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NZ animal protection ranking downgraded

March 16th, 2020

World Animal Protection (WAP) has downgraded New Zealand’s animal protection ranking. The international non-profit animal welfare organisation reduced New Zealand’s ranking from an ‘A’, awarded in 2014, to a ‘C’ in its latest report. WAP says the downgrade is primarily due to the Government’s lack of legislation outlawing cruel practices.

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