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Former High Court Judge/QC to conduct welfare inquiry

Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 1:58 pm | Greyhound Protection League NZ

Animal welfare advocates plan to present a petition to the government in December seeking a ban on greyhound racing, but in a surprise strategic move, the New Zealand Racing Board has announced it’s own inquiry into animal welfare issues for racing ... More >>

NSW Greyhound Racing Ban reversal

Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 5:28 pm | Greyhound Protection League NZ

While racing participants are celebrating the reversal of the ban on greyhound racing in New South Wales Australia, animal welfare advocates in New Zealand are largely unmoved. More >>

Racing Ministers tax comments "Naive".

Friday, 17 April 2015, 3:07 pm | Greyhound Protection League NZ

Racing critics are pouring scorn on Racing Minister Nathan Guys comments about revenue lost offshore to overseas bookmakers. More >>

Horse racing deaths highlight cruel gambling activity

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 2:04 pm | Greyhound Protection League NZ

The recent deaths of two Melbourne Cup horses highlights the cutthroat nature of the racing industry say animal welfare advocates. More >>

Greyhound racing collateral damage "Sickening"

Monday, 19 May 2014, 1:27 pm | Greyhound Protection League NZ

Greyhound welfare advocates are demanding an independent investigation into the mysterious death of a Canterbury greyhound during training. More >>

2 deaths in 1 race renew calls for a ban on greyhound racing

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 4:53 pm | Greyhound Protection League NZ

Animal welfare advocates are up in arms after learning that two greyhounds were euthanized in a single TAB dog race in Auckland last Sunday. More >>

Revelations in greyhound racing industry tip of the iceberg

Friday, 15 November 2013, 2:59 pm | Greyhound Protection League NZ

An investigation into the outcomes of missing racing greyhounds has exposed the industry to widespread public criticism and has raised questions regarding the industries legitimacy in the face of changing animal welfare expectations. More >>

Drug Test Positive, Tip Of The Wrong Iceberg

Monday, 26 November 2012, 2:44 pm | Greyhound Protection League NZ

A recent prohibited substance conviction in the greyhound racing industry may have set off alarm bells, but greyhound racing industry watchdogs are concerned there is a bigger problem going unaddressed. A recent Australian ABC news investigation ... More >>

Death On Day One "An Omen"

Friday, 3 August 2012, 4:04 pm | Greyhound Protection League NZ

August the first marked the first day of the new season for the greyhound racing industry in New Zealand. More >>

Dog racing industry oversees a third death in as many days

Friday, 20 July 2012, 4:18 pm | Greyhound Protection League NZ

Three deaths in three days is three too many, was the message that the Greyhound Protection League had for the greyhound racing industry today. "Greyhound racing has a notorious track record for serious injuries and for too long this activity ... More >>

Racing Industry Told: "Charity Begins at Home"

Friday, 1 June 2012, 1:05 pm | Greyhound Protection League NZ

"Take care of the problems at hand before playing Good Samaritan" was the message that Greyhound Protection League spokesperson Aaron Cross had for the greyhound racing industry yesterday. More >>

"Go the Red Dog” Campaign Leaves Racing Industry Red-Faced

Monday, 14 May 2012, 2:18 pm | Greyhound Protection League NZ

Greyhound Racing NZ, in an attempt to associate the dog racing industry with the Royal NZ Foundation of the Blind, recently offered $100 ‘donations’ to the foundations guide dog program, for each winning greyhound wearing a red coat in May. More >>

 

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