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New Trade Deal With UK A Disaster

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 11:39 am | Sandra Kyle

Sandra is a Whanganui-based animal rights campaigner, writer and teacher. This week I watched the news with dismay as Jacinda Ardern and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson congratulated each other on their new trade deal. In the new arrangement Aotearoa ... More >>

Waitotara Stock Truck Crash

Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 2:12 pm | Sandra Kyle

On Monday the 35-year old driver transporting cattle to slaughter was airlifted to Whanganui hospital after he lost control of his truck. The man was subsequently discharged, but many of the cows aboard had to be euthanised. The state of their ... More >>

Rest in Peace, Regal Monarch - We Will Not Forget You

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 10:01 am | Sandra Kyle

One of the most poignant photos I have seen lately was in a Facebook post. This photo was of a large tangled pile of collars taken from ex-race horses as they entered the kill floor of a slaughterhouse. The collars, symbols of ownership and mastery, ... More >>

Time to Close Slaughterhouse Doors

Monday, 9 October 2017, 11:06 am | Sandra Kyle

The continued existence of slaughterhouses represents a pressing moral dilemma in our time. In a social-media world we can no longer pretend that the sterile cut of meat in our supermarket trolley didn’t begin with the killing of a terrified animal ... More >>