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Children's Book Launched Today to Help End Animal Testing

Saturday, 18 November 2017, 3:17 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) are officially launching their new anti-animal experimentation themed children’s book today, which they have produced with Christchurch artist, Rebecca Gibbs. More >>

New Kids Book Being Launched to Help End NZ Animal Testing

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 1:33 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) is launching a new children’s book that they are producing with Christchurch artist, Rebecca Gibbs to create a storybook that introduces children to the scientific invalidity of animal-based research ... More >>

Animal Testing Would Not Prevent Synthetic Cannabis Deaths

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 12:52 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

In relation to the recent deaths in Auckland caused by synthetic cannabis use, Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne has stated that ‘…the testing regime is now in place, but it is not functional because the Government banned the use of animal testing ... More >>

Physics Professor’s Animal Testing Claims Rejected

Friday, 26 May 2017, 3:36 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

Otago University Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Prof Richard Blaikie, has publicly claimed that “…research using animal models has played a vital part in nearly every medical breakthrough over the past few decades and has saved hundreds of millions of lives ... More >>

Out of the Labs petition handover

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 12:28 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) and Helping You Help Animals (HUHA) presented their ‘Out of the Labs’ petition to Greens MP Mojo Mathers at Parliament today. More >>

Not a Happy Valentine’s for Otago Lab Animals

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 11:16 am | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) presented Professor Richard Blaikie of the University of Otago with an oversized card and presents for Valentine’s day. After these gifts weren't collected by Prof. Blaikie, they were left outside ... More >>

New report on animal research, testing & teaching in NZ

Monday, 12 December 2016, 4:05 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

Today the 2015 figures on the animals used for research, testing and teaching (RTT) were released by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI). More >>

University of Otago quickly evidence of new animal lab

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 3:32 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

This morning the New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society(NZAVS), hung 11,358 cardboard hearts outside where the University of Otago’s new $50 million animal lab is being built. More >>

39% Increase in Animals Used for Experiments in NZ

Tuesday, 16 February 2016, 1:47 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) has condemned a surge in animal use for research, testing and teaching shown in information just released. The total number of animals used in 2014 was 310 287, an increase of 38.5% from 2013. The figures, ... More >>

NZ Society Wins Global Award For Fighting Animal Testing

Friday, 21 November 2014, 2:00 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

New Zealand banning animal testing of legal highs has been acknowledged with an award given in London. The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) was awarded the 2014 LUSH Prize for lobbying against animal testing. The prize was given at the ... More >>

Animal Research Failing – So Do More Animal Research?

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 12:24 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

Victoria University of Wellington is about to host a lecture on why the success rates of pharmaceutical development is so low and what can be done about it. The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) welcomes discussion on this important ... More >>

Brian May Supports NZ Ban on Cosmetics Animal Testing

Friday, 5 September 2014, 2:06 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

QUEEN Legend Brian May Supports New Zealand Ban on Cosmetics Animal Testing AUCKLAND (5 September 2014) — Rock guitar legend and founder of the Save Me Trust, Brian May, took time out from his Queen tour in Auckland, to urge New Zealand to help end ... More >>

Actor Sam Bunkall Supports Cruelty-Free Campaign

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 9:18 am | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

WELLINGTON (12 Aug 2014) — Sam Bunkall from TVNZ’s Shortland Street wants New Zealand to play its part in ending the global suffering of animals used to test cosmetics, by introducing a complete test and sales ban. The actor and animal advocate is supporting ... More >>

New Hope for Lab Animals

Saturday, 9 August 2014, 11:32 am | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

A campaign to require the re-homing of animals used in laboratories has been launched this week. The “Out Of The Labs” campaign is a joint effort from HUHA (Helping You Help Animals) and NZAVS (New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society). Currently the ... More >>

Action Needed Now to End Animal Testing of Cosmetics

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 4:08 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

Effective Action Needed Now to End Animal Testing of Cosmetics The National Party members of the Primary Production Committee today rejected a ban on animal testing of cosmetics being carried out in New Zealand. A need for more time to consider it ... More >>

NZ Live Export Sheep in UK Vivisection Outrage

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 9:26 am | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

Undercover footage of animal experiments using sheep exported from New Zealand has caused outrage in the UK. Undercover footage obtained by the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) exposed the reality of life in a vivisection laboratory ... More >>

Government Rules Out Animal Testing of Legal Highs

Monday, 5 May 2014, 9:43 am | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

Government Rules Out Animal Testing of Legal Highs John Key said this morning on TVNZ’s Breakfast that all animal testing of legal highs will be ruled out. This news has come in the lead up to a vote in parliament this week that will change the ... More >>

John Key, Legal Highs, Rats, Rabbits and Thalidomide

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 4:24 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

Prime Minister John Key brought up Thalidomide as an example of why animal testing on multiple species may be required for recreational drugs. Key said on Firstline this morning “In the early days when they had thalidomide, the issue there was ... More >>

It’s Time to Ban Animal Testing of Legal Highs for Good

Monday, 28 April 2014, 4:55 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

Peter Dunne has announced that all ‘legal highs’ that have temporary approvals are to be banned in New Zealand when new legislation passes in early May. Organisations that are campaigning to not allow any animal testing of recreational drugs are urging ... More >>

Legal highs animal testing decision delayed

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 4:53 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

A decision on if the government will stop animal testing of legal highs has been delayed until the end of March. The Primary Production select committee is currently considering an amendment to the Animal Welfare Bill that would stop all animal testing ... More >>

 

 

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