Under Alert Level 2, our centre is open by appointment only for those picking up an adopted animal or dropping off/picking up a foster animal. Please call our centre to make an appointment on the number below. Strict physical distancing and health and safety measures will be enforced, including contact tracing. Members of the public cannot visit centres to view animals. We will maintain carrying out our adoptions using contactless methods through online enquiries.
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Under Alert Level 1 our centre can reopen, however, entry will be by appointment only. We ask anyone who would like to come to a centre to enquire about adopting, fostering, or volunteering to contact us first and make an appointment. You can make an appointment by calling our centre on the number provided below. If you are dropping off donations we would love to see you during our opening hours at any time.
SPCA's Hokitika Centre has been running since 1985, working with the Westland community to improve the lives of all animals in the Westland region.
In February 2019, we were able to open a brand new, purpose-build centre, thanks to the support of our wonderful community.
We also have a thriving op shop on the main street of Hokitika to support the work we do.
All cruelty reports should be made by phone: 03 755 8265
If you have an animal welfare complaint, please call our team on 03 755 8265. Our team will be on call during our centre opening hours – please see above.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.