Posts tagged "Save Animals from Exploitation"

Govt could appoint commissioner to improve animal welfare

[3 July/Stuff] A commissioner for animals could be possible when the Government attempts to improve animal welfare. Minister for Animal Welfare, Meka Whaitiri, released the framework for action on animal welfare a day after footage of a farmer abusing cows in a milking shed was made public. Ms Whaitiri said New Zealander’s took animal welfare...

Cow cubicle dairy farm tested in Canterbury

[14 August/Radio New Zealand Country] Mid Canterbury farmer, Willy Leferink, is trialling a life indoors for his dairy herd in a bid to stop effluent polluting waterways. Mr Leferink suggests the stocking levels allowed by Environment Canterbury on dairy land, in a bid to protect waterways, are not high enough to enable farmers to make...