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Under Alert Level 2 our Centre is only open by appointment. We ask anyone who would like to come to the Centre with enquiries about adoptions, fostering and volunteering, to contact us first and make an appointment. You can do so by visiting the relevant page on our website or by calling our Centre on the number provided above. Physical distancing, mask-wearing, and contact tracing measures will be in place.
Formed in 1957, the Gisborne SPCA Centre covers a large area of the East Coast, stretching from Wairoa in the south to Hicks Bay in the north.
All cruelty reports should be made by phone: 06 867 9463
If you have an animal welfare complaint, please call our team on 06 867 9463. Our team will be on call 9am-9pm, Monday – Friday (excluding public holidays) and 10am-2.30pm Saturday. If you have an animal emergency outside of these hours, please contact your nearest after-hours vet clinic. For any problems with stray, found or lost dogs, please contact the local council. Please contact the local police for any instances where an animal or person/s welfare is at immediate risk.
Do not email or Facebook us to report emergencies.