Organisations and Resources for Vegans in Ōtepoti/Dunedin.
A list of organisations and resources that might be useful, helpful, or valuable for our followers and supporters. If there is someone or something we've missed here, please let us know via our Contact Page.
Let The Eat Vegan and Burger Plant are the only two food outlets in Dunedin which are fully vegan. There are many other cafes, restaurants and eateries in Dunedin which offer either a separate vegan menu, or vegan options. Some of our favourites are Taste Nature, Harbourside Grill, Carey's Bay Hotel, The Jitsu and Maggie's.
Dunedin Vegans & Vegetarians Facebook Group With approximately 3,500 members, this Facebook group is best place for information and discussions about all things vegan and vegetarian in our city. It brings together Dunedin vegans, vegetarians, (and those who are considering those lifestyles, or transitioning), providing support, discussion, ideas, information, and networking opportunities of all kinds. You can request to join the group here (you need to have Facebook).
Vegan Parents Group: Ōtepoti/Dunedin A Facebook-based discussion and support group for vegan parents (or parents interested in veganism) based in or near Ōtepoti/Dunedin, New Zealand. They also occasionally organise get-togethers at local cafes or other places for fellowship with other vegan parents. You can request to join the group here (you need to have Facebook).
Otago Campus Vegans For all students at the University of Otago and Otago Polytechnic who are interested in veganism, plant-based eating, and animal rights. Follow on Facebook and Instagram to get the latest updates on group activities.
Mouthful Mouthful (formerly known as Plant Based Living Initiative) is a non-profit organisation run by Jono Drew and Anna DeMello, who are based in Dunedin. They are a non-profit website offering an online platform that focuses on food system sustainability. They collaborate with other organizations to share information, advocate for food system change, and undertake policy-related efforts.Mouthful on Facebook.
Cat Rescue Dunedin Cat Rescue Dunedin, (formerly known as Animal Rescue Network New Zealand), are committed to reducing the wild-born and stray cat population in our city through a combination of Trap Neuter Release, and adoption. On Facebook.
Dog Rescue Dunedin Dog Rescue Dunedin Charitable Trust rescues dogs from the DCC Animal Control service, provides veterinary care (including desexing), food and home-based foster care and advertises them until they find their 'forever homes'. On Facebook.
The Wildlife Hospital The Wildlife Hospital, Dunedin, is based at Otago Polytechnic. It’s the only facility of its kind, in the South Island of New Zealand, home to some of the world’s most unique and most threatened species. They treat a wide variety of animals, including native birds, penguins, seals, and sea lions. On Facebook.