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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 >>

SAFE calling bluff on meat industry science

Friday, 18 January 2019, 10:37 am | SAFE

SAFE is calling the meat industry’s bluff on recent research, and misleading and exaggerated claims of health benefits associated with eating meat. More >>

Animals always the losers on factory farms

Thursday, 27 December 2018, 12:37 pm | SAFE

Animals always the losers on factory farms, as fire rips through West Auckland poultry sheds More >>

SAFE demands a ban on greyhound racing

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 9:58 am | SAFE

SAFE is demanding an end to greyhound racing cruelty, amid new figures that show the industry killed 353 unwanted dogs during the last season. More >>

Consumer NZ calls out chicken meat producers

Monday, 10 December 2018, 11:26 am | SAFE

SAFE is demanding the chicken meat industry stops misleading people, after Consumer NZ calls out Tegel, Ingham and Pams chicken for their misleading “cage-free” labelling on chicken meat products. More >>

SAFE blows the whistle on failings of Protected Disclosures

Friday, 7 December 2018, 10:23 am | SAFE

7 December 2018 | MEDIA RELEASE SAFE blows the whistle on failings of Protected Disclosures Act More >>

Charges laid after dairy farmer cruelty exposed by SAFE

Tuesday, 4 December 2018, 1:55 pm | SAFE

SAFE is pleased to see charges laid against a Northland contract milker who was caught beating cows with a pipe, but urge that without proper regulatory enforcement, animal cruelty will continue to be a blight on New Zealand’s reputation. More >>

Calf suffers suspected broken neck after roping

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 10:12 am | SAFE

SAFE is renewing calls for an urgent ban on the use of baby animals in rodeo after a young calf suffered a suspected broken neck in Australia. More >>

Calf is trampled in trailer

Monday, 19 November 2018, 10:36 am | SAFE

MPI fails to take action to protect animal welfare, as calf is trampled in trailer More >>

Animals set to suffer at Omahu Valley Parklee Bullride

Monday, 12 November 2018, 12:53 pm | SAFE

SAFE is deeply frustrated that a rodeo will take place at the Omahu Valley Parklee Bullride next weekend despite widespread calls for a ban of the practice during this rodeo season. More >>

Private prosecution underway following rodeo abuse

Friday, 9 November 2018, 10:23 am | SAFE

SAFE is congratulating the New Zealand Animal Law Association (NZALA) for taking the first step towards private prosecution of a man who used an electric prodder on a calf during last year’s rodeo season, in a clear breach of the Rodeo Code ... More >>

EU approves restrictions on animal antibiotics

Monday, 5 November 2018, 8:27 am | SAFE

SAFE is applauding the European Parliament for taking a bold and necessary step towards improved animal welfare, by banning the indiscriminate use of antibiotics in meat production by 2022. More >>

Otago farmer receives formal warning for illegal sow stalls

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 11:11 am | SAFE

SAFE are deeply frustrated with MPI for only issuing a warning to a Timaru pig farm after an investigation was prompted by shocking footage of illegal animal cruelty captured by Farmwatch. More >>

SAFE celebrates World Vegan Day with annual Eat Kind awards

Thursday, 1 November 2018, 8:52 am | SAFE

The "butcher of the future," a cafe with a vegan cheese cave, and a plant-based, sweet-treat hot spot have taken out SAFE's 2018 Eat Kind Awards. This is the second year running of the awards that recognise excellence in vegan eateries. They were ... More >>

PigCare label nominated for award in misleading advertising

Friday, 26 October 2018, 9:53 am | SAFE

SAFE is nominating New Zealand Pork’s ‘PigCare’ label for the 2018 Bad Taste Food Awards, in recognition of its deception of consumers in the name of profit. More >>

SAFE calling on councils to reject mega-farm application

Tuesday, 23 October 2018, 12:05 pm | SAFE

SAFE is calling on two councils to think about the wellbeing of millions of birds, as well as the negative impacts on local people through increased traffic and pollution, when they hear a consent application for a huge chicken farm in Waikato. More >>

 

 

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