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Animals Matter in a Disaster

Friday, 24 January 2014, 11:47 am | WSPA New Zealand

Following the severe 6.2 quake in the lower North Island on Monday (20/01/14); the expected aftershocks; and as the third year anniversary of Christchurch’s deadliest earthquake sadly approaches next month (22/02/11) - the World Society for the Protection ... More >>

Businesses fail to address concerns on animal welfare

Tuesday, 7 January 2014, 3:04 pm | WSPA New Zealand

Farm animal welfare rides high on the consumer agenda from cage-free hens to free range pigs, but this clearly is not translating to the business boardroom says the Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare in its second Benchmark of the global food ... More >>

WSPA Disaster Response Team in Solomon Islands

Monday, 11 February 2013, 11:55 am | WSPA New Zealand

WSPA Disaster Response Team in Solomon Islands WSPA trained Kiwi part of Disaster Response Team More >>

WSPA Launches Original Present Ideas That Help Animals

Wednesday, 16 November 2011, 2:53 pm | WSPA New Zealand

If the thought of Christmas gift-shopping sends you wild, then the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) has the perfect and quick solution for you with Really Wild Gifts! More >>

WSPA Partner provokes Vietnamese crackdown on bear farms

Monday, 21 March 2011, 11:31 am | WSPA New Zealand

The Vietnamese government has announced a crackdown on illegal bear bile tourism, following reports of bile extraction for tourists by WSPA’s local member society, Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV). More >>

International Protest Over Auckland Elephant Import

Wednesday, 8 December 2010, 12:37 pm | WSPA New Zealand

Prominent international zoologists and some of the worlds most respected elephant experts are appealing to the Auckland Council to rethink plans of importing a herd of elephants to Auckland Zoo. More >>

WSPA hails new standard to promote animal welfare

Tuesday, 2 November 2010, 3:27 pm | WSPA New Zealand

The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) celebrates the inclusion of animal welfare in the newly launched ISO Standard 26000. The International Organization for Standardization’s (ISO) new guidelines are internationally accepted standards ... More >>

Working Together For A Rabies Free Bali

Tuesday, 28 September 2010, 1:24 pm | WSPA New Zealand

The World Society for the Protection of Animals, in partnership with international and Indonesian agencies, celebrates World Rabies Day with the launch of a mass vaccination campaign designed to eradicate rabies from Bali by 2012. More >>

Anti Bullfighting Vote Hailed As A Victory

Thursday, 29 July 2010, 10:37 am | WSPA New Zealand

The Catalonian Parliament has today voted in favour of amending the current animal protection legislation to abolish bullfighting in the region. The vote – passed with 68 MPs voting in favour of the ban, while 55 voted against it - is being hailed ... More >>

WSPA hands over 140,000 signatures

Tuesday, 27 July 2010, 12:50 pm | WSPA New Zealand

The World Society for the Protection of Animals hands over 140,000 signatures into the Catalonian Parliament in support of the ILP calling for an end to bullfighting in Catalonia. More >>

Norwegian whaling shows why ban must remain

Tuesday, 15 June 2010, 12:34 pm | WSPA New Zealand

Appalling new footage released today by animal protection groups shows the brutal reality of whaling in Norway, and demonstrates why the international ban on commercial whaling must be enforced - not lifted. More >>

NZ Government must reject whaling plan

Friday, 23 April 2010, 2:07 pm | WSPA New Zealand

A proposal published today which would legalise commercial whaling and give Japan, Norway and Iceland the green light to cruelly slaughter thousands of whales would be an unmitigated disaster, the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) ... More >>

Norwegian whaling quota largest in 25 years

Tuesday, 6 April 2010, 1:13 pm | WSPA New Zealand

Norwegian whalers are set to kill as many as 1286 whales, the highest quota set by the Norwegian government in over 25 years, despite talks of compromise at the International Whaling Commission (IWC). More >>

Dog Vaccination Needed to Control Rabies in Bali

Wednesday, 17 February 2010, 2:33 pm | WSPA New Zealand

WSPA offers support to new Head of Animal Husbandry to introduce humane, effective alternative to culling. The death toll of at least 30 people in just over a year in Bali is rooted in a lack of information and understanding about how to limit rabies ... More >>

Government’s Commitment To Non-Lethal Whale Lauded

Wednesday, 6 January 2010, 2:42 pm | WSPA New Zealand

The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) applauds the New Zealand Government’s commitment to non-lethal whale research. More >>

Food helps alleviate suffering of animals in Samoa

Wednesday, 7 October 2009, 2:34 pm | WSPA New Zealand

The World Society for the Protection of Animals’ (WSPA) disaster response team has been able to relieve the suffering of hundreds of dogs and cats caught up in last week’s devastating tsunami through the provision of much needed food. More >>

NZers can help end Spain’s infamous blood sport

Monday, 7 September 2009, 4:57 pm | WSPA New Zealand

The Catalonian Parliament is poised to ban bullfighting with a vote on changes to the Catalan Animal Protection Law later this year and New Zealanders can help ensure it is a vote for animal welfare. More >>

Keisha Castle-Hughes saves the whales

Friday, 8 May 2009, 11:12 am | WSPA New Zealand

Whale Rider star, Keisha Castle-Hughes, is working with the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) to encourage the New Zealand Government to speak out against any proposal which would threaten the international whaling ban. More >>

NZ people oppose plans to resume live sheep trade

Tuesday, 24 March 2009, 9:59 am | WSPA New Zealand

Only 26% of New Zealanders believe the country’s live sheep trade should resume, according to research released today by The Nielsen Company. More >>

There is no Humane Way to Kill a Whale at Sea

Friday, 19 December 2008, 2:03 pm | WSPA New Zealand

As Japan prepares to hunt once again in the Southern Ocean, the world’s largest alliance of animal protection groups has highlighted remarks from a Japanese whaling-based association to show there is simply no humane way to kill a whale. More >>





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