New Zealand Vegetarian Restaurants, Stores, Recipes, & More


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    Going Vegetarian

    When considering making the switch to a plant based diet all of a sudden terms like ‘becoming vegetarian’, ‘turning vegetarian’, ‘going vegetarian’ and ‘transitioning to vegetarianism’ are thrown about. For most people, it's a pretty easy ...

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    Vegan Products In New Zealand

    Even though removing all animal products from your plate is an excellent start on the journey ...

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    Study Finds Only 3% Of Kiwi Vegetarians Would Want To Convert A Partner

    A study last year reveals that Kiwi vegetarians are very open minded about a partner's diet ...

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    Great Veg Documentaries

    As humans we are very visual creatures, often gaining greater understanding when faced with graphic representations ...

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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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  • Tart Bakery

    • Auckland
    • 100% Vegetarian

    Auckland's very own vegan bakery serving delicious bread, pies and baked goods. Tart Bakery focus on providing good quality vegan bakery items made the old fashioned way and where possible from organic ingredients.

  • Portershed

    • Christchurch
    • 100% Vegetarian

    An authentic vintage specialty plant-based cafe located in Addington, Christchurch.

  • Cafe Society

    • Queenstown
    • Vegetarian Options

    Modern cafe in the heart of Frankton, Queenstown with both vegetarian and vegan as well as ...

  • The Taj Indian Kitchen

    • Queenstown
    • Vegetarian Options

      Boutique Indian restaurant catering for vegetarian and vegan requests along with serving plenty of vegetarian selections ...

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  • V1 Vegan Store

    • Wellington
    • 100% Vegetarian

    Specialty vegan general store offering 100% cruelty free vegan food and household products in Wellington. Find everything from vegan cheeses and proteins through to ice-creams, chocolates and even a vegan pick & mix, along with a range ...

  • The Wee Shop Organics

    • Nelson
    • 100% Vegetarian

    Organic specialty store situated in Ruby Bay, Nelson. Selling everything from organic coconut oil, bulk items, gifts ...

  • Green Dinner Table

    • Lyttelton 8012
    • 100% Vegetarian

    Sourcing only the best local ingredients, these guys take the hassle out of shopping providing you ...

  • The Nut Store

    • Wellington
    • Vegetarian Options

    A specialty nut store that also sells spices and dried fruits. All products are vegetarian and ...

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  • hamani Chocolate

    Makers of Artisan Chocolate using 70% dark single sourced organic cacao from the Solomon Islands, completely dairy, ...

  • The Vegery

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

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  • The Loft Yoga Lounge

    An Auckland based yoga centre offering meditation workshops, yoga, yoga cooking classes and vegan dinners. The ...

  • Yoga Forme

    Yoga studio, community education and Wellness clinic, with a focus on healthy living, organic and gluten ...

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    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.

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    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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  • Mark

    Commented On Portershed

    What a fantastic new veg option for Christchurch. Amaaazing donuts! The sausage rolls were delicious. We ...

  • Mark

    Commented On Going Vegetarian

    Hello there, Thank you for you question, the substitutes are not a nutritional equivalent simply popular ...

  • Monika

    Commented On Mithai Cafe

    Do not recommend. They serve stale food. First time i been with my partner and we ...