Mid Northern Rodeo Protest 2019

We stood strong for rodeo animals outside the 2019 Mid Northern Rodeo in Whangarei despite verbal abuse and heckling we received from rodeo cowboys. We want Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to follow through on Labour’s pre-election promises to ban to worst aspects of rodeo.

Warkworth Rodeo Protest 2019

We saw in 2019 protesting outside the Warkworth Rodeo for the fourth year in a row. We’re sick of seeing animals dying for entertainment at rodeos. Enough is enough, we want the Labour-led Government to ban rodeo. Photography by Chris Huriwai.

A look behind Tegel’s closed doors

We wanted to show New Zealand what goes on behind the closed doors of Tegel’s farms. The animal suffering we witnessed shocked us. Tegel want to build a mega chicken farm that will raise and slaughter 9 milliion chickens a year.

What does ‘colony laid’ mean?

DAA recently took a closer look at a colony cage factory farm under construction. While colony cages aren’t the next ‘big thing’ the egg industry thought they’d be, many are still being installed around NZ.

Whangarei Rodeo Protest 2017

Direct Animal Action joined Whangarei locals to peacefully protest the Mid Northern Rodeo and urge the public to boycott the event. It was a beautiful sunny day and so fabulous to stand up for the animals with a 40 strong group of caring individuals.