Browse our latest news and work on animal protection across Oceania.
March 23, 2015
Miss Universe New Zealand & Animal Groups Take 90,000 Signatures to Parliament Calling for Cosmetics Animal Testing Ban
Miss Universe New Zealand, Rachel Millns, and international model Anna-Lisa Christiane, joined with animal campaigners at Parliament today to present more than 90,000 signatures calling for a ban on animal testing for cosmetics.
March 17, 2015
A host of Kiwi music stars are lining up to add their voice to the #BeCrueltyFree New Zealand campaign for a ban on cruel and outdated animal testing for cosmetics such as mascara and shampoo.
February 11, 2015
#BeCrueltyFree New Zealand and MP Mojo Mathers Celebrate New United Effort to Ban Cruel Cosmetics Animal Testing
Animal advocates from the #BeCrueltyFree New Zealand campaign joined Green Party MP Mojo Mathers in celebrating a renewed effort to see cosmetics animal testing banned in New Zealand.
December 1, 2014
The Australian Senate passed a motion in support of ending cruel animal testing for cosmetics. The motion was drafted following discussions with #BeCrueltyFree Australia.
November 17, 2014
New Zealand singer-songwriter Anna Coddington is the latest Kiwi star to join the #BeCrueltyFree campaign for a ban on testing cosmetics on animals.
September 5, 2014
Rock guitar legend and founder of the Save Me Trust, Brian May, took time out from his Queen tour in Auckland, to urge New Zealand to help end the suffering of animals used to test cosmetics such as shampoo and mascara.
August 26, 2014
More than 30 cosmetics companies from across Australia wrote an open letter to Health Minister Peter Dutton urging him to support a national ban on animal testing for cosmetics and the sale of cosmetics animal-tested abroad.
August 20, 2014
The New Zealand Anti-Vivisection Society and Helping You Help Animals have joined forces with HSI to bring more campaign power to Be Cruelty-Free which aims to ban animal testing of cosmetics in New Zealand.
August 11, 2014
Sam Bunkall from TVNZ’s Shortland Street wants New Zealand to play its part in ending the global suffering of animals used to test cosmetics by introducing a complete test and sales ban.
July 21, 2014
Australia’s Be Cruelty-Free campaign urged citizens to participate in a Labor Party public consultation on animal testing for cosmetics.