Tara Jackson (Kāti Māmoe) is the Executive Director for the New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society. Tara has worked for NZAVS since 2015 and has extensive knowledge of the animal experimentation industry. She has a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and has a strong passion for animal rights, human rights, and environmental protection. The combination of her scientific background, empathy for animals, and a strong dislike for injustice makes her a driven and determined advocate for innovative, animal-free research, testing, and teaching methods.

Tara is also the Founder of the popular online resource, A Guide to Vegan where she spends her spare time promoting vegan-friendly products, recipes, and restaurants to make veganism easier for people living in Aotearoa.

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With your help we can end animal experimentation in Aotearoa.