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Political shenanigans over the bill to ban live export

May 11th, 2022
Greyhound racing is facing a new scandal, following revelations made by Newshub that indicate potential neglect and mistreatment at a kennel belonging to one of the industry’s most prolific trainers. The ban on live export faced a small bump in the r

Kōrero with Abigail Penny, Animal Equality UK Executive Director

April 28th, 2022
Today on the show I’m chatting with Abigail Penny, the UK Executive Director at Animal Equality. Animal Equality is an international animal protection organisation, and they’re most well known for their undercover investigations. Those investigations

NZ officials at IPCC summit, shockingly, missed the point

April 12th, 2022
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released its latest report, and it’s not great. We have a lot to do. But New Zealand officials successfully lobbied against the use of plant-based terminology, which begs the question, did our officials mi

Live pig delivery market exposed

March 9th, 2022
Live pigs delivered to your door. That’s what some businesses are offering in the Auckland and Waikato regions. The advice these businesses are giving to kill these pigs is illegal though, and bears an airy resemblance to a British TV ad that many conside

Kōrero with Christine Dorchak, GREY2K USA Worldwide

February 22nd, 2022
Christine Dorchak is the President and General Counsel at GREY2K USA Worldwide, a non-profit committed to protecting greyhounds and working to end the cruelty of dog racing.

Kōrero with Daisy Lab’s Irina Miller

February 9th, 2022
Today on the show I’m chatting with Irina Miller, Daisy Lab’s co-found and CEO. We’ve talked about Daisy Lab before in episode 53. They’re a food technology start up based right here in Aotearoa, that seeks to use precision fermentation to make dairy prod

2022 a bleak start for horses in the racing industry

January 25th, 2022
Horse racing has managed to avoid much of the scrutiny that greyhound racing faced in 2021, but a string of recent incidents show that the horse racing industry isn’t without its faults either. And a last minute shipment from Timaru rounded out a bump

Almost 200,000 chickens killed – we now have answers, but no accountability

December 13th, 2021
Two years on from a power outage that lead to the deaths of almost 200,000 chickens, and we finally have some answers. But despite answers, we still have no accountability. And the Animal Welfare Amendment Bill that will prohibit live exports by sea i

Guy Fawkes and horse racing, more of a fizzle than a bang

November 10th, 2021
Guy Fawkes has come and gone, but you’d be forgiven for missing it. The exit of The Warehouse from the fireworks market and supply chain issues has meant smaller retailers have struggled to meet demand. And the most recent New Zealand Trotting Cup in C

Precision fermentation set to turn NZ’s dairy industry upside down

November 23rd, 2021
A new Kiwi startup is raising funds to employ more researches on their quest to bring new dairy products to the market, but without milking a single cow. And COVID-19 is wrecking havoc on the events industry, but there’s a silver lining. It’s wrecking

Kōrero with Chris Huriwai and Amy Taylor

November 4th, 2021
Today Will chats with Chris Huriwai and Amy Taylor, who are set to release their brand new documentary this weekend, Milked.

Kōrero with Lynn Tan, Animal Advocacy Africa

October 27th, 2021
Over the last six months, Lynn Tan has conducted research to understand the most pressing problems faced by African animal advocates and what could be done to solve them.

An open letter to the Agriculture Minister

October 18th, 2021
This week, SAFE published and open letter to the Agriculture Minister, signed by oer 250 veterinary professionals, who all want a ban on colony cages. And last week, SAFE launched a new campaign called ‘fishes belong in the sea’. This is a new area fo

The salmonella outbreak and greyhound racetrack woes

October 5th, 2021
The Greyhound racing industry has had a double blow in the last few weeks. One of it’s race tracks is facing closure, and another potential new track has failed to even get off the ground. And Aotearoa has been silently battling an outbreak of salmone
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