National: Matt Doocey proposes legislation to protect Police Dogs

National: Matt Doocey proposes legislation to protect Police Dogs

National MP Matt Doocey is planning to better protect Police Dogs at the frontline with tougher penalties under newly proposed legislation. The penalties proposed would extend the penalty to a maximum of five years in jail compared to the current system which at a maximum penalty for any intentional killing of...

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SPCA calls for Government to ban exporting of live Farm Animals

SPCA calls for Government to ban exporting of live Farm Animals

SPCA New Zealand is calling for the Government to put an end to exporting live animals by sea. An impending Cabinet decision on the future of live export trades is set to discuss the implications of the dangers and regulations surrounding animals' safety being exported. Chief Executive Andrea Midgen says...

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Five transported to Dunedin Hospital after boat capsizes, Otago

Five transported to Dunedin Hospital after boat capsizes, Otago

Emergency services were called to reports that a small boat had capsized near Taieri Mouth in Dunedin. Local jet skiers and surfers brought five people back to shore, where first aid was initially provided. The incident happened at around 1 pm this afternoon, which resulted in five people being transported...

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