New Zealand Dog News

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November 21, 2010

Pet palace hopes alive by whisker

The Wellington SPCA is believed to be $900,000 in the red and a new report is expected to condemn plans to pursue a multimillion-dollar "pet palace" on Mt Victoria.

The yet-to-be-completed report will recommend shelving the plan, amid infighting, debt and resignations.
Just four members remain on the former board of 10 after six elected members – including chairman Simon Meikle – walked away in the past few months.

David Wright has been appointed executive chairman as the board limps towards an annual meeting next month, otherwise the board would not have had a quorum.

Despite slashing the animal hospital project to $5.4m, Mr Wright has conceded the project is now untenable.MORE>>


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