News and Publications

Monday, 05 Mar 2018
The SPCA List of Shame has been released today, highlighting 11 of the most shameful cases of animal cruelty in 2017. The list includes a five year... more
Tuesday, 19 Dec 2017
A huge thank you to Black Dog Brew Co., St Johns Bar & Restaurant for hosting such a fantastic event on Saturday. Black Dog Brew Co. brewed a... more
Friday, 15 Dec 2017
As we enter into the hot summer months, it is important to remember that this season can present some challenges and problems to your animals. Here... more
Friday, 15 Dec 2017
It's hard to believe it's that time of the year again.  For the SPCA, Christmas time means kitten season, so we're preparing for an influx of... more
Monday, 04 Dec 2017
  As Wellington SPCA  is now part of the new National  structure, the previous Wellington SPCA Board made the decision not to produce an official... more
Sunday, 05 Nov 2017
SPCA’s List of Shame reveals shameful animal cruelty across New Zealand A Labrador-cross who was tied up for weeks, and left to suffer from the... more
Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017
Remember, remember the fifth of November- it’s Guy Fawkes and time to take extra care of your furry companions. While most humans enjoy the... more
Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW AND HOW YOU CAN HELP. The Royal New Zealand SPCA  is delighted to announce the partial re-opening of the animal care and... more
Monday, 09 Oct 2017
This is an exciting time for the SPCA in New Zealand, with delegates having voted at the RNZSPCA AGM in June to form one national organisation from... more
Thursday, 21 Sep 2017
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Thursday, 21 Sep 2017
This is an exciting time for the SPCA in New Zealand, with delegates having voted at the RNZSPCA AGM in June to form one national organisation from... more
Friday, 15 Sep 2017
The SPCA's National Rescue Unit (SPCA NRU), based out of Wellington SPCA, is made up of specially qualified emergency response volunteers who rescue... more
Friday, 15 Sep 2017
Wellington SPCA has a new pet food partner! Purina, the national SPCA food sponsor, provides over 80,000 kgs of food for kittens, cats, puppies... more
Friday, 15 Sep 2017
In June 2017, the Minister of Civil Defence released his Terms of Reference for a review of civil defence operational and legislative mechanisms.... more
Friday, 15 Sep 2017
Fledgling birds are one of the most common wildlife to be mistaken for injured or ill animals. These baby birds have flown down from their nests, but... more
Friday, 15 Sep 2017
Gin traps are devices that inflict horrific pain and suffering on the animals trapped by them. They are restricted under the Animal Welfare Act... more
Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017
If you are considering adopting a new furry friend, be sure to visit us as we have lots of animals in need of loving homes, and staff who are happy... more
Tuesday, 05 Sep 2017
Over 1,000 snipped and chipped in Wairarapa! The SPCA is excited by how the Wairarapa community has embraced the recent Snip’n’Chip campaign for... more
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
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