Kōrero: Rural services

Campaigning against microchipping

Campaigning against microchipping

Plans to make microchipping of all dogs compulsory in the early 2000s met with strong resistance from farmers, many of whom had a number of working dogs. Stew Wadey, Waikato Federated Farmers senior vice-president, dressed in costume to present an anti-microchipping petition at Parliament in 2006. As a result of the campaign, farm dogs were exempted from microchipping.

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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Mark Mitchell

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural services - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/18540/campaigning-against-microchipping (accessed 5 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Nancy Swarbrick, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008