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PETA Statement on Hamilton Zoo Tiger Attack

Monday, 21 September 2015, 3:35 pm | PETA

PETA was saddened but not surprised to hear that a zookeeper has been killed by a tiger at Hamilton Zoo. Unfortunately, this is just the latest in a long list of such incidents around the world, including another fatal attack in Poland just days ... More >>

Govt Lab Stops Shooting Live Pigs in Crime-Scene Experiments

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 1:45 pm | PETA


PETA on the 1080 threat

Thursday, 12 March 2015, 9:32 pm | PETA

While People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Australia would never condone the disturbing threats that someone is making to poison baby formula with 1080 in protest of the poison being used to kill wildlife, we can agree that no one should ... More >>

NZ Navy Members Receive PETA Award for Heroic Dog Rescue

Friday, 20 June 2014, 2:17 pm | PETA

Auckland – For rescuing a dog who was stranded on a large log near Smokehouse Bay, the officers and crew of the inshore patrol vessel HMNZS Hawea will receive a Hero to Animals Award from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Australia. ... More >>

PETA TO National Aquarium: Please Don't Eat the Fish!

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 1:04 pm | PETA

Group Points to the Hypocrisy of Serving Intelligent Aquatic Animals in Aquarium Café Napier – Serving fish at an aquarium is like serving "poodle burgers" at a dog show. That's the message that was sent to Rob Yarrall, manager of the National ... More >>

PETA's Grim Reaper to Protest Animal Deaths

Tuesday, 27 November 2012, 9:37 am | PETA

Wellington – Holding a sign that reads, "The Hobbit: Unexpected Cruelty", and wearing a Grim Reaper costume, a PETA member will join the Wellington premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey to protest the deaths of animals during production. ... More >>

PETA's Response to Peter Jackson's Denial of Animal Abuse

Thursday, 22 November 2012, 2:18 pm | PETA

Five whistleblowers reported more than two dozen animal deaths during the production of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey . They raised concerns not just once but repeatedly to both the head wrangler and the head of production about the unsafe housing conditions ... More >>

'The Hobbit' Whistleblowers Report Dozens of Animals' Deaths

Tuesday, 20 November 2012, 1:01 pm | PETA

For Immediate Release: 20 November 2012 'The Hobbit' Whistleblowers Report Dozens of Animals' Deaths on Set More >>

The Hobbit: Unexpected Cruelty

Tuesday, 20 November 2012, 12:09 pm | PETA

When The Hobbit is released in December, audiences will see an adventure story set in a fantasy world. For the animals involved in the filming, however, the abuse and neglect that they experienced were far too real. Recently, PETA gave the Associated ... More >>

Federal US Arrest Warrant for Kiwi Animal Dealer

Wednesday, 5 May 2010, 4:26 pm | PETA

Auckland — Just months after a PETA US undercover cruelty investigation led to the seizure of more than 26,000 animals from the now-defunct US Global Exotics, Inc. (USGE), former USGE owner and New Zealand citizen Jasen Shaw, who is wanted by the ... More >>

Lettuce Ladies Bring Vegetarian Message

Wednesday, 10 June 2009, 11:10 am | PETA

Auckland – Wearing outfits made of real lettuce leaves and holding signs that read, "Save the Planet. Go Vegetarian", three Lettuce Ladies from People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Asia-Pacific will greet passersby downtown tomorrow. ... More >>

Search For Top Chef To Create Faux Foie Gras

Wednesday, 14 January 2009, 11:42 am | PETA

Sir Roger Moore has condemned it and celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck recently announced that he will no longer serve it in any of his 137 restaurants, but foie gras still lives on in gastronomy. So, PETA has a solution: Let top chefs vie to create the ... More >>

Malamine Not The Only Problem With Milk

Thursday, 2 October 2008, 2:13 pm | PETA

In Wake Of Melamine-Tainted Milk Scandal, Peta Releases Top 10 Reasons Not To Drink Milk More >>

Women Strip Naked to Protest Against Wool Cruelty

Thursday, 12 July 2007, 1:42 pm | PETA

Standing naked behind an Australian "flag" that reads, "The Naked Truth: Australia Tortures Sheep" on one side and "Australia: Turn Your Back on Mulesing" on the other, two PETA beauties will protest against "mulesing" (live flaying) mutilations of lambs' ... More >>

Provocative Chicken-Friendly Ads Picked

Tuesday, 20 February 2007, 2:59 pm | PETA

Auckland – Two teams from New Zealand have beaten out more than 600 other entrants and qualified as finalists for PETA’s “People’s Choice” Award for their entries in a YoungGuns international ad contest. The contest is aimed at bringing awareness ... More >>

NZ Activist Bares All For Bulls' Sake

Thursday, 6 July 2006, 5:27 pm | PETA

Yesterday in Pamplona Spain, New Zealander Nadine Frew joined more than 1,000 other people from around the world, most of them wearing nothing but plastic bullhorns and red scarves, for PETA’s fifth annual headline-grabbing, head-turning “Running ... More >>

Pamela Anderson Sends Passionate Plea to KFC NZ

Thursday, 2 March 2006, 10:37 am | PETA

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Asia-Pacific member Pamela Anderson has sent a graphic DVD – which she narrates – showing what happens to chickens before they end up in KFC’s buckets and an urgent letter to Victoria Salmon, CEO of the ... More >>

Wellington Woman Is Finalist In Peta Contest

Wednesday, 23 November 2005, 9:26 am | PETA

The Vote Is On! Pleather-Clad New Zealander in the Running for Skintillating Skinless Fashions More >>

Who Is The Sexiest Vegetarian Alive?

Tuesday, 14 June 2005, 2:47 pm | PETA

Auckland - Vegetarianism has officially gone mainstream, and the world of celebrities is no exception. In a star-studded poll that was launched earlier this month, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is asking people to vote for the "Sexiest ... More >>

NZer Makes Uk Debut As Peta's Sexy 'Lettuce Lady'

Tuesday, 26 November 2002, 9:58 am | PETA