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Animal ethics in New Zealand schools

Information about Animal ethics in New Zealand schools This section gives a brief overview of ethics approval in schools to help decisions over whether or not approval for a science project or teaching activity is needed; then it introduces the New Zealand Animal Welfare Act 1999 Part 6 which… Read More

Animal research in New Zealand

Information on Animal Research in New Zealand for Schools It is the responsibility of everyone who uses animals to ensure that they are only used when absolutely necessary and that when they are used they are treated with care and respect. If an animal is used for research, testing or… Read More

ANZCCART resources

ComPass Animal Welfare Training This free online course covers the Australian Code and NZ Guide and welfare issues relating to animal use in research and teaching. For the course link and more information. ANZCCART (NZ) resources and best practice Three Rs Resources The Australian and New Zealand Council for… Read More


Information for New Zealand Schools This section has three sets of resources. These have been designed for school teachers and students but may be of interest to anyone looking for information on the legal and ethical requirements of using animals in research, testing or teaching. Animal research in New Zealand This… Read More


Welcome to the Australian & New Zealand Council for the Care of Animals in Research and Teaching (ANZCCART). ANZCCART is located in both New Zealand and Australia.  Our websites contain information for animal carers, animal ethics committee members, scientists, schools as well as other interested parties. Read More

Information for New Zealand teachers

Information for New Zealand teachers on the use of animals in research, testing or teaching This section contains information and resources that teachers can use in the classroom to help introduce the topic of animal research. For more information on applying for animal ethics for a teaching activity or a… Read More


Signatories to the Openness Agreement on Animal Research and Teaching in New Zealand Click on the signatory’s logo to see their policy statement about their use of animals in research and teaching.        … Read More


Aotearoa New Zealand 3Rs Award The National Animal Ethics Advisory Committee (NAEAC), with the support of ANZCCART (NZ), run the Aotearoa New Zealand John Schofield 3Rs implementation award. Details of the awards and the application forms are available here. The most recent winner of the award, in 2020, was… Read More