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NZVA news
Wednesday, 4 April 2018
Flex yourself »
VetScript Editor's pick - April 2018 Veterinary practices are finding they need to provide more flexible working cond...
Tuesday, 3 April 2018
Getting down to business »
VetScript Editor's pick - April 2018 New veterinary graduates are often criticised for lacking business sense, but...
Tuesday, 3 April 2018
Leptospirosis in dogs »
VetScript Editor's pick - April 2018 Leptospirosis in dogs: is infection increasing, and is there a need to con...
Wednesday, 28 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Every puppy owner's worst nightmare »
VetScript Editor's pick - March 2018 The day that Rebecca Whitehorse bought a British Bulldog puppy from a then-DogsN...
Wednesday, 28 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fit for purpose »
VetScript Editor's pick - March 2018 Small or large, workplaces must now consider the mental and physical wellbeing o...
Monday, 19 February 2018
Board nominations open now »
Have you got what it takes to govern and unite? Nominations for the NZVA Board open now and close on 20 April 2018....
Tuesday, 6 February 2018
A stitch in time »
VetScript Editor's pick - February 2018 Confronted by consistent examples of avoidable diseases and other conditions a...
Tuesday, 6 February 2018
A horse is a horse »
VetScript Editor's pick - February 2018 The rise of the lifestyle block and the decline of the racing industry are amo...
Tuesday, 23 January 2018
Defence and pretence »
VetScript Editor's pick - December 2017 Organisational and health sociologist Andrew Dickson of Massey University’s S...
Thursday, 7 December 2017
Hooch for the Pooch »
VetScript Editor's pick - December 2017 They make innovative, award-winning beers and now the clever brewers at Welli...
Sunday, 12 November 2017
Being an NZVA member - priceless »
  New NZVA Chief Veterinary Officer Helen Beattie comes clean, and makes a strong argument for the benefits of assoc...
Sunday, 5 November 2017
The rise and rise of large animal veterinary technicians »
VetScript Editor's pick: November 2017 ‘Vet techs’ have long done important, if sometimes unacknowledged, work in ve...
Sunday, 5 November 2017
Fit for a king »
VetScript Editor's pick: November 2017 Sheep milking is on the increase in New Zealand as dietary and rural land use...
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...

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