Remember Gareth Morgan calling your cat a natural born killer ...
We have been calling for cat management for some time ...
It’s a result that might surprise many in New Zealand. ...
As our rivers have been getting murkier over the past ...
The capital’s cats are cavorting through Wellington properties at a rate of 49 million trespasses a year, according to a new study by anti-cat campaigner Gareth Morgan. Island Bay and the rest of the Southern Ward turned out to be cat central with properties in the southern suburbs recording a “staggering”; average of four visits […]
Remember Gareth Morgan calling your cat a natural born killer or Zealandia a pet food factory? Well, he’s not backing down on his campaign to rid or restrain cats. He wanted to prove that your property is visited by lots of cats, so he planted cameras in 40 properties in Wellington and came up with […]
We have been calling for cat management for some time – for cat owners to be responsible for their cats and the Council to step up and take responsibility for unowned cats. Many people think it is currently the SPCA’s job to deal with unowned ‘stray’ cats – this is the reason why some people […]
It’s a result that might surprise many in New Zealand. Good ol’ Godzone is actually getting something right. Despite being a relatively poor member of the moderately rich country club, on a global scale we’re best overall at achieving three things: meeting the basic needs of our population, providing the ‘foundations for wellbeing’ ( things […]
Katherine Rich’s opinion piece on sugar (Look at lifestyle, not just sugar, Mar 24) is what you’d expect from a lobbyist for Big Food. She’s about as credible as the cigarette lobby was before the public finally silenced it with scorn. Let’s first focus on where Rich is correct. Our dietary ills are not all […]
We have lots of water relative to our population but has that made us blasé about how we manage our water resources? Do we squander it in terms of how much we use, how we use it and abuse it? The OECD has compiled a number of interesting statistics comparing countries’ water resources, use and […]
This might sound a little strange, but we are worried about cats. Not just the damage they do to our wildlife, but their own welfare too. That is another reason why we want to talk about managing cats. Cat management is not only better for native wildlife, property owners, and those concerned about their family’s […]
As our rivers have been getting murkier over the past few years, the quality of public information has been heading in the same direction. That has all changed with the launch of Land, Air and Water Aotearoa (LAWA). LAWA is a brave move by Local Authorities, and one that should be applauded. It lays open […]
Wellington wildlife refuge Zealandia will become little more than a “cat food factory” unless something is done about wandering felines, the Wellington City Council has been told. Hearings began today for submissions into the council’s draft annual plan, with philanthropist and anti-cat campaigner Gareth Morgan among the first to address councillors. He urged the council […]
Last Wednesday night on the Paul Henry Show, a rather prickly issue was raised when reporter Jesse Peach crossed live to Victoria University’s student pub where Students are being invited to take dead rats to the university’s science lab to exchange it for beer tokens*. The full cross can be watched here. Two young ‘conservationists’ revealed […]