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SPCA: “Ban fireworks for personal use”

Friday, 11 November 2011, 10:44 am | RNZSPCA

In light of death, injury and distress of animals again this Guy Fawkes, the Royal New Zealand SPCA is calling for Government to institute a complete ban on fireworks for personal use in line with Australian public policy. More >>

SPCA'S Annual List of Shame Cites Worst Cruelty Cases

Monday, 17 October 2011, 12:27 pm | RNZSPCA

The SPCA annual List of Shame highlights the plight of animals throughout New Zealand and the abuse that occurs all-too often to creatures unable to speak for or defend themselves. This year’s list features some of the worst cases of abhorrent neglect ... More >>

Pressure on Minister to Ban Cruel Cages Intensifies

Monday, 3 October 2011, 1:23 pm | RNZSPCA

The nation's leading animal advocacy groups are joining forces today to call on the Minister of Agriculture to prevent the use of colony cages. The RNZSPCA and SAFE intend to use all measures available to strongly urge the Minister to ban cage farming ... More >>

Royal New Zealand SPCA Against Queen Street Sheep Running

Monday, 15 August 2011, 1:22 pm | RNZSPCA

The Royal New Zealand SPCA is calling for the proposed 'running of the sheep' down Auckland's Queen Street to be removed from the Real New Zealand World Cup event in October. More >>

Anti-Fur Fashion Advocate Gets Ready, Set, Bake For The SPCA

Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 9:44 am | RNZSPCA

Cambridge based fashion designer, Robyn Brooks of Ooby Ryn is getting her cupcakes out for cash next month in which she will be taking to the streets in support of the SPCA annual cupcake day scheduled to take place August 29th 2011. More >>

Celebrity Chefs Supporting SPCA Blue Tick

Tuesday, 26 July 2011, 10:57 am | RNZSPCA

The SPCA Blue Tick will be exhibiting at this weekend’s highly anticipated Auckland Food Show, Thursday 28 – Sunday 31 July. This is the brand’s fifth year exhibiting at the Show, and it has been fortunate enough to be joined this year by some of the ... More >>

Floods of Puppies

Wednesday, 29 June 2011, 9:55 am | RNZSPCA

Long ones, short ones, soft ones, chubby ones, sad ones, happy ones, brown ones, black ones. SPCAs all over the country are bursting at the seams with puppies. More >>

Good Eggs for Better Life

Thursday, 16 June 2011, 5:28 pm | RNZSPCA

The good eggs of the food industry are about to be recognised for sourcing and selling…well, good eggs. The Royal New Zealand SPCA Blue Tick and Compassion in World Farming are partnering to present the inaugural Good Egg Awards in New Zealand. More >>

Achievements Celebrated at SPCA Annual Conference

Friday, 13 May 2011, 10:57 am | RNZSPCA

The Royal New Zealand SPCA's 78th Annual Conference was an inspiring event which saw SPCA centres celebrated for their achievements with the SPCA Saving Lives philosophy, and powerful messages shared by speakers Annah Stretton and Tom Agee. More >>

New Structure Proposed For The SPCA

Monday, 9 May 2011, 2:47 pm | RNZSPCA

One of New Zealand's best-loved and longest-established charities is to investigate restructuring, so as to better meet the needs of the twenty-first century. More >>

SPCA: Saving Lives, One Animal at a Time

Wednesday, 4 May 2011, 12:22 pm | RNZSPCA

The Royal New Zealand SPCA will be holding its 78th Annual Conference at Te Papa, Wellington this weekend, Saturday 7 May. More >>

SPCA: Saving Lives, One Animal at a Time

Wednesday, 4 May 2011, 11:46 am | RNZSPCA

The Royal New Zealand SPCA will be holding its 78th Annual Conference at Te Papa, Wellington this weekend, Saturday 7 May. More >>

SPCA on quake

Saturday, 26 February 2011, 2:43 pm | RNZSPCA

New Zealand’s most beautiful city is now in ruins. Its historic buildings are reduced to rubble and will remain but a distant memory. Its very heart has been torn asunder with its beautiful cathedral standing shattered and ruptured. Homes and livelihoods ... More >>

Happy Tails and Purr-fect Endings at the SPCA

Wednesday, 16 February 2011, 4:16 pm | RNZSPCA

Love was in the air as over 630 lucky animals found their forever homes this Valentine's Weekend at the SPCA Second Chance for Love adopt-a-thon sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition. 36 SPCA centres across New Zealand threw open their doors on the 12th and 13th of ... More >>

Lonely Girl Seeking Her Purrfect Match

Tuesday, 18 January 2011, 10:30 am | RNZSPCA

Are you ready to feel loved up this Valentine's Weekend? Your local SPCA would love to introduce you to a couple of lonely souls falling over themselves to nuzzle their way into your heart. The SPCA and Hill's Pet Nutrition will be celebrating their ... More >>

Lonely Girl Seeking Her Purrfect Match

Tuesday, 18 January 2011, 9:54 am | RNZSPCA

Are you ready to feel loved up this Valentine’s Weekend? Your local SPCA would love to introduce you to a couple of lonely souls falling over themselves to nuzzle their way into your heart. More >>

Our Dog May Be Dying from the Heat

Wednesday, 12 January 2011, 1:31 pm | RNZSPCA

Summer means jandal weather, holiday weather, barbeque weather, beach weather and park weather. Unfortunately, summer also means hot dog weather for the SPCA. Every year, too many dogs suffer needlessly in hot cars while their owners stop in at the ... More >>

Dog Killer Sentenced To 160 Hours Community Service

Thursday, 16 December 2010, 9:50 am | RNZSPCA

The Royal New Zealand SPCA describes a convicted dog killer as fortunate he committed the offence prior to the passing of new animal welfare legislation, which allows for tougher sentencing. More >>

Now it's up to the farmers

Thursday, 2 December 2010, 11:36 am | RNZSPCA

In today's signing of the reviewed Welfare Code on behalf of the Government, MAF Minister David Carter has assured better on-going welfare conditions for pigs and set a definite and timely end date for the anathema that is dry sow stalls. More >>

SPCA condemns decision to torture

Monday, 29 November 2010, 5:12 pm | RNZSPCA

The negotiated truce between the MAF and the Jewish community means at least 5,000 chickens – perhaps more – suffer during slaughter every year in the name of religious practice. Instead of being rendered instantaneously unconscious animals bleed to ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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