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Survey shows majority of Kiwis support banning animal test

Thursday, 17 October 2019, 8:56 am | SAFE

A campaign to ban the Forced Swim Test in New Zealand is in line with public opinion, according to a new survey commissioned by the New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) and SAFE. More >>

Petition to ban cruel animal testing

Friday, 4 October 2019, 9:03 am | SAFE

A 20,000 strong petition will be presented to Parliament today, on World Animal Day, urging a total ban on the Forced Swim Test. More >>

Live export review ignores 99% of exported farmed animals

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 8:31 am | SAFE

The Government’s review of the live export trade ignores 99% of exported farmed animals. More >>

SAFE walks off the job to march with School Strike 4 Climate

Friday, 27 September 2019, 8:14 am | SAFE

Staff from animal rights organisation SAFE are going on strike today and will be marching with School Strike 4 Climate NZ in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. More >>

High-risk live export ship due to berth at Napier Port

Wednesday, 11 September 2019, 9:07 am | SAFE

The high-risk live export ship Yangtze Fortune, due to berth at Napier Port this weekend, is currently embroiled in an investigation into a biosecurity breach in Australia. More >>

Animal tests will be exposed at Open Day

Friday, 23 August 2019, 9:01 am | SAFE

Cruel and invalid Forced Swim Tests carried out at Victoria University of Wellington, will be exposed at the University Open Day today, so prospective students can be warned about the flawed and unethical research being conducted at the institute. More >>

SAFE urges Minister to appoint non industry experts

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 9:13 am | SAFE

Animal rights organisation SAFE is urging the Government to include experts and advocates from outside the agriculture industry on its newly announced winter crop grazing taskforce. More >>

Increase in demand for cage-free eggs set to continue

Thursday, 18 July 2019, 10:12 am | SAFE

The increase in demand for cage-free eggs is set to continue according to animal rights organisation SAFE, who says the egg industry should expect this and prepare. More >>

Government fails to take animal welfare seriously

Thursday, 27 June 2019, 3:37 pm | SAFE

Animal rights organization SAFE says the Government has failed to take its animal welfare responsibilities seriously during the Cabinet reshuffle, which has left the position of Minister responsible for animal welfare vacant. More >>

Duck left to die a slow and painful death

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 9:37 am | SAFE

A Paradise duck was the victim of stray shotgun pellets this weekend and required urgent veterinary treatment to prevent further suffering. More >>

Global campaign urges hotel groups to ditch cage eggs

Thursday, 9 May 2019, 9:27 am | SAFE

Hotel groups, Hilton and Best Western, are being urged by animal protection groups across the globe to phase out cage eggs as part of a campaign launched by the Open Wing Alliance. More >>

Update: ‘Free-range’ chicken, a cruel con for caring Kiwis

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 11:21 am | SAFE

Footage released by SAFE this week showed dead and dying chickens in an Auckland chicken farm, that advertises it’s meat as free range. Despite claiming to be a free-range farm, only a tiny proportion of these birds are able to make it outside. More >>

‘Free-range’ chicken, a cruel con for caring Kiwis

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 9:50 am | SAFE

Big chicken corporations are conning Kiwis into paying more for meat that is labelled free-range, despite the fact that the conditions these birds are kept in are almost indistinguishable from the standard in factory farm sheds. More >>

University is forcing animals to swim for their lives

Wednesday, 24 April 2019, 11:58 am | SAFE

Today on World Day for Laboratory Animals, a letter for Professor Grant Guilford, Vice-Chancellor of Victoria University, was delivered to the Psychology Department by SAFE and the New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS), accompanied by Felix ... More >>

Damien O’Connor slow to do review of sick and dying cows

Friday, 5 April 2019, 11:57 am | SAFE

SAFE is urging Minister of Agriculture Damien O’Connor to urgently ban the export of cows after he turned a blind eye to sick and dying animals in Sri Lanka. More >>

MBIE report signals that the future could be plant-based

Wednesday, 3 April 2019, 9:37 am | SAFE

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has released a report that signals the growing demand for more sustainable and ethical foods, but AgResearch could block further research. More >>

SAFE demands this be the last rodeo season

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 8:21 pm | SAFE

SAFE demands this be the last rodeo season, as a horse is killed at Rodeo National Finals More >>

SAFE and the Animal Justice League protest at Rodeo

Saturday, 9 March 2019, 2:38 pm | SAFE

SAFE and the Animal Justice League protested at the Rodeo National Finals in North Canterbury today, as another season of animal cruelty and deaths nears its end. More >>

Investment in alternative milk product a positive step

Friday, 8 March 2019, 10:13 am | SAFE

Fonterra’s investment in alternative milk product company is a positive step for the future according to SAFE More >>

Bidfood’s commitment to cage-eggs phase-out a victory

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 9:21 am | SAFE

New Zealand’s leading food service company, Bidfood NZ, has announced it will only sell cage-free eggs by 2024, a commitment animal rights group SAFE calls a massive victory for hens. More >>



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