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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 >>

SAFE to protest at Rodeo National Finals

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 10:24 am | SAFE

SAFE and the Animal Justice League will be protesting at the Rodeo National Finals in North Canterbury next weekend, as another season of animal cruelty and deaths nears its end. More >>

Bill aiming to ban rodeo cruelty welcomed by SAFE

Saturday, 16 February 2019, 12:16 pm | SAFE

SAFE says a Member’s Bill, announced by Green Party MP Gareth Hughes, today, means some of the cruellest aspects of rodeo could be banned. More >>

SAFE and NZALA file proceedings against Government

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 7:49 am | SAFE

SAFE and the New Zealand Animal Law Association (NZALA) have filed proceedings against the Government for their failure to act on the ongoing use of farrowing crates. This is the first case that SAFE and the NZALA are partnering on to seek legal justice ... More >>

SAFE applauds Starbucks for 100% cage-free egg commitment

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 9:27 am | SAFE

SAFE is applauding Starbucks New Zealand, who has committed to a policy to go 100% cage-free by 2020. More >>

SAFE and animal experts demand ban on rodeo cruelty

Tuesday, 29 January 2019, 8:45 am | SAFE

Twenty-four veterinarians, animal welfare authorities, and law experts have signed an open letter supporting SAFE’s demands that the Labour-led Government upholds its pre-election promise to ban the cruellest aspects of rodeo. More >>

SAFE demands NZ Government follows calls for live export ban

Monday, 28 January 2019, 9:29 am | SAFE

SAFE is reiterating its demand for the New Zealand Government to ban all live exports, following calls in the European Union to clamp down on cruel live animal exports. More >>



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