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The Six-Foot Rats Book Launch
We hosted our official book launch party over the weekend!
Auckland University's Shameful Mistake - Allowing Vested Interest to Silence the Student Body
A Kidney Donor’s Perspective on Xenotransplantation in NZ
A long-time supporter of ours, Catherine Amey has written an article for us on her first-hand experience donating a kidney and how this links back to animal experimentation and the scientific and ethical flaws involved with xenotransplantation.
First Group of Animals Rescued Since Our Out of the Labs Win!
Fifty mice who were used for teaching at Massey University are being given a second chance - A life Out of the Lab.
Why Using Animals for Alzheimer’s Disease Research Isn’t Helping Humans or Science
Training Veterinarians without Harming Animals
Ethical and alternative methods of using animals in harmful ways to train vet students exist and they can yield the same results - kind education is the way of the future!
Why We Are Selective with the Use of the Word "Alternative"
Our friend Louise Owen from For Life On Earth (FLOE) has summarised why we need to be careful with the use of the word alternative when talking about replacing animal experiments.
New Animal Welfare Award and Grant Launched by MPI - Is This a Step Forward or Backward?
Today the National Animal Ethics Advisory Committee (NAEAC) has announced that they have created two new awards centred around the 3Rs (a set of pro-vivisection guidelines designed to promote the reduction, refinement and replacement of animals for research, testing and teaching).
Lewi the Ex-Lab Rat's Tale
The life of Lewi and how he got to live out of the labs!
Animal Advocacy Hui - The Outcome For Lab Animals
On the 8th June 2018, the new Associate Minister of Agriculture, Hon Meka Whaitiri held a hui for animal advocacy groups and individuals at Manurewa Marae in Auckland.
Thousands of Animals Still Being Used for Research, Testing, and Teaching in NZ.
MPI has just released their latest report on the number of animals used for animal experimentation in NZ.
Animals Used in NZ for Science in 2016
An overview of the animals used in NZ for research, testing and teaching purposes in 2016.
NZ to Start Encouraging the Re-homing of Ex-Lab Animals!
An exciting announcement means that some lab animals will now be getting a second chance at life.
Meet Our Funding & Engagement Manager!
We welcome Annelies Basten to the NZAVS Team!
Auckland Island Pigs - Where are they now?