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Wednesday, 6 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bush fires in Nelson/Marlborough region »
Update: 11 February 2019 A medium-scale adverse event has been declared for Tasman district. This unlocks further...
Sunday, 3 February 2019
Hill's Pet nutrition canned dog food recall »
Pet food manufacturer Hill's Pet Nutrition is recalling some of its dog food products to avoid potentially elevated levels...
Wednesday, 30 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pushing through »
VetScript editor's pick: February 2019 Ignoring the knockers and naysayers, Hayley Squance has fashioned an impressi...
Wednesday, 30 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
One health - in Uganda »
VetScript editor's pick: February 2019 Seeing mountain gorillas in their natural habitat is on the bucket lists of ma...
Tuesday, 18 December 2018
Award nominations open »
Part of being a proud and successful profession is acknowledging and celebrating the contributions of others.  Eac...

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...