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NZVA Board member position available

The New Zealand Veterinary Association is calling for applications for an appointed Board member for a term of one year, although this may be extended.

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Veterinary Shortage and Border Exemptions

Over recent months the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) has been working hard advocating for you concerning the current shortage of veterinarians in New Zealand.

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Govt exception for up to 30 veterinarians to be able to enter NZ

Hon Kris Fafooi, Minister of Immigration, announced exceptions for up to 30 veterinarians to be able to enter the country.

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NZVA member fees established for 2021

The new inclusive membership model is one of the final pieces of the puzzle in our NZVA Change Project and we are pleased to be able to bring this to you in 2021.

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COVID-19 and pets update

With the re-emergence of COVID-19 in our community, we thought it worth updating you about what we know about animals and COVID-19.

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New Code of Practice for Veterinary Radiation

The Office of Radiation Safety (ORS) released the new Code of Practice for Veterinary Radiation (ORS C9), which came into effect on 31st July 2020.

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Increase in cases of Salmonella Bovismorbificans: please complete laboratory sample submission forms

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has noticed an increase in the reported incidence of Salmonellosis in livestock since 2015, most notably involving the serotype Bovismorbificans.

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Transport certification: important updates

We've had a few important things pop up about certifying livestock for transport recently. Are you referring to the latest advice?

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97th Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Board elections

The NZVA Board have set the date for the 97th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the New Zealand Veterinary Association. 

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