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Legal Highs Animal Testing Decision Delayed

Wednesday, 5 February 2014, 4:51 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

A decision on if the government will stop animal testing of legal highs has been delayed until the end of March. The Primary Production select committee is currently considering an amendment to the Animal Welfare Bill that would stop all animal testing ... More >>

Italy Bans All Animal Testing of Recreational Drugs

Monday, 5 August 2013, 3:21 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

The Italian Lower house of Parliament last week approved, with a large majority, sweeping new restrictions on the use of animals in research, testing and teaching. While still to be passed by the Upper house Italy is showing they are leading the ... More >>

National Party Condemns Animals to Die For Legal Highs

Tuesday, 9 July 2013, 5:31 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

Parliament voted on Tuesday evening on an amendment to the Psychoactive Substances Bill that would stop the use of animal testing. If it had passed no data from animal tests could be used to seek approvals to sell recreational drugs. The amendment put ... More >>

Parliament’s Last Chance to Stop Animal Tests of Legal Highs

Friday, 21 June 2013, 5:26 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

Parliament is about to vote on an amendment to the Psychoactive Substances Bill that would stop animal testing of legal highs. Put forward by Green Party MP Mojo Mathers in Supplementary Order Paper (SOP) 248 it would prevent the data from animal testing ... More >>

Government Ensures Animals Will Die to Test Legal Highs

Friday, 14 June 2013, 3:39 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

The select committee report on the Psychoactive Substances Bill released today confirms that animals will be used for the safety testing. After ruling that animal testing was outside the scope of the Psychoactive Substances Bill and refusing to consider ... More >>

Comvita NZ Misleads

Thursday, 18 October 2012, 11:33 am | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

The NZ Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) says that the natural health and beauty company Comvita NZ Ltd has provided misleading information about its role in funding animal experiments in New Zealand. NZAVS has copies of emails from a Comvita representative ... More >>

Call for xenotransplant ban continues

Wednesday, 14 December 2005, 3:51 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

The NZ Anti-Vivisection Society Inc. (NZAVS) is continuing to call for the permanent ban of xenotransplantation, following the public release today of a Bioethics Council report. More >>

Vivisection Statistics Miss The Big Picture

Friday, 19 August 2005, 12:13 am | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

The NZ Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) says that the official statistics on animal experiments in New Zealand "miss the big picture". More >>

Call For Outright Ban On Xenotransplants

Thursday, 24 April 2003, 1:30 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

The NZ Anti-Vivisection Society (NZAVS) is appealing to the Government to reduce the chance of New Zealand becoming a source for epidemics such as SARS. The anti-vivisectionists claim that SARS- like epidemics could become more frequent should xenotransplantation ... More >>

Congress Brings NZ Science Into Disrepute

Tuesday, 26 June 2001, 4:47 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

The International Union of Physiological Sciences Congress in Christchurch in late August is a step backwards for New Zealand's scientific reputation according to the New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society. More >>

Vivisectors' Conference Alarms Activists

Wednesday, 23 May 2001, 2:25 pm | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

Anti-vivisection campaigners are alarmed that Christchurch will be hosting an international meeting of animal researchers in August. The International Union of Physiological Sciences are having their World Congress in Christchurch from August 26th to 31st ... More >>

Boycott The Malaghan Institute Lollipop Day

Friday, 23 February 2001, 11:44 am | NZ Anti-Vivisection Society

Anti Vivisectionists are calling on Wellingtonians to boycott a cancer research street appeal this Friday. The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society says the money raised by the Malaghan Institute Street appeal will be used in useless animal experiments. More >>

 

 

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