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Tuesday, 27 June 2017
Taking time out »
VetScript Editor's pick - June 2017 Extended career breaks for family or travel were once seen as detrimental to re-e...
Monday, 26 June 2017
Bayer NZ launch new training portal »
Bayer New Zealand has launched VetSpace ( http://vetspace.co.nz ), a new training portal that provides a range of online t...
Tuesday, 6 June 2017
NZ to host 2020 World Veterinary Association Congress »
New Zealand has won the bid to host the 2020 World Veterinary Association’s 36th congress. The exact date of the conf...
Monday, 5 June 2017
The tuk-tuk Treatment »
VetScript Editor's pick - June 2017 In her Cambodian practice, New Zealand veterinarian Trish Johansen treats everyt...
Sunday, 4 June 2017
Leptospira shedding in dairy herds: new findings »
Research by Cord Heuer , Yuni Yupiana , Julie Collins-Emerson , Jackie Benschop , Jenny Weston , David Wilkinson ,...
Friday, 26 May 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
When beauty is pain »
Brachycephalic dogs are wonderful companions, but they do have special needs and many health problems, with some dogs mor...
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Fitness for transport app launched »
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has launched a mobile app that helps farmers, transporters, stock agents and vet...
Wednesday, 17 May 2017
NZVA Chief Veterinary Officer wanted »
Help the veterinary profession to positively influence the collective wellbeing of animals, people and our environment so...
Sunday, 7 May 2017
Funding grants for women's leadership development »
Women and Leadership New Zealand (WLNZ) is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leader...
Tuesday, 2 May 2017
Part-time payback »
VetScript Editor's Pick - May 2017 In this article Matt Philp investigates why flexibility around working hours is bei...
Monday, 1 May 2017
Chewing the fat about animal nutrition »
VetScript Editor's Pick - May 2017 This article summarises the final Q&A session of a recent nutrition symposium h...
Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Why #WeLoveOurVet »
To celebrate World Veterinary Day on Saturday 29 April we asked people to share the reasons why they love their vet using...
Monday, 3 April 2017
A valued member of the team »
VetScript Editor's choice (April 2017) The days of the New Zealand veterinary nurse being regarded as ‘just a nurse’...
Monday, 3 April 2017
A deathly silence »
VetScript Editor's choice (April 2017) When a proposed study on the care of livestock prior to slaughter met with...
Sunday, 2 April 2017
Nominations to the NZVA Board open now »
Have you got what it takes to govern and unite? Nominations for the NZVA Board are open now and close on 25 May 2017....
Saturday, 18 March 2017
Pop-up penguin hospital a huge success »
Congratulations to wildlife veterinarian Lisa Argilla (our Wildlife Society branch president) and the team at the pop-up p...
Sunday, 12 March 2017
Wanted: Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarian of the Year »
The Society of Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarians is on the hunt for the Sheep and Beef Cattle Veterinarian of the Year –...
Sunday, 12 March 2017
March for Science, 22 April »
Kiwi scientists will join the global March for Science movement, on 22 April, 2017, Earth Day. The main March for Sci...
Monday, 6 March 2017
Race to the finish »
Three days, 13 hours and 20 minutes of adventure racing on roughly five hours sleep secured the win for veterinarians Anth...
Sunday, 5 March 2017
Antimicrobial use and resistance in New Zealand - NZVJ special issue »
The New Zealand Veterinary Journal (NZVJ), the NZVA’s international peer-reviewed journal, has a special issue out now f...
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...

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