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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  • Falafel Metro

    • Tauranga
    • 100% Vegetarian

    If you need a quick bite to eat in downtown Tauranga, Falafel Metro offers fresh, made-to-order vegetarian falafels with gluten free options.

  • Wholly Bagels & Pizza

    • Christchurch
    • Vegetarian Options

    Passionate providers of bagels and pizzas. 100% New Zealand ingredients wherever possible. (more…)

  • Mecca Restaurant

    • Auckland
    • Vegetarian Options

    Mecca is a modern cafe with a strong Mediterranean influence. (more…)

  • Sunrise Natural Food

    • Tauranga
    • Vegetarian Options

    Sunrise provides excellent service and great coffee. Food is fresh and plentiful. 

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  • Chantal Organics

    • Napier
    • Vegetarian Options

    Chantal Organics offers a fresh range of fair trade, organic vegetarian products and foodstuffs. (more…)

  • The Organic Green Grocer

    • Nelson
    • Vegetarian Options

    Carries organic produce and products, with a bulk foods area to save money on key ingredients.

  • Jay’s Falafel House

    • Christchurch
    • 100% Vegetarian

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

  • Snazzy Shop

    • Tauranga
    • 100% Vegetarian

    An online vegan handbag and wallet shop based in Tauranga. Specialising in bold, beautiful and fun ...

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Product Ranges

  • Anoint Skin Products

    Anoint are producers of completely plant based, 100% vegan tattoo aftercare products. Made with organic Lavender ...

  • Angel Food

    Angel Food supplies Cheezly vegan cheese,vegan fudge and other vegan products to retail stores and individuals. ...

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  • SAFE

    Safe is a national animal rights organisation that is actively involved in campaigns to protect the ...

  • New Zealand Vegetarian Society

    The New Zealand Vegetarian Society provides a community base for both vegetarians and vegans in New ...

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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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