Posts Tagged ‘pigs’

Ministry lies about animal abuse.

Written By: - Date published: 9:06 am, December 5th, 2014 - 97 comments

Earlier this year Farmwatch investigated pig farming in New Zealand. We filmed horrific conditions and animal cruelty on several farms in Auckland and Christchurch. On one farm workers kicked and stomped on piglets. They beat a sow to death with a sledgehammer. It took more than an hour to kill her. Sunday, TVNZ’s weekend current […]

Pigs, kiwis… and a king!

Written By: - Date published: 12:23 am, June 22nd, 2009 - 5 comments

From SAFE: Join Mike King, one of New Zealand’s leading comedians and pig campaigners, launch an exciting new pig-friendly initiative to help end pig suffering in New Zealand. Mike King has become the country’s most notable ambassador against pig crates. Hear how he went from the ‘King of Pork’ to a champion for pigs. Hosted […]

Pork Board desperation and farm tour success

Written By: - Date published: 7:06 am, June 5th, 2009 - 14 comments

Animal Liberation Aotearoa (ALA) have for the past year or so been running a series of farm tours, taking members of the public onto factory farms to see for themselves how they work. They do these openly and in broad daylight, accepting the possible risk of minor criminal charges that may result (though thus far none have).

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