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MPI only paying lip service to animal welfare

Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 9:43 am | SAFE

MPI’s inability to investigate complaint proves it’s only paying lip service to animal welfare More >>

Toothless rodeo recommendations bowing to animal abusers

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 10:21 am | SAFE

The animal charity says the long-awaited report by the National Animal Welfare Advisory Committee is extremely disappointing and fails to implement any meaningful changes. More >>

SAFE takes Tegel to task in complaint to ASA

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 10:05 am | SAFE

SAFE has laid an official complaint with the Advertising Standards Authority over a Tegel ‘free-range’ chicken advertisement, which it says is grossly misleading. More >>

Chicken industry conning people into buying into cruelty

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 10:07 am | SAFE

Animal rights group SAFE is taking aim at the misleading labels on the packaging of chickens bred for meat. More >>

Upsurge in people looking to Eat Kind

Monday, 1 October 2018, 10:51 am | SAFE

SAFE has sent over 5000 Vegetarian Starter Guides to libraries around the country, in response to a huge surge in interest in the programme. More >>

Whaitiri demotion leaves worrying gap

Friday, 21 September 2018, 11:46 am | SAFE

Animal rights group SAFE is pressing the Government to reassign responsibility for animal welfare, after the role was stripped from outgoing Associate Agriculture Minister Meka Whaitiri. More >>

MPI to release findings of sow stall investigation

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 9:24 am | SAFE

The Ministry for Primary Industries says it will soon release the findings from its investigation into the use of illegal sow stalls on a Timaru farm. More >>

SAFE Angered by Cows Forced to Calve in Mud-filled Paddocks

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 9:35 am | SAFE

Animal advocacy group SAFE is disgusted by new images showing cows giving birth in barren paddocks of deep mud. More >>

SAFE calling for farming industry to protect whistle-blowers

Wednesday, 15 August 2018, 10:50 am | SAFE

Animal advocacy group SAFE is calling for farming groups to develop whistle-blower programmes, after revelations workers are receiving death threats for reporting abuse. More >>

NZ Pork to receive an award for farrowing crate cruelty

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 8:05 pm | SAFE

SAFE supporters will present the NZ Pork Board with an award recognising the inherent cruelty in their continued use of farrowing crates, at their annual award dinner at The Orange in Eden Terrace at 6.30pm today. They will be presented with a unique ... More >>

MPI whitewash leaves a dirty stain on NZ’s reputation

Monday, 16 July 2018, 10:20 am | SAFE

SAFE is outraged to learn that the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has, yet again, let animals down by giving a green-light to the Timaru pig farm exposed last week for breaking the law. More >>

Animals Still Suffer in Experiments

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 6:10 pm | SAFE

Figures released by the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today show an increase in the numbers of animals suffering in experiments, with over a quarter of a million animals used in 2016. More >>

Outrage Against Live Export Trade goes Global

Thursday, 14 June 2018, 8:50 am | SAFE

In April this year, shocking new footage was released of horrific conditions on board live export shipments from Australia causing further upset worldwide regarding what was already a controversial trade. More >>

Starbucks NZ targeted in global cage-egg campaign

Tuesday, 24 April 2018, 8:51 am | SAFE

Starbucks is being urged to go cage-egg free worldwide by over 55 major international animal protection organisations as part of a global campaign. The coordinated campaign asking for Starbucks to use exclusively cage-free eggs has just launched out of Europe ... More >>

Government response on rodeo a good start, says SAFE

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 4:21 pm | SAFE

SAFE supports a government move announced today, that they will look at welfare issues in rodeo, but believe more needs to done. The Associate Minister of Agriculture Meka Whaitiri announced that officials have been asked to see how animal welfare can be ... More >>

Animal cruelty on the agenda at national final rodeo

Tuesday, 27 February 2018, 11:19 am | SAFE

Animal cruelty on the agenda again next weekend at the national final rodeo in Wanaka More >>

Reports of Bull Death at Rodeo Lead to Renewed Call for Ban

Saturday, 3 February 2018, 2:48 pm | SAFE

Following the reported injury and death of a bull at yesterday evening’s Pukemanu Bullride in Martinborough, SAFE is again demanding an end to all rodeo events due to the stress and risk they subject the bulls, horses and calves to, whilst forced ... More >>

Farmed animals’ lives revealed in NZ first VR experience

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 10:37 am | SAFE

Brand new 360-degree footage reveals, from the animals’ eye view, the inside story of animal suffering in factory farms. ‘FARM360: a nationwide virtual reality experience’ is a new initiative from SAFE. More >>

Survey exposes knowledge gap over the dark side of NZ dairy

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 8:49 am | SAFE

A new survey has exposed how little awareness the general public has of dairy industry practices, with only half the NZ population aware that a cow needs to have a calf each year to produce milk. More >>

Nestlė applauded for global cage-egg free commitment

Friday, 3 November 2017, 9:01 am | SAFE

Nestlė, the world’s largest food company, has announced its commitment to eliminate cages from its egg supply chain worldwide. This policy will be adopted by all of Nestlė’s locations in 189 countries. In New Zealand, Nestlė has committed to ... More >>



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