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Activists To Target Battery Hen Giants

Friday, 12 July 2002, 11:26 am | Animal Watch Aotearoa

The National Week of Action Against Battery Farming culminates in Dunedin today with a protest against battery hen giant Mainland Poultry. More >>

Battery Hen Liberated From Mainland Poultry

Monday, 1 April 2002, 10:48 pm | Animal Watch Aotearoa

Several Waikouaiti factory farmers were woken up at dawn by noisy protests today. Animal rights activists visited the home of Jeff Winmill (farm manager for Mainland Poultry) at 7.30am with drums, whistles and megaphones. At the same time, another ... More >>

Five Battery Hens Liberated During Nighttime Raid

Monday, 1 April 2002, 10:47 pm | Animal Watch Aotearoa

An anonymous group of animal rights activists broke into a Dunedin battery hen farm under the cover of darkness over the weekend. Animal Watch Aotearoa received the following communiqué along with videotape and photos of the rescued animals. More >>

Animal Rights Protesters Invade Poultry Farm

Monday, 1 April 2002, 10:46 pm | Animal Watch Aotearoa

Animal rights activists tore a gate off its hinges and invaded the grounds of Mainland Poultry farm during a protest against battery hen farming yesterday. One person was arrested but later released without charge after protesters prevented the police ... More >>

Mainland Poultry expansion an investment in cruelt

Friday, 26 October 2001, 2:23 pm | Animal Watch Aotearoa

Dunedin based animal rights group Animal Watch Aotearoa are disgusted at the Environment Court's decision to allow Mainland Poultry to expand to over one million battery hens. More >>

Last chance for Pork Industry

Monday, 23 July 2001, 6:38 pm | Animal Watch Aotearoa

Dunedin based Animal Watch Aotearoa is warning the Pork Board to keep its promise to phase out sow crates in New Zealand. The industry can expect a nationwide campaign of direct action if it votes for anything less than a complete sow crate phase out ... More >>