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Royal New Zealand SPCA
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Member since: 29 October 2007
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RNZSPCA stands for the Royal New Zealand Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. It is a voluntary organisation which, through its district branches, provides help to animals and owners 24 hours a day, seven days a week, although the public should expect only genuine emergencies to be dealt with outside normal working hours. 

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Wednesday, 12 December 2012
SPCA Offers Kiwis a High Welfare Option this Christmas The SPCA Blue Tick team has been busy this year adding additional species to their Blue Tick accreditation scheme so that Kiwis can have a high welfare Christmas. 211 views

Monday, 5 November 2012
SPCA's Annual List of Shame Mirrors New Zealand's Violent Society 1108 views

Friday, 2 November 2012
SPCA: "Stockpiling of fireworks causes animal welfare concern" The reduction of days of sale has failed to save the animals that are affected each year. 419 views

Tuesday, 26 June 2012
Make life sweeter for SPCA animals There’s a lot to love about baking – the chance to get creative, delicious smells wafting from the oven, showing off the finished masterpiece... 191 views

Friday, 22 June 2012
SPCA Agrees with Green Party's Animal Welfare Call to McDonalds The SPCA agrees with the Green Party’s public request to McDonalds in New Zealand to set welfare standards for their pork products. 223 views

Thursday, 7 June 2012
First meat chicken provider to receive the big Blue Tick from SPCA 168 views

Monday, 21 May 2012
SPCA re-affirms opposition to cat curfews The Royal New Zealand SPCA has re-affirmed its opposition to proposals for cat curfews and for by-laws limiting the numbers of cats to two per household in urban areas. 203 views

Wednesday, 9 May 2012
SPCA Puts High Welfare Firmly on the Menu at Wellington Food Show The SPCA is set to put high animal welfare firmly on the menu, at their SPCA 'Blue Tick' stand (Wellington Food Show Westpac Stadium, 11-13 May 2012) in a bid to raise awareness that there are humanely farmed egg and meat products that consumers can choose to cook with; and why. 194 views

Thursday, 16 February 2012
RNZSPCA & Crown Solicitor Ben Vanderkolk join forces The Royal New Zealand SPCA and Crown Solicitor, Ben Vanderkolk, join forces. 183 views

Monday, 9 January 2012
Animals Lost: SPCA Says "Ban fireworks" In an ironic twist of fate, Snoopy, SPCA National staff member Helen Wium’s beloved dog, has been one of the latest victims of fireworks. 234 views

Saturday, 17 December 2011
Unhappy hams: SPCA says 100% NZ Pork no guarantee of good welfare Despite consumer pressure, many New Zealand pig farmers are still using inhumane rearing methods with up to 45% of sows confined in sow stalls and farrowing crates for much of their lives. 162 views

Thursday, 3 November 2011
SPCA Calls for Vigilance on Guy Fawkes With Guy Fawkes just around the corner, the Royal New Zealand SPCA is calling for revellers to be mindful of animals when taking part in the celebrations. 178 views

Wednesday, 27 July 2011
Anti-Fur Fashion Advocate gets Ready, Set, Bake for the SPCA Cambridge based fashion designer, Robyn Brooks of Ooby Ryn is getting her cupcakes out for cash next month in which she will be taking to the streets in support of the SPCA annual cupcake day scheduled to take place August 29th 2011. 201 views

Tuesday, 26 July 2011
Celebrity Chefs Supporting SPCA Blue Tick at Auckland Food Show A number of celebrity chefs have lent their support to the SPCA Blue Tick, the Royal New Zealand SPCA’s humane farming brand. 197 views

Wednesday, 29 June 2011
Raining Puppies Long ones, short ones, soft ones, chubby ones, sad ones, happy ones, brown ones, black ones. 534 views

Tuesday, 18 January 2011
Lonely Girl Seeking Her Purrfect Match Are you ready to feel loved up this Valentine's Weekend? Your local SPCA would love to introduce you to a couple of lonely souls falling over themselves to nuzzle their way into your heart. 233 views

Wednesday, 12 January 2011
Your Dog May Be Dying from the Heat Summer means jandal weather, holiday weather, barbeque weather, beach weather and park weather. 372 views

Tuesday, 21 December 2010
Royal New Zealand SPCA opens 17 "new" outlets around the country The Royal New Zealand SPCA is making a significant step to make kittens more readily available to the public, and to save animals’ lives. 286 views

Thursday, 16 December 2010
Dog killer sentenced to 160 hours community service The Royal New Zealand SPCA describes a convicted dog killer as fortunate he committed the offence prior to the passing of new animal welfare legislation, which allows for tougher sentencing. 385 views

Tuesday, 9 November 2010
SPCA backs anti-cruelty campaign The Royal New Zealand SPCA supports Jan Cameron’s anti-cruelty initiative and SAFE’s campaign to ban sow crates, sow stalls and battery hen farming. 360 views

Monday, 5 November 2007
'We're happy to sit, run and fetch, but please don't make us beg' SPCA branches throughout New Zealand are asking their communities to give generously to this week's annual Paws Appeal. 297 views

Thursday, 1 November 2007
SPCA welcomes firework regulation change The Royal New Zealand SPCA has welcomed the reduced time available for purchasing fireworks, saying this could help reduce the terror experienced by animals on and around Guy Fawkes' Night. 702 views

Monday, 29 October 2007
New Zealand's shameful cruelty record SPCA issues annual list of abuse cases. 421 views