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98th NZVA AGM: Annual report and proposed constitution changes available

The 98th Annual General Meeting of the New Zealand Veterinary Association will take place via zoom on 16 June 2021 at 5pm.

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Exclusive member benefit: NZVA Animal Welfare Hub!

We are excited to announce your latest NZVA member benefit, the Animal Welfare Hub! The Animal Welfare Hub has all the resources you need to keep yourself well informed about animal welfare science and to effectively lead conversations about animal welfare with clients.

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Retired Network Gathering – Wellington

A small group of Retired Network members met at the Foxglove Bar, Queens Wharf, Wellington on Wednesday 14 April. This was a chance for members to engage with new and old colleagues. Stories were told, memories revived, rumours dealt with and new contacts made.

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NZVA accepts live export ban is consistent with animal welfare science

The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is not surprised by the government’s decision to ban live exports by sea and believes the two- year transition period is pragmatic for businesses in the sector.

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1972 Reunion

A good turnout of 35 people enjoyed a memorable reunion at the end of March in Whanganui which was organised by Dave and Lorraine Taylor.

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1964/65 Reunion

Last month, a reunion of the veterinary students’ intake of 1964 and 1965 took place.

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Request for samples for molecular survey of the canine parvovirus 2 (CPV-2) in New Zealand

During 2021, MSD Animal Health and Massey University are collaborating on a parvovirus study: ‘A Molecular Survey of Canine Parvovirus 2 (CPV-2) in New Zealand’. The aim of this study is to estimate the relative prevalence of parvovirus subtypes in naturally infected New Zealand dogs.

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Theilera equi response

A declaration of New Zealand’s freedom from the equine blood disease Theilera equi was recently posted on the World Organisation for Animal Health’s (OIE) website.

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