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Animal Abuse and Domestic Violence – A Panel Event

NZALA is hosting a panel seminar event on the Link between animal abuse and domestic violence. The seminar is open to the public, and will be particularly helpful for family, criminal and prosecution lawyers, and professionals working with domestic violence issues. The seminar features: Anita Killeen who is published extensively and has lobbied parliament for…

201803.21
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NZALA Press Release; “Rodeo is Illegal”

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RODEO IS ILLEGAL, SAY ANIMAL LAWYERS Rodeo is illegal under the Animal Welfare Act and the Animal Welfare (Rodeos) Code of Welfare is legally flawed, says a report published today by the New Zealand Animal Law Association. Report author, Barrister Catriona MacLennan, said the act protected animals from ill-treatment and required their needs to be…

201711.03
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NZALA seminar announced: Animal Abuse and Domestic Violence

NZALA is excited to announce seminars in Auckland and Wellington in mid-November. The Seminars will focus on the link between domestic violence and animal abuse. They will provide provide practical guidance in identifying and assisting clients who are in a position where animal abuse is a concern, and tools and practical advice on advocating for…

201708.27
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New Zealand’s Animal Welfare Legislation and Rodeos

A review of relevant legislation and literature reveals that the Animal Welfare Act 1999 (“the Act”) and its Code of Welfare: Rodeo (“the Code”), form the basis for the prevention of ill-treatment of animals in rodeos. The Act is broad in its description of animal welfare, providing for strict liability offences for the ill-treatment of…

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Methamphetamine: Not Only Harming Our Communities

It’s no secret that methamphetamine, or “P” as it is commonly called, is one of the major issues facing New Zealand communities today – on an almost daily basis the New Zealand media covers a P-related story. This highly addictive drug is destroying many peoples’ lives and those of their families. We are well aware…