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Posts Tagged ‘ SPCA ’

WATCH: Kitten season takes over SPCA in Wellington

Jul 3rd, 2018 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kitten season in Wellington is ending, which causes a bigger demand for foster careers



PHOTO ESSAY: An afternoon with the vet at the Wellington SPCA

Mar 21st, 2018 | By | Category: News, Picture story

Journalist SARAH McMULLAN swapped her headphones and microphone for a surgical cap and a camera, and spent the afternoon with the SPCA Wellington’s surgical team.



Pets suffering as the summer heatwave continues

Jan 31st, 2018 | By | Category: Radio News

The SPCA are warning people to take extra care of their pets during this hot summer as they continue to see cases of animal injuries as a result of the hot weather.



Free microchipping proves popular in Wellington

Dec 1st, 2017 | By | Category: Radio News



PHOTO ESSAY: A day in the life of an SPCA volunteer

Nov 21st, 2017 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Picture story

The SPCA of Wellington survives on volunteer help. LAURA WILTSHIRE visited and documented some of their work.



Archive photo captures SPCA encounter that changed a life

Nov 10th, 2017 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Picture story

SPCA annual appeal time, and Sarah McMullan tracked down a boy in 1955 photo



More to SPCA than cat and dog adoptions

May 17th, 2017 | By | Category: Multimedia, News, Picture story, Top Picture

ANGELA REID visits the people and animals behind the Newtown SPCA.



Cat owners cash in on SPCA chips

Nov 11th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

Moggli is chipped and ready to be adopted at the SPCA, which has been in the middle of a microchipping and desexing frenzy thanks to a big discount. SHAR DAVIS reports.



Blind leading the blind to the White House

Nov 9th, 2016 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Most Popular, News, Top Picture

NewsWire has made it into the famous Washington Post website, thanks to blind cat Murdock picking the US election winner.



WATCH: Animals help stressed students

Jun 7th, 2016 | By | Category: Latest News, Multimedia, News, Picture story

Baby animals ease exam nerves in students ease exam stress at Victoria University.



Behind the scenes of the SPCA

May 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Article, Features, Front Page Layout, Multimedia, Student Features

WATCH: The Newswire team goes behind the scenes of the Wellington SPCA’s new centre in Mt Victoria.



People urged not to forget their furry friends in quake panic

Jul 26th, 2013 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

SPCA reccommends micro-chipping to make spooked animals easier to find.



Rise in animal abuse sign of the times, says Wellington SPCA

Nov 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Lead Story

The city’s SPCA is highlighting animal cruelty during its annual Paws Appeal, reports LAURA MacDONALD

It says rising numbers of animal abuse cases are a sign of the times, and disappointing for the charity.



WCC culls feral goats to preserve environment

Sep 28th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

Public condemns rotting carcasses policy as: ‘sense of brutality’.



Sugar wins out over protein for good cause

Sep 8th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

SPCA hopes cupcake drive raised at least $35,000.



Kids’ enterprise helps Kapiti Coast animals

Jul 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Paraparaumu children raise almost $200 for SPCA .



Monty can sleep a wink now he’s got new home

Sep 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

The one-eyed kitten has found a new family in Wadestown.



Cruelty free cat-walk will help stray felines

Aug 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Models strut their stuff for Wellington cat colonies.



Animals get in first with Footrot Flats film

Aug 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Digitially remastered classic raises money for SPCA



Chch igloo auction has a happy ending…of sorts

Aug 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Top bid of $320 goes to SPCA, but then…disaster.



Cool, cool auction to raise money for SPCA

Jul 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Canterbury igloo auctioned for charity on Trade Me.



Monty’s got his eye out for a new home

Jul 6th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

SPCA adopt-a-cat scheme hits Wellington’s suburbs.



Chch animal welfare centres full after quake

Feb 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Dogs are forgotten victims of Christchurch quake.



SPCA adopts out hundreds more pets

Nov 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Innovative marketing see big rise in adoptions jump by hundreds.



People use Trade Me to find quake pets

Sep 6th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Chch pet-lovers hope site will help recover lost animals.



Wellington SPCA marks 125 animal years

Apr 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News, Uncategorized

Open day to celebrate last year at old Newtown centre



World record-breaking students say ‘I CAN’

Jun 30th, 2009 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

City students break Guinness can structure world record.