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Tuesday, 31 January 2017
Introducing Mark Ward: the NZVA's new CEO »
Mark Ward wants to expand the role and purpose of the veterinary profession. As seen in February VetScript, Bette Flagler...
Sunday, 11 December 2016
Season's greetings and happy holidays from the NZVA »
We would like to thank our members, volunteers, and stakeholders for all your hard work and support in 2016. It’s been...
Thursday, 8 December 2016
New chief executive for the New Zealand Veterinary Association »
Mark Ward has been appointed as the new chief executive of the New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA). Announcing th...
Monday, 14 November 2016
Earthquake update and support info »
Update: 18 November 2016   A decision has been made to move all NZVA national office staff out of the Wellington...
Monday, 7 November 2016
NZVA Awards - call for nominations »
  Part of being a proud and successful profession is acknowledging and celebrating the contributions of others....
Thursday, 4 August 2016
Wellington's cats will be safe and sound »
Wellington City Council’s stance on compulsory microchipping of cats has been applauded by the New Zealand Veterinary Asso...
Tuesday, 19 July 2016
NZVA 2016 Special Interest Branch Awards »
Congratulations are pouring in thick and fast for veterinarians winning awards for their outstanding contributions to thei...
Tuesday, 28 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Hawkes Bay veterinarian Harry Whiteside - the 2016 Sheep and Beef Veterinarian of the Year »
Congratulations are coming in thick and fast for Harry Whiteside of Vet Services Hawkes Bay (VSHB), Waipukurau, who last w...
Monday, 27 June 2016
NZVA award winners »
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is proud to recognise excellence within the veterinary profession and the lo...
Monday, 13 June 2016
NZVA Rodeo position statement »
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) has released it official position statement on rodeos today. Some of its hig...
Friday, 10 June 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
New regulations part of wider initiative to strengthen bobby calf welfare »
New regulations for the management and treatment of bobby calves announced today by the Bobby Calf Action Group (BCAG)* fo...
Sunday, 15 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
A toolkit to support dairy farmers and stakeholders »
Those among us who work on farms will know that dairy farmers are likely to experience financial and emotional stress duri...
Monday, 9 May 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Journal article: How does New Zealand antibiotic use compare with other countries? »
A new article was published in the New Zealand Veterinary Journal this week about the use of antibiotics for animals, both...
Friday, 11 December 2015
Milestone year for animal welfare »
Developing regulations to enforce the new Animal Welfare Amendment Act is well underway, with the veterinary profession ac...
Thursday, 19 November 2015
Growing antibiotic resistance an innovation opportunity for New Zealand »
A new report by PwC has found that addressing the growing resistance to antibiotics is an opportunity for New Zealand. Sci...
Monday, 28 September 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nationwide study to boost prevention of leptospriosis »
A nationwide dairy farm survey is under way as part of a project to evaluate the effectiveness of current vaccination prac...
Thursday, 10 September 2015
Vet student wins at Innovate Awards »
Third-year veterinary student Corey Regnerus’ aptitude for problem solving, and cutting edge innovation was recognised wit...
Wednesday, 10 June 2015
New Zealand veterinary students help Samoan dog control »
Massey University veterinary students travelled to Samoa recently to volunteer their time and expertise desexing village d...