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NZVA news
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...
Sunday, 2 September 2018
Turtle crazy »
Since her first encounter with sea turtles, Auckland Zoo veterinarian Lydia Uddstrom has been fascinated. Now, thanks to a...
Sunday, 2 September 2018
Protecting the pets »
It’s tough – but often the case – when finances determine treatment. One way to ensure that more pets get the care they ne...
Tuesday, 28 August 2018
What needs to be said »
NZVA Chief Veterinary Officer Helen Beattie offers a refresher on veterinarians’ rights and responsibilities when it comes...
Sunday, 26 August 2018
Student events »
Crossroads: For BSVc third year students 2 October 2018 BSVc 3 students, this event is for you. To help give de...
Tuesday, 14 August 2018
Mycoplasma bovis update »
Update: 15 August In this update: Compensation after commercial testing Calf days off for 2018...
Tuesday, 7 August 2018
Mycoplasma bovis update for DCV members »
Mycoplasma bovis Answers to Some Common Questions We have had many questions asked from veterinarians about M bovis ,...
Wednesday, 1 August 2018
An outstanding professional gentleman »
John Schofield, BVSc (Massey), 1950–2018 Tribute by Hon Pete Hodgson Even as he would lean into the conve...
Wednesday, 25 July 2018
Good employer awards »
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and AGMARDT (The Agricultural and Marketing Research and Development Trust) have...
Tuesday, 24 July 2018
NZVA advises against transport of heavily pregnant cows »
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) has advised its members that providing fitness-for-transport certification f...
Friday, 20 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NZVA update: Transport of heavily pregnant stock and requests for veterinary certification »
The NZVA is aware that members are being asked to certify late gestation cows as being fit-for-transport to slaughter prem...
Monday, 9 July 2018
Regulated Control Scheme for Deer Velvet »
Information from the Ministry for Primary Industries A Regulated Control Scheme (RCS) for Deer Velvet came int...
Tuesday, 3 July 2018
A family business »
VetScript Editor's pick - July 2018 Buckets of organs in the pantry, early childhood encounters with post-mortem fre...
Tuesday, 3 July 2018
A life worth living »
VetScript Editor’s pick – July 2018 After more than 52 years of research, mentorship and leadership in the field...
Monday, 2 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NZVA 2018 award winners »
Congratulations to the 2018 NZVA award winners - Outstanding Service Award winner Pieter Verhoek and Young Veterinarian of...
Thursday, 28 June 2018
Mycoplasma bovis update: 29 June 2018 »
This M. bovis update includes the following: Update from the CEO Cabinet paper reveals thinking behind...
Tuesday, 26 June 2018
New order form for FILAVAC vaccine »
In May, the Ministry of Primary Industries announced that a new strain of rabbit calicivirus (RHDV2) has been detected in...
Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Are you a Chartered Accountant looking for an opportunity to work in a member based organisation? »
Are you a Chartered Accountant (CA) looking for an opportunity to serve within a member based organisation? The New Z...
Wednesday, 20 June 2018
Calling all large animal veterinarians - an opportunity to diversify in 2018! »
The NZVA is looking for a Large Animal Veterinary Resource Manager. This permanent, full-time position would suit some...
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...
Monday, 11 June 2018
HT swedes update »
This month there has been several reports of photosensitisation and deaths with cattle grazing HT swedes in Southland, Ota...
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...
Tuesday, 5 June 2018
Playing fair »
VetScript Editor’s pick – June 2018 Ignorance isn’t bliss when the Commerce Commission comes knocking. Matt Philp...
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,...
Tuesday, 22 May 2018
Congrats to the new NZVA Board members »
Congratulations to our new board members Kate Hill and Grant McCullough, and to Bronwyn Smits who was re-elected to serve...
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...
Tuesday, 15 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Rabbit calicivirus RHDV2 - advice for veterinarians »
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) announced yesterday that a new strain of rabbit calicivirus (RHDV2) has been...
Sunday, 6 May 2018
Radiation Safety Act 2016 and Regulations »
The Radiation Safety Act 2016 and Radiation Safety Regulations 2016 took effect on 7 March 2017. There were significa...
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...

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