Animal Jobs New Zealand 

Animal Jobs New Zealand: Want to work with animals in New Zealand? Here are a few organisations offering vacancies. 


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Biosecurity New Zealand is a division of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF). The mission statement is: “Be vigilant and protect those things which quintessentially define us as a nation – which make our country and our spirit unique and special in the world”.

Greenpeace New Zealand stands for positive change through action. Greenpeace use high-profile, non-violent direct action, research, lobbying, and quiet diplomacy to pursue our goals and raise the level and quality of public debate as the catalyst for change.

Karori Wildlife Sanctuary, New Zealand is a not-for-profit community-led organisation with an extraordinary 500 year vision: to restore a corner of mainland New Zealand as closely as possible to the way it was ‘the day before humans arrived’.

New Zealand SPCA Provides a shelter for animals requiring care and attention and promotes a humane understanding of all animals by influencing the public perception of animals through education and example, seeking the active and financial support of the public to assist in the accomplishment of these undertakings and providing leadership in the lobbying of effective legislation to prevent cruelty to all animals.

SPCA Wellington is an animal welfare charity consisting of two animals shelters. These are located in Newtown and Kapiti. Lost, injured, neglected and unwanted animals are treated and re-homed from the Newtown and Kapiti shelters.

World Wildife Fund (WWF) NZ WWF-New Zealand with the help of the Tindall Foundation, supports groups around the country who are taking action for their environment through habitat protection projects. They have a list of some of those projects on their website.

WSPA (New Zealand) (http://www.worldanimalprotection.org.au/): works with hundreds of member societies worldwide to raise the standard of international animal welfare. Their vision is a world where animal welfare matters and animal cruelty ends. They expose animal abuse and enforcing stronger laws. WSPA’s Animal Rescue Teams work to save abandoned or neglected animals or those stricken by disasters.

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