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Apr 22 2017
NZAVS Celebrates World Day for Lab Animals by Marching to Stop the Otago Animal Lab!
NZAVS were out in Dunedin today marching against the new $50 million animal lab at the University of Otago! We were supported by international and national organisations and individuals, including Humane Society International, Choose Cruelty Free, Humane Research Australia, and Beagle Freedom Project to commemorate World Day for Lab Animals!. We were also joined by celebrity animal-rights activist James Aspey! Heaps of our supporters came out to rally against the University of Otago's commitment to non-predictive, unethical animal-based research models. We showed the University that we will continue fighting against the new lab!!!
Apr 12 2017
March Against the Otago Animal Lab for World Day for Lab Animals 2017!
Join NZAVS and James Aspey in marching to stop the new $50 million animal lab at the University of Otago!
Apr 07 2017
Let Animals Live ‘Out of the Labs' - Paw Prints for Parliament event!
We were in Wellington CBD today letting Parliament know that New Zealanders want animals ‘Out of the Labs’.
Mar 26 2017
Out of the Labs Petition - Closing soon!
Our petition to give ex-lab animals a second chance officially has a closing date. We now need your help to make sure we can let them live out of the labs!
Mar 16 2017
NZAVS educates young New Zealanders about animal testing!
NZAVS Campaign Manager Cressida Wilson visited Ao Tawhiti Unlimited School in Christchurch this morning!
Mar 15 2017
Let Parliament Know Why You Want Animals Out of the Labs!
We need you to help us send a message to Parliament! Print out a paw print, say why you want animals 'Out of the Labs!', decorate it however you like and freepost it to us!
Mar 14 2017
NZAVS Membership Renewal time!
People now have just over two weeks to renew their membership with NZAVS before it expires!
Feb 27 2017
Happy Valentine's Day, Otago University! Stop the Otago Animal Lab!
We delivered a Valentine's Day card and presents to Professor Blaikie of the University of Otago. We wanted to remind him of the animals' lives that are at stake if current plans for a new animal lab go ahead. What better day than Valentine's Day to ask the University to 'Have a Heart'?
Jan 09 2017
Welcome to the New NZAVS Website!
We have an updated website for 2017! Be sure to have a look around.
Dec 11 2016
Animal Usage for RTT in NZ on a Decline – FALSE
The recent MPI report is misleading. We want you to know the facts behind the statistics!
Sep 09 2016
Staff changes at NZAVS
Our Executive Director, Stephen Manson is leaving NZAVS and our Campaign Manager, Tara Jackson is stepping up to the role.
ARTICLES OF INTEREST
13 March 2017 - Study aims to check if other methods can replace animal testing
2 March 2017 - Lei Kerr's artificial nose research awarded Beagle Freedom Prize
17 February 2017 - Amid outcry, some animal welfare documents are restored to USDA website
15 February 2017 - Scientists create scorecard index for heart-damaging chemo drugs
13 February 2017 - Researchers Develop Device That Emulates Human Kidney Function and Could Replace Animal, Human Testing
7 February 2017 - Minibrains at Brown University
9 February 2017 - 3D-printed organs and tissues have arrived - Inverse
3 February 2017 - USDA blacks out animal welfare information
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