Celebrations as Tegel mega factory scrapped by Overseas Investment Office

The Overseas Investment Office (OIO) has scrapped Tegel’s plans to buy 200 hectares of land at Arapohue, near Dargaville. This year, animal advocacy group Direct Animal Action has campaigned alongside Kaipara locals and the Kāpehu Marae to stop the proposed Tegel mega chicken factory. “We’re absolutely ecstatic about this victory!” said Deirdre Sims, spokesperson for…

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September Workshop: All Oppression is Connected with Mengzhu Fu

We are excited to announce this month’s workshop facilitator Tāmaki-Makaurau activist Mengzhu Fu. Through interactive discussion, Mengzhu will help us to explore the links between speciesism, racism and colonialism in Aotearoa. Mengzhu is a 1.5 generation Chinese feminist based in Tāmaki-Makaurau and has been involved for over 10 years in animal rights and various social…

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Protest at Tegel a massive success!

Yesterday over 90 people stood together outside Tegel’s headquarters in Auckland. The diverse crowd included members of Direct Animal Action, Kaipara District locals and members of Kapehu Marae. We came together to tell Tegel that they have no respect for the animals, the environment, Kapehu or Kaipara. No-one wants their cruel and stinky 9 million…

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