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European Union Moves To Phase Out Animal Experiments

Saturday, 2 October 2021, 6:09 am | NZAVS

The European Parliament has recently passed a resolution¹ calling for an action plan to end the use of animal experimentation. The resolution passed with 667 votes to 4. In 2010, the European Union adopted a directive with the ultimate aim of replacing ... More >>

Over 600,000 Animals Used In Science Over Two Years In NZ

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 8:05 am | NZAVS

The Ministry for Primary Industries has published their official reports on the animals used for research, testing and teaching purposes in New Zealand during 2017 and 2018. These reports have been made publicly available here. According to these ... More >>

Shocking Animal Experiments Connected To NZ

Thursday, 21 May 2020, 8:59 am | NZAVS

Cells from baby pigs implanted in monkeys, kittens, and rats Cells harvested from Auckland Island pigs have been implanted in the brains of monkeys and rats and in the inner ear of kittens according to publications discovered by the New Zealand ... More >>

COVID-19 Crisis Unites Groups Against Animal Testing

Friday, 24 April 2020, 7:59 am | NZAVS

This week has seen anti-vivisection groups around the globe unite for a common cause. Ordinarily, these groups campaign against animal testing, but this week they are doing something new: supporting the many scientists who are fighting COVID-19 without ... More >>

Animal Rights Organisations Unite In Support Of COVID-19 Research Without Animal Experiments

Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 7:11 am | NZAVS

This World Week for Animals in Laboratories, the New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) has joined a global coalition of Anti-Vivisection organisations representing supporters in Australia, New Zealand, the U.K., and the U.S. Coalition members are ... More >>

Report Recommends Allowing Cruel Animal Testing To Continue

Wednesday, 11 March 2020, 9:35 am | NZAVS

A Parliamentary Select Committee has decided to recommend against banning the Forced Swim Test, despite expert advice stating that it is not an effective test. Over 25,000 people called upon the government to ban the test. In the Forced Swim Test, also ... More >>

Animal advocates preparing to rally again over testing

Tuesday, 5 February 2019, 9:10 am | NZAVS

A government report has sparked controversy by mentioning the possibility of testing party pills on animals. The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) says that any attempt to test recreational drugs on animals will be met with fierce resistance. More >>

Thousands of animals are subjected to flawed research

Friday, 18 January 2019, 12:17 pm | NZAVS

The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) is appalled that cruel and scientifically flawed “Forced Swim Tests” are being conducted on animals in New Zealand More >>

Thousands of Animals Still Being Used for Research

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 3:12 pm | NZAVS

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has just released their report on the use of animals for research, testing and teaching (RTT) in 2016. More >>

NZ to Start Encouraging the Rehoming of Ex-Lab Animals

Wednesday, 4 July 2018, 4:47 pm | NZAVS

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has announced their support for the rehoming of ex-lab animals in New Zealand. This declaration comes after MPs in the Primary Production Select Committee decided against a petition that was asking for a mandatory ... More >>

MPs Turn Their Backs on Laboratory Animals in NZ

Monday, 14 May 2018, 8:26 am | NZAVS

Thousands of Animals Set to Die, as MPs Turn Their Backs on Laboratory Animals in NZ More >>

MPs to Decide the Fate of Thousands of Lab Animals in NZ

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 12:46 pm | NZAVS

Tomorrow MPs will be deciding if they will support a petition asking for a mandatory retirement policy for ex-lab animals, to help encourage the rehoming of ex-lab animals and prevent unnecessary euthanasia. More >>

Lab Animals in NZ Are Waiting for MPs to Decide Their Fate

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 2:57 pm | NZAVS

Every year thousands of animals are killed after being used for experiments in New Zealand. The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS), and Helping You Help Animals (HUHA), have teamed up to ask the government to create a mandatory retirement policy ... More >>

New Kids Book Being Launched to Help End Animal Testing

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 12:49 pm | NZAVS

The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) is launching a new children’s book that they are producing with Christchurch artist, Rebecca Gibbs to create a storybook that introduces children to the scientific invalidity of animal-based research ... More >>

Gynaecologists to Train on Live Sheep

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 3:33 pm | NZAVS

The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) are asking the organisers of an upcoming surgical workshop to reconsider using anaesthetised sheep. More >>

Stop the Otago Animal Lab march today

Saturday, 22 April 2017, 7:10 pm | NZAVS

The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) were supported by international and national organisations for their march in protest of the new $50 million Otago animal lab today. More >>

Let Animals Live ‘Out of the Labs’

Friday, 7 April 2017, 2:36 pm | NZAVS

The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) and animal sanctuary Helping You Help Animals (HUHA) were in Wellington CBD today letting Parliament know that New Zealanders want animals ‘Out of the Labs’. NZAVS and HUHA created an installation ... More >>

Opposition to Otago’s new $50m animal research facility

Saturday, 29 October 2016, 8:55 pm | NZAVS

The University of Otago currently do animal-based research in the top story of the Hercus building in Dunedin central. They are now building a new $50 million animal lab at a different location to replace this. More >>

University hides evidence of the action against animal lab

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 3:28 pm | NZAVS

This morning the New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society(NZAVS), hung 11,358 cardboard hearts outside where the University of Otago’s new $50 million animal lab is being built. More >>

NZAVS ask the University of Otago to ‘have a heart’

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 9:36 am | NZAVS

The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS), and other anti-vivisection supporters, have sent a clear message to the University of Otago. They don’t want the new $50 million animal lab to be built. More >>





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