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Sunday, 12 January 2020
Australian bush fires – how to help the animals »
As you’ll be seeing in the media, the Australian bush fires continue to burn. So far, more than 8.5 million hectares of Au...
Wednesday, 18 December 2019
Antibiotic advertising guide for veterinarians »
Advertising of restricted antibiotics to end users is no longer permitted under the Agricultural Compounds and Veterinary...
Wednesday, 11 December 2019
NZVA Award 2019 winners »
Each year, the NZVA recognises significant accomplishments, exemplary leadership and tireless commitment in our veterinary...
Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Companion animal veterinarians - PetPlan insurance policies »
We’ve had several queries from members about the PetPlan insurance policy process. So, we asked PetPlan for clarification...
Tuesday, 10 December 2019
Equine: Withholding time list update »
The New Zealand Equine Veterinary Association Prohibited Substance Recommended Withholding Times List (WHT list) has been...

NZVA media release
Sunday, 17 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antimicrobial resistance a significant global challenge for animal and human health »
Veterinarians and animal owners can help New Zealand play its part in meeting the challenge of antimicrobial resistance (A...
Sunday, 17 November 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Collaboration key to addressing the challenge of antimicrobial resistance in New Zealand »
The New Zealand Veterinary Association is supporting rural veterinarians and farmers to reduce on-farm antibiotic use so t...
Tuesday, 17 September 2019
Measles outbreak a reminder to pet owners to vaccinate »
The measles outbreak is a reminder to pet owners to vaccinate their animals, which is the best way to protect them from ce...
Wednesday, 14 August 2019
Kevin Bryant appointed CEO of New Zealand Veterinary Association »
New Zealand Veterinary Association President Dr Peter Blaikie today announced former industry training organisation leader...
Tuesday, 30 July 2019
NZVA supports intent of proposed surgical procedure regulations »
The NZVA has requested animal health and welfare standards be raised in its submission to the Ministry for Primary Industr...

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...