Speakers & Musicians

This year we have a separate room for speakers and cooking demos to our main stage, entry to the room is free for all attendees.

Presentation Room Schedule 

Main Stage Schedule



James Aspey – 2 sessions on main stage
  • Why become a vegan and what it means
  • James Aspey’s journey

Amanda Sorrenson – Vegan Society

  • Raising Vegan Children

Shukul Kachwalla –  High Carb Health 

  • The Protein Myth
  • How much Calcium is required for the body
  • The difference between Heme & Non-Heme Iron
  • Where B12 comes from
  • Exploration of other key nutrients

Dr Mark Craig – GP Grey Lynn Medical Center

  • What your doctor should know about vegan Wholefoods
  • Plant based diet and evidence of its health benefits

Sandra Van Lill – Dietitians NZ

  • Is it time for Vegan WOF?
  • Checklist of things to consider when you’ve been a vegan for some time

Sarah Tanner – Greenleaf Organics

  • Superfood Smoothie Demo

Michael Lawry – Sea Shepherd

  • Over fishing & it;s effects on marine life


Musicians & Performances

Abbey Wolfe – Abby Wolfe is a talented singer-songwriter based in Auckland, New Zealand.




The Rubics Super talented band The Rubics are an Auckland six-piece band who bring a high energy blend of soul,funk and blues to classic Rock’n’Roll.






Dylan Wade – NZ Singer and songwriter, his mucis will uplift and sooth your soul.





Franko Heke  – Drawing on ancient mantra in combination with his own cultural roots, Franko’s devotional sessions are bound to coax your own divine voice into the open with his distinct fresh sounds for today.






Hippo Unicycles

Hippo Unicycles is NZ’s home of Extreme Unicycling, they’re aim is to help unicycling reach it’s potential within NZ. Hippo Unicycles organise the NZ nationals every year, sell unicycles/parts and merchandise, sponsor several riders from NZ and Australia. Owned and operated by kiwis Chris Huriwai and Sam La Hood who both have back to back world championship titles for Street unicycling.





Scarlytt – DJ & Producer

Kristina AKA Scarlytt is the talented soul behind organising the line up of speakers and musicians for the Vegan Food Fair.







Julie Gunn – MC

Well known in the vegan community, Julie is an amazing MC and we love her.