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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
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017
Looking after animals creates a lot of laundry! Did you know that every year we go through over 450kgs of laundry powder to wash towels, blankets... more
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017
   A Masterton man who caused a neighbour’s cat to die while hanging by its leg in a leg-hold trap has been sentenced in the... more
Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017
Please note : Our desexing caravan offer in Porirua is now finished. Wellington SPCA in conjunction with Porirua Animal Management’s... more
Monday, 20 Feb 2017
What a day! Congratulations and a huge thank you to our amazing Round the Bays team who ran/walked/hopped/skipped raising funds for the... more
Thursday, 16 Feb 2017
  Reggie arrived into our Newtown Centre from Wellington Animal Control in January, surrendered by his owner after they received a barking... more
Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017
Nine year old Florence loves animals, especially dogs and has chosen to run for the animals in Cigna Round The Bays this Sunday. She will be... more
Monday, 13 Feb 2017
  Rosie was brought in to our Waikanae Centre on New Year’s day, one of ten pre-arranged surrendered cats. From the beginning Rosie was... more
Wednesday, 11 Jan 2017
A shag with a fishing hook in its eye had to be netted by SPCA National Rescue Unit on Wellington Harbour, and taken to Wellington Zoo for... more
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