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What's on - 2 May 2000
1 May 2000
Kia ora, here we are back again after a most interesting week away at the ‘Just Peace?’ conference. A message with a full national what’s on listing will be sent out later, here in the meantime is an event which is on tomorrow ...
~ TUES, 2 May - Animal rights activists from around the country will be protesting at the World Pork Expo and Conference on May 2nd at Ellerslie in Auckland. The aim is to show the publics disgust at factory farming and the intensive farming of pigs and that the animal rights movement will not stop campaigning until they see factory farming, particularly the sow crate and battery cage stopped. Pork executives will gather from all over the world to discuss farming methods, the current market situation, and maximisation of profits. 8.30am, Protest at opening of Pork Conference by minister of agriculture. Meet at main entrance of Ellerslie race course. The conference is at the Expo Centre. Local Contact: Auckland Animal Action, PO Box 3189, Auckland, ph (021) 128 7943.