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Animal Welfare Awareness Group

President: Heather Scott

Vice President: Erin Wilson

Director: Karlette Fernandes

Secretary: Dylan Gray

Treasurer: Astrid Abbey

Events Coordinator: Kristy Chidgey


2015 Committee members to be decided at the AGM held at the beginning of Semester One.




Contact Email: 


Facebook Page: AWAG – Animal Welfare Awareness Group – Massey University 



Group Mission: “To provide non-judgemental support for people interested in animal welfare issues, and to promote positive change in animal welfare policy and practices through raising awareness, education and advocacy. This provides people with the opportunity to voice concerns and discuss solutions”.


Annual Events: 

  • AGM at the beginning of the year (date TBC) – this is where we will select the 2015 committee.

  • Guest speakers dicussing topics of current relevance, with a focus on animal welfare. We also try and have animals along to the talk too, where possible ☺  

  • Fundraising bakesales, where anyone can get involved by donating baking or helping to manage the stall. In 2014 we raised money and awareness for Kiwi Care Team and the Palmerston North SPCA. 


Plans for 2015 

  • Guest speaker discussions – topics TBC, but if you have any topics that you would like us to present then please let us know! ☺ 

  • Fundraising events 

  • Documentry/movie nights 

  • Club shirts


How to join:

  • Come and see us at our stall on Clubs Day! 

  • $10 to sign up for the year 

  • If you’re interested in being a part of the committee then come along to our AGM

  • For any more information, email us on

Ridge Runners Sled Dog Welfare Talk

Ridge Runners Sled Dog Welfare Talk

Ridge Runners Sled Dog Welfare Talk

Ridge Runners Sled Dog Welfare Talk

Drug-sniffing Dog Talk and Demo

Drug-sniffing Dog Talk and Demo

Charlie indicating the 'dealer'

Charlie indicating the 'dealer'

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