products that are tricky to source elsewhere. (more…)

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  • Blissful Vege

    A specialist vegetarian grocery store that carries an extensive array of mock-meats and ready-to-eat meals. With ...

  • The Vegery

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

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  • Wellington World Vegetarian Week

    October 1st to 7th each year is International Vegetarian Week. In Wellington, top quality vegetarian restaurants ...

  • Vegan Society of Aotearoa

    This is the revitalised NZ Vegan Society. It replacesVeganz.The society is a friendly, informative and professional ...

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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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