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Thursday, 20 September 2018
Notice to cease using Altrenogest Injections in Racehorses »
Veterinarians are advised to stop using all injectable forms of Altrenogest in racehorses from now on. This decision h...
Sunday, 16 September 2018
Chief executive of New Zealand Veterinary Association announces resignation »
Mark Ward today announced his resignation as chief executive of the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) after almost...
Tuesday, 11 September 2018
Equine: sporadic cases of unusual neurological disease »
There have been five  sporadic cases of unusual neurological disease in mares in the South Auckland and Waikato...
Tuesday, 11 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mycoplasma bovis update: 12 September »
In this update: Current situation LIC introduce daily semen testing Farm Risk Assess...
Monday, 3 September 2018
Animal welfare regulations 2018: Large animal veterinarians »
With new animal welfare regulations set to come into effect, Richard Wild, Specialist Advisor, Verification Services, Mi...

NZVA media release
Monday, 10 September 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Veterinarians call for more owners to insure their pets »
New partnership between the New Zealand Veterinary Association and Southern Cross Pet Insurance to increase education abou...
Monday, 13 August 2018
NZVA statement: Living in mud is harmful to livestock »
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is very concerned about the animal welfare consequences caused by poor pract...
Saturday, 30 June 2018
NZVA statement: The Animal Welfare Act must protect animals »
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) condemns behaviour that fails to protect the welfare of animals – this is no...
Monday, 28 May 2018
Good on-farm management essential for eradication plan to succeed »
Good on-farm animal management will be essential if plans to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis ( M. bovis ) are to succeed, the N...
Wednesday, 23 May 2018
New Zealand Veterinary Association outlines stance on the provision of distance veterinary services »
24 May 2018 Following media reports stating that a veterinary practice was advising a Winton farm some 1600 kilometer...

Sunday, 8 October 2017
Member update: NZVA Board meeting »
November 2017 Board Meeting update The NZVA Board met at the end of November. Here's a brief overview of what was di...
Thursday, 7 September 2017
The Large Animal Veterinary Technicians Group »
By Justine Britton - LAVT committee member In mid 2012 the Dairy Cattle Veterinarians ( DCV) Committee, with the suppo...
Tuesday, 15 August 2017
Working after hours and on-call: Employer obligations »
Recent changes to include the Availability Provision under the Employment Relations Amendment Act 2016, have highlighted t...