New Zealand Animal Law Conference 2019

** Further Speaker Announcement** Jonathan Balcombe – What a Fish Knows Dr Jonathan Balcombe is a biologist with a PhD in ethology, the study of animal behaviour. He is a former Department Chair for Animal Studies for the Humane Society University, and Director of Animal Sentience for The Humane Society Institute for Science and Policy….


Fair Trading Act and Animal Welfare

Following demand from our successful Auckland seminar, NZALA is hosting a Wellington event on the Fair Trading Act and Animal Welfare. Tickets are $15 for NZALA members ($30 for non-members)      More and more producers today make representations about the treatment of animals in the course of making their products. If you have ever wondered what…


New Zealand Animal Law Association files criminal charges against rodeo cowboy

The New Zealand Animal Law Association (NZALA) has filed criminal charges against a rodeo cowboy for using an electric shocker on calves and cattle at Northland rodeo events. The events, captured in footage broadcast on Checkpoint with John Campbell, were investigated last year by MPI (Ministry for Primary Industries). The investigator confirmed that criminal offences…


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…