News and Publications

Wednesday, 26 Jul 2017
The SPCA is encouraging Kiwis across the country to get their paws messy in the kitchen for this year’s SPCA Cupcake Day. The annual fundraiser... more
Friday, 21 Jul 2017
Last month our puppies visited The Royal New Zealand Ballet for a cuddle and play.  This was an enjoyable break for the staff and dancers, as... more
Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017
We were so privileged to have Dr Jane Goodall visit us on the 28th June and meet the staff and animals. Dr Jane Goodall loves animals. She is a... more
Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017
Introducing Basil, six months old, super-friendly and super special! Little Basil has had a tough ride. He was already showing signs of cat... more
Monday, 17 Jul 2017
Secret Paws Society 2017 on the 20th June was an incredible night. Proceeds on the night  have reached over $30,000, supporting animals in need... more
Monday, 10 Jul 2017
Check out our Animal Liaison and Community Engagement Manager, Nicholas Taylor’s recent interview as part of a series of teacher resources... more
Monday, 10 Jul 2017
Puppies! We currently have 11 puppies, and 22 are in foster care.  497 puppies and dogs have been adopted from June 2016 to June 2017! Help... more
Monday, 03 Jul 2017
  Wellington SPCA is delighted to have run snip’n’chip in the Wairarapa, thanks to the support of New Zealand Companion Animal... more
Monday, 19 Jun 2017
Media Release 19 June 2017 At the RNZSPCA Annual General Meeting on Saturday 17 June, SPCA delegates from around the country including Wairarapa... more
Monday, 19 Jun 2017
Media Release 19 June 2017 At the RNZSPCA Annual General Meeting on Saturday 17 June, SPCA delegates from around the country including Wellington... more
Friday, 26 May 2017
The SPCA is seeking information from the community in relation to four animal welfare cases currently under investigation in the Wairarapa... more
Friday, 26 May 2017
Inspector and NRU Rescue Technician Gina received a call this afternoon by a distraught member of public, who'd discovered a distressed and... more
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
  For the last few years, Rimutaka Prison’s Unit 8 has undertaken the arduous task of building items for our animals. These items are... more
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
  The call came at 4pm on a cold afternoon. Fire system auditor Russell Ashley was finishing up for the week. Over the hill at the SPCA,... more
Friday, 28 Apr 2017
Wellington SPCA in collaboration with Wellington City Council are offering free microchipping sessions for felines every Saturday in May 2017.... more
Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017
Sunshine, family, friends... and chocolate! Thank you so much to everyone who came along to our easter egg hunt on Saturday. What a turn... more
Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017
  Angel's story begins when Tracy, an animal lover just like you, had an ordinary day that turned extraordinary. She found Angel in her... more
Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017
  Our SPCA team has been working overtime in Edgecumbe to save animals that have been separated from their owners and trapped by flood... more
Thursday, 16 Mar 2017
Lifelong Wellington SPCA volunteer, generous benefactor, lawyer, patent attorney, humanitarian, the late Margaret Douas was the driving force... more
Monday, 06 Mar 2017
Sarah, an SPCA canine team member wrote a letter about Madison, a small 3 week old puppy who was found in desperate need of our help. Here... more
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