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NZVA news
Wednesday, 10 July 2019
Have your say: significant surgical procedures regulations »
Under the Animal Welfare Act 1999 significant surgical procedures may only be performed by a veterinarian (or veterinary s...
Wednesday, 10 July 2019
Equine dentistry position statements »
Equine dentistry is a growing branch of veterinary medicine requiring specialist knowledge, training and skills. To help g...
Monday, 8 July 2019
Winter grazing practices and animal welfare »
Veterinarians and veterinary practices in the farming sector may come under public scrutiny regarding winter grazing pract...
Monday, 8 July 2019
Winter grazing must not compromise animal health and welfare »
The New Zealand Veterinary Association says there is no place in modern farming for winter grazing practices that compromi...
Tuesday, 25 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pet oxygen masks for NZ emergency vehicles »
  Havelock North Fire Brigade was the first in New Zealand to receive specialised resuscitation...
Monday, 24 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Graduate veterinarian Young Farmer of the Year finalist »
Having grown up on a farm, living on a farm now and with most of her work as a large animal veterinarian, FMG Young Farmer...
Monday, 24 June 2019
Wanted: NZVA Chief Executive Officer »
Chief Executive Officer Permanent / Fulltime Change! Change! Change! The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA...
Tuesday, 18 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wanted: Veterinary Manager (Companion Animals) »
We're looking for a Veterinary Manager (Companion Animals). Could this be you? Or do you know an ideal candidate?...
Friday, 14 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
A dog's life »
VetScript Editor's pick : June 2019 Farm dogs have been part of the fabric of New Zealand life for 150 years, yet...
Wednesday, 12 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Into the Ark »
VetScript Editor's pick: June 2019 In early February, after the outbreak of major fires near Nelson, the nearby Rich...
Friday, 7 June 2019
The importance of caring »
VetScript Editor's pick: June 2019 Bette Flagler talks to Andrew Cribb (‘Cribby’) from East Coast Farm Vets, the Gisb...
Monday, 3 June 2019
The accidental veterinarian »
VetScript Editor's pick: June 2019 Graham Wallace reckons he was “hijacked” into veterinary medicine, but he made m...
Monday, 20 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Release of RHDV K5 in Christchurch »
The NZVA have been informed of the imminent release of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV) K5 in the Christchurch res...
Wednesday, 15 May 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
Be in the now »
VetScript Editor's pick: May 2019 There’s plenty of anecdotal evidence that practicing mindfulness can improve workp...
Wednesday, 15 May 2019
Making a difference »
VetScript Editor's pick: May 2019 Bette Flagler talks to Nicole Brown, owner and veterinarian at Pet and Vet in Milfo...
Tuesday, 7 May 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Veterinary authorisation survey »
The NZVA is aware of concerns members have regarding authorisation of restricted veterinary medicines (RVMs) – known as ve...
Friday, 3 May 2019
Putting pets first in the River City »
VetScript Editor's pick - April 2019 Bette Flagler visits Nicola King and Tanya Smith (below left and right), owne...
Thursday, 2 May 2019
Transport of pregnant cows »
Transport of pregnant cows and requests for veterinary certification Following the recent announcement from the Min...
Friday, 12 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Veterinarians gear up to help farmers comply with new animal welfare regulations »
Veterinarians are gearing up to help farmers comply with new legal requirements to use local anesthetic during the removal...
Tuesday, 9 April 2019
Graduate event »
On Monday 13 May we'll be holding our annual InPractice event for first year graduate students. Taking place on the eve...
Monday, 8 April 2019
Vaccination certificates »
The Veterinary Council of New Zealand (VCNZ) has received complaints from the public who are mistakenly viewing pet v...
Monday, 8 April 2019
Donations sought for scholarship to honour shooting victim who wanted to be a veterinarian »
The Massey University School of Veterinary Science hopes to create a scholarship in the name of 16-year-old aspiring veter...
Friday, 5 April 2019
World veterinary community mourns the loss of a leader »
The NZVA and veterinarians around the world were very sad to hear that Dr René Carlson, immediate past President of the Wo...
Monday, 1 April 2019
Bridging the gap »
VetScript Editor's pick - April 2019 Newly appointed NZVA Veterinary Manager (Large Animals) Ash Keown has plenty on...
Tuesday, 12 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The NZVA event calendar is embracing more CPD events - inside and outside NZ »
To meet the needs of the profession, a complete calendar of all veterinary Continuing Professional Development (CPD) event...
Tuesday, 12 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarian of the Year »
Nomination for Vet of the Year (VOTY) Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarian We all know a veterinarian who really stand...
Tuesday, 12 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Project 100: celebrating our past, present and future »
Our Association will be 100 in 2023. The first meeting of the group that formed the NZVA took place on 16 January 1923,...
Tuesday, 12 March 2019
Build a wellbeing library »
An update from Vitae, provider of workplace wellbeing and employee assistance services. Many kiwi workplaces are inve...
Tuesday, 12 March 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Help choose New Zealand's future veterinarians »
A message from Massey University's Vet School. The veterinary student selection process has recently been changed sig...
Sunday, 10 March 2019
New online tool to help dairy farmers identify M. bovis risk »
A new cost-effective tool for dairy farmers aims to help in New Zealand’s quest to eradicate the cattle disease Mycoplasm...
Friday, 1 March 2019
Without judgement »
VetScript Editor's pick: March 2019 For someone who is completely at home with the often solitary act of long-distanc...
Thursday, 28 February 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NZVA applauds Auckland Council’s push to ban fireworks nationwide »
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) has applauded Auckland City Council’s decision to call on the Government to...
Monday, 18 February 2019
Event Co-ordinator wanted »
Are you currently working within the veterinary profession and seeking a new challenge in Wellington? We're on the hunt...
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...

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