New Zealand Vegetarian Restaurants, Stores, Recipes, & More

Articles

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  • New Zealand Vegan Wine List

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  • Are You Eating Too Much Protein?

    For vegetarians and vegans the first question you often get asked is... where do you get ...

  • Vegan Vs Vegetarian Naming

    The 2018 between the New Zealand Vegetarian Society (NZVS) and its Christchurch branch has highlighted the ...

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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.

Restaurants

All NZ
  • Duck Island Ice Cream

    • Hamilton
    • Vegetarian Options

    Handmade ice cream shop in Hamilton East. All ice cream is made with seasonal ingredients, organic milk and free range eggs, no preservatives, colourings, stabilisers or emulsifiers. Dairy free, vegan ice creams also available (made with ...

  • Stark’s Cafe

    • Auckland
    • Vegetarian Options

    Close to the civic theatre, Stark's is the perfect place to enjoy a nibble before the ...

  • The Wholefood Kitchen

    • Napier
    • 100% Vegetarian

    A combination of cafe and store, and everything within is vegetarian. The Wholefood Kitchen in Napier ...

  • Long Bar

    • Wellington
    • Vegetarian Options

    Malaysian cuisine, with many vegetarian dishes, extensive menu and great coffee. Full bar facilities.

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Shops

  • Green Dinner Table

    • Lyttelton 8012
    • 100% Vegetarian

    Sourcing only the best local ingredients, these guys take the hassle out of shopping providing you with delicious ingredients to cook healthy plant-based food at home.

  • Liberty Market

    • Christchurch
    • Vegetarian Options

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

  • The Nut Store

    • Wellington
    • Vegetarian Options

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

  • Lush – Nationwide

    • Nationwide
    • Vegetarian Options

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

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Product Ranges

  • Blissful Vege

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

  • Anoint Skin Products

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

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Resources

  • Vegetarian Vacations

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

  • Vegan NZ

    A blog based vegan community with recipes, remedies, how-tos and guides for NZ vegans.

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Recipes

  • 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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Discussion

  • Freda Thorn

    Commented On Potpourri Vegetarian Cafe

    Disappointing! Really terrible food. We ordered the Falafel Burger and the Portabello Mushroom Burger, both came ...

  • Kirsten

    Commented On Barley

    Certainly not rabbit food! We are not vegan or even vegeterian, but are exploring options of ...