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Friday, 15 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mycoplasma bovis Update - 15 June 2018 »
This update covers the following: Video update from NZVA President Dates for industry/MPI roadshows...
Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Mycoplasma bovis update: 13 June 2018 »
This update includes: Update from the CEO - what NZVA has been doing regarding M. bovis Limits of comme...
Monday, 11 June 2018
Mycoplasma bovis panel session for veterinarians »
The Government's recently proposed phased eradication of M. bovis   from New Zealand has major implications to...
Tuesday, 5 June 2018
Kids and critters »
VetScript Editor’s pick – June 2018 It’s a truism: children love animals. As Naomi Arnold reports, TVNZ 2’s new sh...
Sunday, 27 May 2018
Mycoplasma bovis: Taming the tiger »
By Dr Helen Beattie, NZVA Chief Veterinary Officer As a veterinarian working on the foot and mouth response in the UK,...
Thursday, 17 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mycoplasma bovis update »
There have been quite a few developments over the last week about Mycoplasma bovis . A Waikato dairy farm and a sheep...
Wednesday, 2 May 2018
Letter from Mongolia »
VetScript pick - May 2018 Veterinary nurse Katey Freeman recounts the trip of a lifetime, helping with efforts to sa...
Tuesday, 1 May 2018
Keeping an open mind »
VetScript Editor's pick - May 2018 A rural King Country upbringing gave Kate Griffiths a passion for sheep and beef,...
Sunday, 29 April 2018
BOP Flood: Advice for farmers and pet owners in flooded areas »
IN AN EMERGENCY DIAL 111   Advice for farmers and pet owners in flooded areas During a flood or storm:...
Thursday, 26 April 2018
Why #WeLoveOurVet »
To celebrate World Veterinary Day on Saturday 28 April we asked people to share the reasons why they love their vet using...
Wednesday, 4 April 2018
Flex yourself »
VetScript Editor's pick - April 2018 Veterinary practices are finding they need to provide more flexible working cond...
Tuesday, 3 April 2018
Getting down to business »
VetScript Editor's pick - April 2018 New veterinary graduates are often criticised for lacking business sense, but...
Tuesday, 3 April 2018
Leptospirosis in dogs »
VetScript Editor's pick - April 2018 Leptospirosis in dogs: is infection increasing, and is there a need to con...
Wednesday, 28 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Every puppy owner's worst nightmare »
VetScript Editor's pick - March 2018 The day that Rebecca Whitehorse bought a British Bulldog puppy from a then-DogsN...
Wednesday, 28 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fit for purpose »
VetScript Editor's pick - March 2018 Small or large, workplaces must now consider the mental and physical wellbeing o...
Monday, 19 February 2018
Board nominations open now »
Have you got what it takes to govern and unite? Nominations for the NZVA Board open now and close on 20 April 2018....
Tuesday, 6 February 2018
A stitch in time »
VetScript Editor's pick - February 2018 Confronted by consistent examples of avoidable diseases and other conditions a...
Tuesday, 6 February 2018
A horse is a horse »
VetScript Editor's pick - February 2018 The rise of the lifestyle block and the decline of the racing industry are amo...
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
Defence and pretence »
VetScript Editor's pick - December 2017 Organisational and health sociologist Andrew Dickson of Massey University’s S...
Thursday, 7 December 2017
Hooch for the Pooch »
VetScript Editor's pick - December 2017 They make innovative, award-winning beers and now the clever brewers at Welli...
Sunday, 12 November 2017
Being an NZVA member - priceless »
  New NZVA Chief Veterinary Officer Helen Beattie comes clean, and makes a strong argument for the benefits of assoc...
Sunday, 5 November 2017
The rise and rise of large animal veterinary technicians »
VetScript Editor's pick: November 2017 ‘Vet techs’ have long done important, if sometimes unacknowledged, work in ve...
Sunday, 5 November 2017
Fit for a king »
VetScript Editor's pick: November 2017 Sheep milking is on the increase in New Zealand as dietary and rural land use...
Tuesday, 3 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A good southern man »
VetScript Editor’s pick: October 2017 Jacqui Gibson meets Andrew Roe, Southland veterinarian and winner of the A...
Tuesday, 3 October 2017
A new breed »
VetScript Editor’s pick: October 2017 This year, Massey University implemented a new approach to selecting veterinary...
Tuesday, 3 October 2017
The power of a word »
VetScript Editor's pick - October 2017 In July the NZVA released its position statement defining the word ‘sentient’...
Monday, 18 September 2017
NZVA awards: nominations open »
Part of being a proud and successful profession is acknowledging and celebrating the contributions of others. The NZV...
Monday, 11 September 2017
Balancing act »
VetScript Editor's pick - September 2017 A revised version of what is arguably the NZVA’s most contentious policy was...
Monday, 4 September 2017
Caring for the Kaimanawa »
VetScript Editor's pick - September 2017 A large muster of the Kaimanawa wild horses is likely next year, and veteri...
Wednesday, 30 August 2017
Meet our new president »
VetScript Editor's pick: September 2017 Peter Blaikie wanted to be a farmer, but one thing led to another and now th...
Tuesday, 15 August 2017
Wages and salaries benchmarking survey good for business »
The MPV Wages and Salaries benchmarking survey is coming up soon. Don't miss this opportunity to benchmark wages and salar...
Tuesday, 1 August 2017
A victory for common sense »
VetScript Editor's pick - August Veterinary and farming groups have welcomed WorkSafe’s decision to allow veterinaria...
Tuesday, 1 August 2017
The bionic farmer »
VetScript Editor's pick - August More than ever, dairy farmers are turning to technology to aid their everyday animal...
Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Veterinarians helping farmers in response to Mycoplasma bovis »
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is supporting veterinarians to help farmers respond to the detection of Myco...
Wednesday, 5 July 2017
Standing out for science »
VetScript Editor's pick - July 2017 When she’s not in the lab searching for new antibiotics, Dr Siouxsie Wiles can be...

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