News & Events


Keep up to date with the latest news at Hastings & District SPCA.

SPCA to become One

At the RNZSPCA Annual General Meeting on Saturday 17 June, SPCA delegates voted to form one organisation. The current structure has each local SPCA operating as individual branches governed at a local level, but the decision made will lead to the creation of one SPCA in New

There are some important changes happening on the National SPCA scene this year. After much research both here and overseas, the National Board have found that what we do and we do it cannot be sustained long term, as demands on shelters increase, and local fundraising becomes more challenging. The

The SPCA always encourages desexing, and clearly this is from the point of view of population control. However, there are some very clear health benefits to our pets when they are desexed, which makes me recommend this procedure to all pets. Read on to learn the many benefits: Entire (not speyed

From Foster to Forever Home

Max arrived to us with badly injured toes which required surgery, and after care while he healed in a cast. He was fortunate to be fostered in the short-term by Sally and her husband, who wanted to (literally) get him back on his feet, and allow him to find

A Happy Tail for Remus

Occasionally we have an animal in our care for a very long period of time, and we imagine some of them must think they’ll never leave their kennel or enclosure at the shelter. One such animal was Remus; a gorgeous and happy boy. Despite his pleasant demeanour, he had trials

Casino Night

Get your glad rags on! As part of SPCA Hastings & Districts Jubilee Celebrations we are thrilled to be hosting the Vet Associates Hastings Casino Night. If poker, roulette or Texas Holdem are your games, this is the night for you. Professional dealers have been secured for the evenings