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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.
Stop the Otago Animal Labs Update!
We have been working very hard as busy bees behind the scenes and we have some exciting updates to report! 
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.
2016 ANIMAL USE STATISTICS SUMMARY
Information on the animals used for research, testing and teaching in New Zealand during 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?
Parkinson's Disease and Animal Research Don't Go Together
Humane Society International Writes to the University of Otago
Global Opposition to the University of Otago's New Fifty Million Dollar Animal Lab
Out of the Labs – Let’s get the facts straight!
We've heard several statements made by MPs or researchers about our campaign that are misleading and don't reflect what we are truly asking for! This means that they are either misinformed, not informed enough or the media has taken what they have said out of context. We wanted to clear up a misleading story that recently aired on national television.
Meet Our New Campaign Manager!
We welcome Niki Moore to the NZAVS Team!
MPs Decide Against Giving Thousands of Lab Animals in NZ A Life Outside of a Lab!
The Primary Production Select Committee has made a final decision and released a report stating that they do not support a mandatory retirement policy for ex-lab animals in NZ.