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A Vegan Lounge

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A Vegan Lounge - Will Applebe - Former Head of Investigations for SAFE ( 1:2:51)       
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This episode I am joined by a dear friend and fellow animal rights activist, Will Applebe. We kōrero (talk) about his role within SAFE and how he came to be a catalyst of change for animals.
Published: 10/06/2024 9:00:00 p.m.
A Vegan Lounge - Christchurch Vegan Society and School Strike 4 Climate( 0:56:47)       
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In this month's episode of A Vegan Lounge, we are joined by Yolanda Soryl, president of the Christchurch Vegan Society, to chat about the show and our very own vegan journeys - then we catch up with an up and coming animal rights/climate activist, Brooke Winter.
Published: 13/05/2024 9:00:00 p.m.
A Vegan Lounge - Streamside Organics ( 0:29:43)       
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This fortnight, I am talking to Dominque and Logan of Streamside Organics market gardeners operating outside Leeston. The duo has expanded from 1 acre in 2014 to 50 and currently supplies a number of businesses and customers throughout Canterbury. Dominique talks through the early days of getting started, the process of becoming certified organic in New Zealand and how you go about signing up to receive fresh organic vegetables to your door as part of your weekly shop.
Published: 25/10/2023 1:00:00 p.m.
A Vegan Lounge - Lisa Yee - Smile All Round Petsitting( 0:30:10)       
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This fortnight I’m chatting with Lisa Yee founder of Smiles All Round Pet Sitting which offers a range of services to pet owners from full pet sitting services, to daily walks and companionship while the boss is at work. Lisa is a committed vegan of 7 years, amazingly dedicated to animals and a regular volunteer at all Christchurch Vegan Society events. We talk cultural road blocks navigating veganism, pet first aid, and best value vegan cuisine.
Published: 11/10/2023 1:00:00 p.m.
A Vegan Lounge - Kate Grater - Pierogi Joint ( 0:28:27)       
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This fortnight, I caught up with Kate Grater of Pierogi Joint fame. Kate has been a mainstay at local markets throughout Christchurch post-earthquake. We finally sat down to chat recently, celebrating her growing success and scaling to a much bigger purpose-built production kitchen, expanding Pierogi range, women entrepreneurs and ADHD superpowers.
Published: 26/09/2023 4:34:19 p.m.
A Vegan Lounge - Animal Policy International - Co-Executive Director Rainer Kravets ( 0:28:13)       
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This fortnight I chat with Rainer Kravets; Co-Executive Director of Animal Policy International who was visiting recently from his native Estonia. He and co-founder Mandy Carter were here to raise awareness in regards to welfare standards and the market economy which focuses heavily on exports to the detriment of imported products.
Published: 13/09/2023 1:00:00 p.m.
A Vegan Lounge - Te Paranui Animal Sanctuary - Part 2( 0:28:39)       
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A Vegan Approach to Life
Published: 30/08/2023 1:00:00 p.m.
A Vegan Lounge - Te Paranui Animal Sanctuary - Part 1 ( 0:30:7)       
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This fortnight you are in for a treat as Part 1 of the 2-Part series goes to air on the immense work that Te Paranui Animal Sanctuary Koromiko in the South Islands Marlborough Region goes to air. I drop by and chat with founder and visionary Maia, who has links to the broader community through plant-based diet workshops, greyhound adoption and rehoming, yoga practice, and spiritual work.
Published: 2/08/2023 1:00:00 p.m.
A Vegan Lounge - Animal Justice Party Aotearoa NZ - Executive President and Treasurer Rob McNeil ( 0:30:8)       
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This fortnight I'm chatting with Rob McNeil, the Executive President and Treasurer of the Animal Justice Party Aotearoa New Zealand (AJPANZ). The newly formed AJPANZ is looking to contest the upcoming election and give New Zealanders an alternative to the major parties, the same old rhetoric, and provide legitimate representation for the marginalized and voiceless.
Published: 19/07/2023 1:00:00 p.m.
A Vegan Lounge - Pacific Harvest - Managing Director Hayley Fraser-Mackenzie( 0:28:19)       
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This fortnight I’m talking to Hayley Fraser-Mackenzie – Managing Director at Pacific Harvest A New Zealand owned health food and supplement company at the forefront of an exciting and emerging seaweed industry. This interview will leave you with a whole new appreciation for seaweed and an inkling to try Pacific Harvest products; mother nature at her best. "
Published: 5/07/2023 1:00:00 p.m.
A Vegan Lounge -Debbie Devine - Claremont Miniature Horses & American Shetlands( 0:27:28)       
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This fortnight I chat with Debbie Devine of Claremont Estate where I encounter her aging beauties and reflect on specism within this context. I'm almost won over by Pedro the retired Greyhound as we chat about commercial racing, equine health and wellbeing and greyhounds as pets.
Published: 21/06/2023 1:00:00 p.m.

From arts to animal advocacy, health and vegan living, come explore all things vegan with Sarah Jackson on a Vegan Lounge. With thanks to Te Rōpū Whēkana o Ōtautahi, The Christchurch Vegan Society.


Host: Sarah Jackson

Produced By: Plains FM

Language: English

Category: Special Interest

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