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Cruelty Free Companies Issue Plea To John Key

Friday, 28 March 2014, 10:26 am | SAFE

Twenty eight cosmetics companies from across New Zealand, including major brands such as LUSH, the Body Shop and Kiwi favourites Antipodes, Oasis Beauty and Sorbet, have issued a plea to Prime Minster John Key to ban animal testing for cosmetics ... More >>

NZ poised to ban cosmetic testing on animals

Thursday, 20 March 2014, 10:35 am | SAFE

Government Now Required to Consider Be Cruelty-free call for a Ban on Cosmetics Testing More >>

World Peace Diet Author Tours New Zealand

Friday, 7 February 2014, 2:14 pm | SAFE

Acclaimed author and international speaker Will Tuttle Ph. D. will be in New Zealand, offering a compelling and liberating new understanding of our food and our culture. More >>

Kiwis Asked to Help Stop Factory Farming

Monday, 16 December 2013, 10:33 am | SAFE

Caring Kiwis are asked to join a star-studded array of New Zealanders including actor Robyn Malcolm, presenter Kevin Milne, hip hop artist Ladi6 and popular TV personalities Jono and Ben this week, in speaking out against factory farming and raising much ... More >>

NZ Animal Testing Campaign Wins International Prize

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 10:13 am | SAFE

SAFE is proud to announce that it is a winner of the Lush Prize, an international award for outstanding contributions to replacing animal testing. More >>

China Plans to Phase Out Mandatory Cosmetics Animal Testing

Monday, 11 November 2013, 11:02 am | SAFE

SAFE’s Be Cruelty Free campaign partner Humane Society International (HSI) is celebrating a major victory after China announced a reversal of its policy of compulsory animal testing of cosmetics. More >>

Nine Out of Ten Kiwis Oppose Cosmetics Testing on Animals

Wednesday, 6 November 2013, 11:43 am | SAFE

6 November 2013 New Poll Shows Nine Out of Ten Kiwis Oppose Cosmetics Testing on Animals Over 88% of New Zealanders want a ban on cosmetics testing on animals, says animal advocacy group SAFE. More >>

Grazing "Not Normal Behaviour for Dairy Cows"

Friday, 18 October 2013, 3:38 pm | SAFE

Proposed changes to the code of welfare for dairy cows just released will see cows confined to indoor factory farms for life. The National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) today released its recommendations about the welfare and housing of dairy ... More >>

New Zealand's Hottest Vegetarians Named

Monday, 30 September 2013, 3:17 pm | SAFE

New Zealand’s hottest vegetarian celebrities have been named by animal advocacy group SAFE. Just in time for World Vegetarian Day (1st October), Kiwi actors Cliff Curtis and Michelle Langstone have been crowned the edgy leaders in a growing group ... More >>

Two Horses Die On National Jumps Day

Monday, 30 September 2013, 1:00 pm | SAFE

Two horses died amongst chaos yesterday at the National Jumps Day (29 September, Waikato), in the last races of the jumps season. The deaths brought the total to nine horse deaths in 2013, surpassing last year’s total, and animal advocacy group ... More >>

Horse Deaths Prompt Call for Boycott of National Jumps Day

Friday, 27 September 2013, 12:05 pm | SAFE

The New Zealand public is being asked to boycott National Jumps Day (29 September), the last race of the jumps season. Seven horses have died so far in the 2013 jumps racing season, surpassing last year’s total, and animal advocacy group SAFE says ... More >>

Leona Lewis Photo Campaign Says Bunnies Are For Hugging

Friday, 27 September 2013, 10:57 am | SAFE

Singer Leona Lewis Photo Campaign Says Bunnies Are For Hugging, Not Hurting In Cosmetics Tests More >>

Animal Welfare Amendment Bill Fails Animals

Thursday, 29 August 2013, 12:26 pm | SAFE

The Animal Welfare Amendment Bill, which had its first reading under urgency today, indicates that the Government is willing to condone the ongoing cruel treatment of animals, says animal advocacy group SAFE. SAFE says the Bill, the final stage in ... More >>

Vigil for Chicken Industry Victims

Saturday, 17 August 2013, 12:36 pm | SAFE

A vigil will be held tomorrow in Auckland to commemorate the millions of New Zealand chickens that suffer short and brutal lives when raised for meat. Ninety animal activists, each holding the body of a dead chicken, will be representing the 90 million birds ... More >>

Outrage At Delay and Lies About Battery Cage Phase-out

Friday, 2 August 2013, 10:10 am | SAFE

The National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee (NAWAC) has outraged animal activists by once again failing to look after the welfare of New Zealand’s three million battery hens. More >>

Don't Be in the Dark, Say Animal Welfare Advocates

Thursday, 1 August 2013, 10:53 am | SAFE

New Zealand's Stop Factory Farming Month, August 2013 New Zealand’s Stop Factory Farming Month, ‘Don’t be in the Dark’ has been launched today by animal advocacy group SAFE. The month-long event will raise awareness of the high level of cruelty ... More >>

Ban Animal Testing For Cosmetics, Animal Advocates Urge Key

Wednesday, 24 July 2013, 2:08 pm | SAFE

Tomorrow, animal advocacy organisations SAFE and Humane Society International representatives will present a 15,500 strong petition to Parliament, calling for Prime Minister John Key to ‘hop to it’ and ban animal testing for cosmetics in New Zealand. More >>

Kiwi Women Dared to Go Bare

Monday, 15 July 2013, 3:20 pm | SAFE

Kiwi stars Angela Bloomfield, Suzanne Paul and Ruby Higgins have joined forces with animal advocacy group SAFE to urge New Zealand women to go bare-faced to highlight the cruelty of testing cosmetics on animals – tests which still continue to be ... More >>

MPs Vote in Favour of Animal Cruelty

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 8:50 pm | SAFE

Politicians have today voted against an amendment that would have ruled out the use of data from animal testing for party pill recreational drugs. National MPs and United Future’s Peter Dunne blocked the proposed amendment to the Psychoactive Substances ... More >>

60,000 Strong Say 'Leave Animals Out'

Tuesday, 21 May 2013, 8:59 am | SAFE

Over 60,000 people have voiced their objection to the proposed testing of party pills on animals, say animal advocates SAFE, The New Zealand Anti Vivisection Society (NZAVS) and the Royal New Zealand SPCA. More >>

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