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Auckland Council Bypasses Public, Ditches Rodeo Ban

Monday, 28 July 2014, 9:25 am | SAFE

Auckland Council Bypasses Public, Ditches Rodeo Ban The Auckland Council has announced that they are abandoning the rodeo ban on council land, put into place in 2008. This was done with virtually no consultation, says SAFE, the animal advocacy organisation. ... More >>

National Rally Against Factory Farming

Friday, 25 July 2014, 9:31 am | SAFE

Animal advocates and members of the public all over New Zealand will unite for a ‘National Day of Action Against Factory Farming’ Saturday, tomorrow 26 July in response to two recent exposés that showed horrific conditions on pig factory farms. More >>

Cocktails for Industry Officials, Squalor for Pigs

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 9:52 am | SAFE

When members of the pork industry meet at their annual conference at Auckland’s Novotel Hotel today, animal advocates are expecting urgent action to address cruelty issues on factory farms. Animal advocacy group SAFE says pork industry officials ... More >>

Opposition Announcement on Cosmetics Testing Welcome News

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 3:14 pm | SAFE

Animal advocacy group SAFE say they’re delighted at today's announcement from the Labour party that they have committed to a ban on cosmetics testing on animals, plus the sale and import of animal tested products. The news comes after a two year campaign ... More >>

Labour Party Leads the Way against Factory Farming

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 11:25 am | SAFE

If the nation’s factory farmed pigs could vote, the Labour party would be ruling the roost come this year’s election, says animal advocacy organisation SAFE. Labour leader and animal welfare spokesperson MP Trevor Mallard made history yesterday by ... More >>

Issues in Pig Farming Deepen with New Footage

Sunday, 6 July 2014, 8:11 pm | SAFE

Animal charity SAFE says issues in the pig industry could be even worse than previously thought, with the release of new footage of pigs being physically abused by farm workers. Filmed on a hidden camera by activists from Farmwatch the footage, shown ... More >>

Demonstrators Target NZ Pork Board Over Pig Cruelty

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 2:47 pm | SAFE

Following the recent exposé of cruelty on a pig farm, animal advocacy group SAFE will confront the New Zealand Pork Board tomorrow with a protest outside their head office in Wellington. SAFE will demand they take immediate steps to ban of the use ... More >>

Govt Fails to Make High Animal Welfare Ambitions a Reality

Thursday, 26 June 2014, 12:16 pm | SAFE

The review of New Zealand’s most important piece of legislation surrounding the treatment of animals promised big changes. Unfortunately, the reality has fallen short say animal group SAFE. More >>

Unhappy Mother's Day

Friday, 9 May 2014, 9:27 am | SAFE

Mother pigs still suffer in New Zealand, says animal group Each year in New Zealand around 30,000 women will celebrate their first Mother’s Day. Each year an equal number of other mothers have nothing to celebrate, as for them motherhood means deprivation ... More >>

Victory for Animals

Monday, 5 May 2014, 10:34 am | SAFE

Animal advocacy group SAFE say they are delighted that Prime Minister John Key has ruled out the use of animals for testing controversial legal highs drugs. Last year the proposed testing of psychoactive substances (legal highs or party pills) led ... More >>

Government Urged to Steer Clear of Animal Testing

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 9:28 am | SAFE

Government Urged to Steer Clear of Animal Testing for Legal Highs Animal advocacy group SAFE says the Government needs to ensure the latest furore over legal highs does not lead to more controversy by pushing forward with the use of animal testing ... More >>

SAFE Slams Lab Animal Cruelty

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 9:38 am | SAFE

SAFE Slams Lab Animal Cruelty On World Day for Laboratory Animals (24 April) animal advocacy group SAFE has slammed the Government for failing to reduce the number of animals being used in experiments. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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