SPCA New Zealand

Auckland Centre

50 Westney Road, Mangere, Auckland 2022 PO Box 43221, Mangere, Auckland 2153
Our opening hours

Opening hours

Monday: 10am - 4pm
Tuesday: 10am - 4pm
Wednesday: 10am - 4pm
Thursday: 10am - 4pm
Friday: 10am - 4pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday: 10am - 4pm

Adoption hours

Monday: 10am - 3.30pm
Tuesday: 10am - 3.30pm
Wednesday: 10am - 3.30pm
Thursday: 10am - 3.30pm
Friday: 10am - 3.30pm
Saturday: 10am - 3.30pm
Sunday: 10am - 3.30pm

Hospital / Vet Clinic hours

Monday: 8am-4pm
Tuesday: 8am-4pm
Wednesday: 8am-4pm
Thursday: 8am-4pm
Friday: 8am-4pm
Saturday: 8.30am-4pm
Sunday: 8.30am-4pm
Note:

Our centre is closed on Anzac Day, Easter Friday, Easter Sunday, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

Making a difference in Auckland

Volunteer with us

The SPCA Centre in Auckland is the biggest and busiest centre in the country. It was founded in 1883 and has been protecting animals for 130 years since.

We are on a 10 acre plot, located south of the City near the airport, and are lucky to have fantastic teams across all areas of work.

Often referred to as ‘The Animal Village’, our centre accommodates several different teams, around 120 staff altogether, all working collaboratively to provide the best outcome for our animals.

This includes:

  • A well-equipped hospital where our team of vets and vet nurses can carry out a range of surgeries for animals in need, from routine desexing to much more complex procedures.
  • A farm area, where large animals can be housed and cared for.
  • Feline, small animal and canine rehabilitation facilities and adoption areas.
  • A specialised call centre as well as a fundraising office.
  • Our Canine Confidence Course.
  • A large team of warranted animal welfare Inspectors who cover a 7,980 sq. kms area across the Auckland region.

Each year we see around 15,000 arrive at the centre who have been abandoned or neglected. During our busiest periods we can have around 500 cats and kittens and up to 200 dogs in our care, including out at foster homes.

We are extremely lucky to have hundreds of volunteers who devote their free time to helping the Auckland centre create the best life possible for the animals who need us; this ranges from cleaning out dog pens, to fostering sick animals or working in one of our eight op shops across the city.

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Specific enquiries

Enquiry types

Volunteer enquiries

Contact the volunteer team on 09 256 7304 or email us on auckland.volunteer@spca.nz.

Foster enquiries

Contact our foster team on 09 256 2525 , or email us on auckland.foster@spca.nz.

If you are an existing foster home and have an after-hour emergency, please call 09 256 7300.

See what volunteer positions are available in Auckland.

The Auckland Centre proudly partners with

Special thanks to the following individuals

North Shore Dog Squad

Our Senior Management Team

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