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The Wildlife Society of the New Zealand Veterinary Association is pleased to invite AAVAC conference delegates to attend our annual conference. It will be held immediately after the AAVAC conference, and at the same venue.


Date: 1-3 December 2017

Venue: Rydges Auckland, 59 Federal Street, Cnr Kingston Street, Auckland CBD.


We will follow the usual structure of our conferences with presentations, workshops, and a field trip. The workshops will be on Reptile Medicine and Husbandry, and Veterinary Care of NZ Penguins. Our field trip will be to Rotoroa Island in the Hauraki Gulf.  More details, including how to register, will be available soon at the link below.

We are also now welcoming the submission of abstracts for our 2017 NZVA Wildlife Society Conference. Presentations can be about anything related to New Zealand wildlife - case reports, research updates, clinical updates or tips, local wildlife projects, etc. Please follow the below link and click on "Annual Conference" under the upcoming events tab to access our Call for Abstracts document. This needs to be submitted by 30 September.

Link to NZVA Conference

If there are any queries about the wildlife conference please contact