Press Centre

Wherever you are based, our global media and communications team will help you find the information you need.

World Animal Protection has been moving the world to protect animals since 1981. We are the world’s leading animal welfare charity, active in more than 50 countries across Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. World Animal Protection has consultative status at the United Nations and Council of Europe.

Media requests

Our media and communications team is here to respond to all media enquiries and can arrange comment and interviews with our campaign and policy experts, listed below. The team handles requests related to all animal protection issues in addition to the four areas of our work. These are:

Animals in communities – Including our work on dog population management, responsible pet ownership and working animals.

Animals in disasters – including all of our work to help governments and communities prepare for and respond to disasters.

Animals in farming – including animal welfare on farms, cage-free farming, humane slaughter, live exports, our resources for government officials and our work to create clever, kinder farms.

Animals in the wild – including our work on civet coffee, human-bear conflicts, human-elephant conflicts, Operation Charm, our Sea Change campaign, sea turtle farming and the wildlife trade.

New Zealand media contact

Bridget Vercoe
Country Director

World Animal Protection, New Zealand

Email: bridgetvercoe@worldanimalprotection
Phone: 021 448 949 or 09 309 3901