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Scoop Images: Battery Chicken Campaign Launch

Images of Green Party MPs at yesterday’s launch of the RNZSPCA’s campaign to free battery hens. Images supplied by Green Party.

If a robin redbreast in a cage
Puts all heaven in a rage,
How feels heaven when
Dies the billionth battery hen?

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GREEN PARTY

The Green Party is challenging egg producers using battery cages to open up their operations to public scrutiny and allow journalists to visit their factory farms.

Green Animal Welfare Spokesperson Sue Kedgley will be a guest speaker at the SPCA campaign launch tomorrow against the use of battery farming in New Zealand.

"It is time to lift the veil of secrecy that surrounds factory farms in New Zealand and open them up to the media and members of the public," she said.

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Greens Challenge Battery Farms To Open Up

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ROYAL NEW ZEALAND SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS
14 March 2002

Parliamentarians Support Call For Battery Cage Ban

MPs from across the political spectrum have signalled support for a ban on battery egg production.

ACT New Zealand's Stephen Franks, the Alliance's Phillida Bunkle, United Future New Zealand Leader, the Hon. Peter Dunne and Green Party MPs Sue Kedgley and Co-Leader Rod Donald were amongst the approximately 100 people who gathered at Wellington's Turnbull House today for the launch of the Royal New Zealand SPCA's campaign against battery hen farming.

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Parliamentarians Support Call For Battery Cage Ban


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