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Chickens rescued from a factory farm gain following

Friday, 3 May 2019, 9:33 am | SAFE For Animals

Two chickens rescued from an Auckland factory farm are on their way to becoming Instagram stars. SAFE says they represent the individuals behind the 125 million chickens bred and killed for meat every year in New Zealand. More >>

New poll shows caring Kiwis moving towards plant-based diet

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 9:33 am | SAFE For Animals

Compassionate Kiwis are ditching animal products and opting for kinder plant-based foods, according to new figures from Horizon Research. More >>

Baby birds, bred to suffer: Chicken Meat Industry Exposed

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 9:26 am | SAFE For Animals

SAFE has released footage from an Auckland chicken farm that would shock most meat-eaters. More >>

SAFE says Baboon deaths at Wellington Zoo were irresponsible

Sunday, 24 February 2019, 10:26 am | SAFE For Animals

The Four baboons who were euthanised at Wellington Zoo today again highlights the inherent cruelty of animal captivity for entertainment, according to SAFE. Habib, 14, Osiris, 7, Les, 17, and Rafiki, 15 were all put to death today, due to what Wellington ... More >>

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern receives giant Valentine card

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 3:03 pm | SAFE For Animals

Three of Jacinda Ardern’s constituents and SAFE delivered a giant Valentine’s card to the Prime Minister’s Mt Albert electorate office this morning. Inside were hundreds of messages and signatures from caring Kiwis, all calling for Ms Ardern ... More >>

SAFE applauds Government decision to cancel Saudi sheep deal

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 10:41 am | SAFE For Animals

SAFE applauds the Government’s decision to cancel the controversial Saudi sheep deal, a plan by the previous Government which was to include a $10 million slaughterhouse in the Saudi desert. More >>

Another death leads to renewed calls for an end to rodeo

Sunday, 21 October 2018, 8:53 pm | SAFE For Animals

SAFE is appalled that a horse has been killed at the Methven rodeo today and that animals continue to be put at risk at rodeo events to provide fun for a minority. More >>

Government deals devastating blow to animals

Monday, 8 October 2018, 9:41 am | SAFE For Animals

SAFE is slamming the Government for its refusal to separate the agriculture and animal welfare portfolios, in a breach of its election commitments. More >>

New Report Finds Farrowing Crates Unnecessary and Illegal

Thursday, 7 June 2018, 9:47 am | SAFE For Animals

A new report, released today, shows the use of farrowing crates are unnecessary, illegal and harmful to New Zealand pigs. SAFE is presenting Parliament with copies of the report, as part of an ongoing campaign to ban farrowing crates, used in pig ... More >>

SAFE Urges Animal Lovers to Buck the Cruelty of Rodeo

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 8:50 am | SAFE For Animals

SAFE urges people to steer clear of rodeo cruelty by avoiding the Omahu Valley bullride this weekend. Investigators at New Zealand rodeo events have filmed bulls being riled up into ‘performing’, with methods including shocks with electric prods, being ... More >>

Coup for hens - Foodstuffs to be cage-free

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 2:01 pm | SAFE For Animals

SAFE is congratulating Foodstuffs, who owns New World, PAK’nSAVE and Four Square, on their announcement that they will stop selling all cage eggs from 2027. In a statement Foodstuffs said today that following an extensive review of its egg sourcing and ... More >>

National & ACT Parties Behind On Helping Animals

Thursday, 14 September 2017, 8:44 am | SAFE For Animals

Early voting has started and SAFE is reminding people that their vote can impact millions of lives. All registered parties were surveyed on a range of key animal welfare issues with the results being allocated scores out of a possible 26. National ... More >>

Ground-breaking, Virtual Reality Pig Farm Footage Released

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 9:10 am | SAFE For Animals

SAFE and Farmwatch have released a brand-new investigation into pig farming in New Zealand, using both hidden camera footage, and a ground-breaking, New Zealand-first, look at a pig farm with virtual reality technology. More >>

New colony eggs not all they are cracked up to be

Wednesday, 23 November 2016, 11:32 am | SAFE For Animals

Suzanne Paul, well known entrepreneur, TV personality and presenter, has joined with animal advocacy organisation SAFE to produce a spoof video explaining New Zealand’s new colony cage system for layer hens. Using her natural humour and personality she ... More >>

‘Hip clamp’ dairy footage shows continual failure of MPI

Wednesday, 2 November 2016, 10:31 am | SAFE For Animals

Footage filmed at a Waikato farm last year by Farmwatch and released today has shown the mistreatment of a cow, which was found suspended from a tractor by ‘hip clamps’ for some time, whilst her dead calf lay metres away. Advocacy organisations SAFE ... More >>

Schoolgirl Takes Battle for Hens to Countdown’s Door

Thursday, 6 October 2016, 10:48 am | SAFE For Animals

12-year-old schoolgirl Maja Skilling, who launched a petition aimed at stopping Countdown selling cage eggs, is upping the ante by spending her school holiday protesting with other passionate young people outside Ponsonby Countdown today. Maja will be ... More >>

John Key Urged to Reject Cruel ‘White Elephant’ gift

Saturday, 1 October 2016, 12:21 pm | SAFE For Animals

1 OCTOBER 2016 | MEDIA RELEASE John Key Urged to Reject Cruel ‘White Elephant’ gift Ahead of Sri Lankan PM Visit More >>

Animal Cruelty Investigation Leads to Conviction

Thursday, 28 July 2016, 2:48 pm | SAFE For Animals

Justice has been belatedly served for the calves brutalised by a slaughterhouse worker, according to animal advocacy charity SAFE. The worker was today sentenced to 10 months home detention and community service. SAFE says animal rights groups can take the ... More >>

New report shows factory farming the wrong direction for NZ

Thursday, 16 June 2016, 2:56 pm | SAFE For Animals

The government released its report on the outlook for the primary industries today. SAFE says the report demonstrates factory farming is the wrong direction for New Zealand. “Only 1.8% of the money involved in farming came from pigs and chickens ... More >>



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