Sign up to become a member

Becoming a member of the Vegan Society of Aotearoa New Zealand helps us go grow as a society and as a community; enabling us to provide support for vegans and to promote a vegan lifestyle within New Zealand. You can view our goals here: about us.

Add a donation

Adding a donation to your membership fee helps us meet the cost of running outreach workshops such as Vegan 101 and film events, as well as pay for materials such as stall kits, expo fees, leaflets, banners, that help us promote the growth of veganism within New Zealand.

The Vegan Society is a registered charity which means you are entitled to a tax rebate on donations on top of membership cost (you can do this online through myIR on the IRD website).


We have 2 types of membership:

Individual membership

$50 a year (pay monthly or yearly)

You will receive:

  • Our quarterly Vegan Society magazine ‘New Zealand Vegan and Plant Based Living ‘ in the post.
    You can opt to receive an emailed pdf magazine if you prefer, however we suggest you get a printed copy and once you have finished reading it pass it onto friends and family, or leave at your doctors, library, dentist etc to help raise awareness about the Vegan Society and veganism in New Zealand.
  • Discounts with various businesses. Membership card to get nationwide discounts. See vegan directory
  • Chances to enter giveaways and competitions
  • Lots of good karma!

Rest of world $50 a year (magazine emailed)

Business or Cafe Membership

$100 a year

The Vegan Society café and business membership is a great way to promote what you do to our growing number of vegan members. It also helps grow veganism and of course support the Vegan Society of Aotearoa. Business membership costs just $100 a year and as a member you will receive:

For large businesses with more than one franchise please contact us.


  • A copy of our Vegan Society magazine ‘New Zealand Vegan and Plant Based Living ‘ posted each quarter for you and your customers to enjoy.
  • Business listing in our vegan friendly business directory on the website.
  • A listing in each copy of the magazine.
  • This membership entitles you to offer discount to the Society’s individual members who will present their membership card to you to redeem. Your listing in the magazine and on our website will show you offer this discount.

Business Membership Disclaimer; The purpose of our business membership scheme is to grow veganism and provide vegan options. We do not take responsibility for other business practices that our business members engage in.