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Sparking action for the animals
Animals' Voice - Autumn 14
Animal welfarist and lawyer Catriona MacLennan outlines the 10 most vital animal welfare agenda items for a more compassionate New Zealand. [open PDF]


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Take action for the animals
Animals' Voice - Summer 13 / 14
Animal welfarist and lawyer Catriona MacLennan shares her thoughts on creating an Aotearoa Animals' Agenda in the run up to the 2014 general election. [open PDF]

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Consumers urged to look for Blue Tick
01/07/2014 - Radio New Zealand
Anyone alarmed by images of grotesque conditions on a Canterbury pig farm should buy pork which features the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty (SPCA) to Animals tick, the organisation says.
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Squalor atypical: NZ Pork
01/07/2014 - Otago Daily Times
Secretly filmed footage showing what has been described as ''disgusting and squalid'' conditions at a Canterbury pig farm is not typical of the wider pork industry, industry leaders say.
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Pig Farming Expose - A personal perspective
30/06/2014 - The Standard
John Darroch talks about the work FarmWatch does investigating farms. FarmWatch's new video is also published here.
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NZ pig farms 'cannot be trusted'
30/06/2014 - The Press
An animal rights group believes shocking footage showing squalid and cruel conditions at a Christchurch pig farm is "just the tip of the iceberg".
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Behind Closed Doors
29/06/2014 - Sunday Program, TVNZ
SUNDAY goes behind the closed doors of New Zealand's pig factory farms and turns up some alarming evidence.
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Failures in animal welfare laws
26/06/2014 - NewstalkZB
Green MP Mojo Mathers is kicking up a stink over what she sees as a major failure on animal welfare laws.
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Animal drug-testing essential, says Dunne
25/06/2014 - Stuff
Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne wanted to keep animal testing for psychoactive substances, but knew it would not get support in Parliament, new documents reveal.
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Safe calls cosmetics companies' bluff
17/06/2014 - Radio New Zealand
International cosmetics companies will pull out of markets where animal testing is required by law if they are really opposed to the practice, animal welfare campaigners say.
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NZ sheep used in cruel lab testing - campaigners
10/06/2014 - New Zealand Herald
New Zealand sheep being used for lab testing at a top English university are being subjected to unnecessary pain and misery, animal welfare campaigners have alleged.
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