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Ending Animal Experimentation

The Animal Justice Party of Aotearoa NZ (AJP) is committed to banning all forms of harmful animal experimentation. We believe there is a need for Parliament to ensure compassionate research is adequately funded and prioritized. Animals are subjected to harmful and invasive procedures and we believe by requiring the use of alternatives to animal testing wherever possible, we can foster a culture of innovation and scientific advancement.

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Commissioner for Animals

The Animal Justice Party Aotearoa New Zealand (AJP) believes it is time for the animals of Aotearoa to have a voice in Parliament. We are advocating for the independent role of Commissioner for Animals to be appointed to act on behalf of animals to ensure their well-being takes priority. We believe animals deserve adequate protection from exploitation and harm.

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Companion animals

AJP acknowledges that a companion animal is part of the family. We will therefore encourage employment legislation to include compassionate

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Marine animals

Many marine animals, including fish, feel joy, suffering and pain just as land animals do. AJP believes their current treatment

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Fur and leather

AJP opposes the production and use of animal fur, including possum fur. No leather should be imported from countries where

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Animal control

We recognise there is a realistic need to protect our native species from introduced predators.  However, we strongly believe that

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Climate Change

AJP is extremely concerned about the impact of climate change on animals, including humans. Some animals will succumb to extreme

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