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NZVA news
Wednesday, 4 October 2017
Come and work at the NZVA »
We are welcoming applications for the role of Membership Engagement Coordinator to continue our work in making the NZVA th...
Tuesday, 3 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
A good southern man »
VetScript Editor’s pick: October 2017 Jacqui Gibson meets Andrew Roe, Southland veterinarian and winner of the A...
Tuesday, 3 October 2017
A new breed »
VetScript Editor’s pick: October 2017 This year, Massey University implemented a new approach to selecting veterinary...
Tuesday, 3 October 2017
The power of a word »
VetScript Editor's pick - October 2017 In July the NZVA released its position statement defining the word ‘sentient’...
Monday, 18 September 2017
NZVA awards: nominations open »
Part of being a proud and successful profession is acknowledging and celebrating the contributions of others. The NZV...
Monday, 11 September 2017
Balancing act »
VetScript Editor's pick - September 2017 A revised version of what is arguably the NZVA’s most contentious policy was...
Monday, 4 September 2017
Caring for the Kaimanawa »
VetScript Editor's pick - September 2017 A large muster of the Kaimanawa wild horses is likely next year, and veteri...
Wednesday, 30 August 2017
Meet our new president »
VetScript Editor's pick: September 2017 Peter Blaikie wanted to be a farmer, but one thing led to another and now th...
Tuesday, 15 August 2017
Wages and salaries benchmarking survey good for business »
The MPV Wages and Salaries benchmarking survey is coming up soon. Don't miss this opportunity to benchmark wages and salar...
Tuesday, 1 August 2017
A victory for common sense »
VetScript Editor's pick - August Veterinary and farming groups have welcomed WorkSafe’s decision to allow veterinaria...
Tuesday, 1 August 2017
The bionic farmer »
VetScript Editor's pick - August More than ever, dairy farmers are turning to technology to aid their everyday animal...
Tuesday, 25 July 2017
Veterinarians helping farmers in response to Mycoplasma bovis »
The New Zealand Veterinary Association (NZVA) is supporting veterinarians to help farmers respond to the detection of Myco...
Wednesday, 5 July 2017
Standing out for science »
VetScript Editor's pick - July 2017 When she’s not in the lab searching for new antibiotics, Dr Siouxsie Wiles can be...
Monday, 3 July 2017
Wellbeing and work life balance is critical in the veterinary profession »
You might have seen some news articles in the media around a job advertisement that was in our classified section online....
Sunday, 2 July 2017
A hidden trauma »
VetScript Editor's pick - July 2017 Brain injuries can leave veterinarians and veterinary workers outwardly unmarked...
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...
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...

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