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Budget 2020 and the amazing world of fish with Jonathan Balcombe

May 25th, 2020
On today’s show, we chat with internationally renown biologist Jonathan Balcombe about fish behaviour, sentience, and the state of aquatic life in 2020. It turns out fish are pretty amazing, and there’s a lot you probably don’t know about them. And the

Greyhound racing, animal cruelty in isolation, and animal law with Danielle Duffield

May 12th, 2020
In this episode, we speak to Danielle Duffield, co-founder of the New Zealand Animal Law association about New Zealand’s animal welfare laws. Greyhound racing has restarted under alert level 3, and fast food faces unprecedented demand at drive-throughs. B

Animals in captivity, live export, and human animal relationships with Dr. Nik Taylor

April 28th, 2020
Wild animals are doing it tough in cages, both in New Zealand and abroad, and on Netflix it seems. We speak to Dr. Nik Taylor about animal human relationships, oppression, violence, and how these intertwine and play a role in our society. And Taranaki loc

Justice for pigs, and a conversation with Gareth Hughes

April 14th, 2020
New Zealand meat producers have been pushing for butchers to re-open, potentially risking the success of the COVID-19 lockdown. Will also speaks to Green MP Gareth Hughes about our animal welfare laws, regulations and enforcement, and his journey as New Z

How to launch a podcast during a pandemic

March 31st, 2020
In this debut episode, Will discusses the current state of affairs for New Zealand while the country faces off with COVID-19. He speaks with SAFE Chief Executive Officer Debra Ashton about the state of animal rights in New Zealand and the role that intens
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