Recently the Ministry for Primary Industries released a paper for public consultation entitled “Animal Welfare Matters”, designed to provide an overview of the future direction of animal welfare standards in New Zealand. Its release coincides with a review of the existing Animal Welfare Act 1999which will consider what changes in the Act are necessary to […]Read more "In LawNews: ‘The law weighs in on animal welfare matters’"
The New Zealand Herald ran an article about my Adopt a Negotiator fellowship. Unfortunately, it’s hardcopy only not online: Photo thanks to Zeb Stone of Oxfam NZ.Read more "Herald article: ‘Keeping a Weather Eye on the UN Climate Talks’"
It was great to talk to Radio New Zealand on behalf of the Human Rights Lawyers Association: A human rights lawyer is calling on iwi to be alert to proposed changes to the legislation covering the Exclusive Economic Zone – the area of sea from 12 to 200 nautical miles offshore. Ministers want the Environmental […]Read more "Radio New Zealand interview on offshore oil exploration"
Lawyers pro bono work obtains animal welfare conviction for SPCA Aaron Lloyd and David Tong of Minter Ellison Rudd Watts yesterday obtained a conviction on behalf of the Auckland branch of the SPCA as part of the firm’s commitment to pro bono work. The District Court at Manukau convicted Alison Freemantle-Pilkington, 57, of Papakura for […]Read more "Minter Ellison press release: Lawyers pro bono work obtains animal welfare conviction"