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Sow Crate in the City

Friday, 9 April 2010, 9:19 am | Wellington Animal Rights Network

A sow crate will be set up in the city today to highlight the severe confinement pigs endure on factory farms in New Zealand. More >>

Animal experimenters in Wgtn - protests planned

Tuesday, 1 September 2009, 4:35 pm | Wellington Animal Rights Network

Animal Rights activists are angry that an animal research conference is being held in Wellington.. The Australia and New Zealand Laboratory Animal Association (ANZSLAA) opened its annual conference this morning at the Duxton Hotel. In New Zealand, 341,520 ... More >>

Protesting Outside Austrian Consulate Today

Tuesday, 9 June 2009, 2:42 pm | Wellington Animal Rights Network

Animal Rights campaigners will be protesting outside the Austrian Consulate today as the Austrian Government prepares to prosecute up to 40 animal rights campaigners under organised crime laws More >>

Austrian Animal Rights campaigner visiting NZ

Tuesday, 17 March 2009, 4:16 pm | Wellington Animal Rights Network

A prominent Austrian animal rights campaigner is visiting New Zealand to talk about the successful campaign to ban battery hen cages in Austria. Dr Martin Balluch is president of Austria's largest animal rights group and was a key figure in acheiving ... More >>

Wellington Animal Rights Not Surprised on Spies

Monday, 28 May 2007, 8:52 am | Wellington Animal Rights Network

Animal rights group disgusted but not surprised over corporate spying. A Wellington Animal Rights group spied on by Thompson & Clark Investigations says it is disgusted but not surprised by the spying. More >>

Action against whalers, not Sea Shepherd

Tuesday, 13 February 2007, 2:57 pm | Wellington Animal Rights Network

A Wellington animal rights group says Chris Carter should resign as Minister for the Environment if he is unwilling to take action against whaling ships. More >>

Handing out chocolate eggs to highlightcruelty

Thursday, 13 April 2006, 11:51 am | Wellington Animal Rights Network

The Wellington Animal Rights Network will be highlighting the cruelty of battery hen farming today at 1pm in Midland Park, Lambton Quay, Wellington. A brass band and several chicken costumes will appear bearing chocolate easter eggs as part of ... More >>

Animal rights website closed down

Monday, 5 December 2005, 2:13 pm | Wellington Animal Rights Network

A bacon company has taken legal action to close down an animal rights website that criticises their farming methods. More >>

Ativists chain themselves to a bacon truck

Thursday, 1 December 2005, 4:50 pm | Wellington Animal Rights Network

Animal rights activists stopped a pork delivery truck and chained themselves to it in protest at factory farming this morning in Wellington. The truck, owned by Premier Bacon Ltd, (of Wairarapa) was stopped in Manners Street when two women chained themselves ... More >>

Activists say travel agents supporting vivisection

Friday, 16 September 2005, 11:50 am | Wellington Animal Rights Network

Wellington animal rights campaigners have joined a protest campaign against the tourist industry on the island of Mauritius. They say Mauritius sells monkeys to vivisection laboratories all over the world and protests are planned outside all travel agents ... More >>

Wellington Protest Against Canadian Seal Hunt

Tuesday, 12 April 2005, 9:04 am | Wellington Animal Rights Network

Wellington Protest as Canadian seal hunt continues Ex Wellington resident currently on board protest ship in Canada More >>