Free The Pigs - Public Meeting
Video and talks about the current campaign against the dry
sow stall with Sue Kedgley (Green MP) and Hans Kriek (SPCA).
As well as a thoroughly riveting presentation, we will be
discussing some ways in which you can help the campaign in
these crucial last few weeks.
The meeting will be held at
Turnbull House, 25 Bowen Street, Wellington at 7:30 pm on
Thursday 13th December
Please come along
Enquiries phone Ben - 389 8044
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