Opinion Leader

We live our whakataukī at BVA The Practice and love to share our ideas and knowledge. Read through our articles to see what we think and what we are all about.

Animal Sentience

Animal Sentience

He aha te kai ō te rangatira? He Kōrero, he kōrero, he kōrero. What is the food of the leader? It is knowledge. It is communication. At BVA The Practice we strive to be leaders in our field and share our knowledge with the community. Nicky, one of the lead prosecutors...

FairWay gives people access to justice

FairWay gives people access to justice

Dispute resolution can be an expensive and stressful endeavour, however FairWay offers a fair, innovative, and affordable solution. FairWay provides a specialist conflict management service for people and businesses in conflict who need assistance to help restore...

Our Whakataukī

Our Whakataukī

We are leaders. We gain knowledge. We communicate knowledge. At BVA The Practice we know that for a team to be cohesive, it is important that the people have a common belief. Something that ties us together. Something which provides a strong foundation for our people...

BVA, the SPCA and Animal Welfare prosecution

BVA, the SPCA and Animal Welfare prosecution

BVA is privileged to be the national prosecutors for the SPCA. Lead by Nicky Wynne, Lead Prosecutor – SPCA Portfolio, we bring independent expertise to animal welfare law, providing prosecution consistency; it includes shaping and influencing policy in animal welfare....

Ill-treatment of wild animals and acceptable hunting practices

Ill-treatment of wild animals and acceptable hunting practices

Hunting is a widely criticised and debated sport, with both sides presenting strong, passionate arguments. Legally, there are a number of Acts, most notably the Animal Welfare Act 1999, within New Zealand that aim to educate and regulate hunting practices. But what...

New Fellow Redefines The Field

New Fellow Redefines The Field

Manawatu lawyer and business man, Ben Vanderkolk, has this month been granted his Fellowship by the Arbitrator’s and Mediator’s Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ). This category of membership is the AMINZ’s highest credentialed status. Admission as a Fellow acknowledges...

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