Contact us

To seek help or advice for your pet on an island

To donate or for general enquiries

To volunteer

To talk to someone

027 527 3642 (from within NZ)
+64 +27 5273642 (from outside NZ)


Aroha Webster: +64 21 828 903

SPAW Board Members

Dr. Geoff Neal, BVSc: Chairperson

Karen Schade: Founder and Executive Officer

Laura Harvey, Dip. VN, BSc: Veterinary Nurse

Nic Tooley: Veterinary Nurse

Louise van Den Brink: Fundraising

SPAW Volunteer Programme Administrator

Glenda Gouws: Veterinary Nurse

We are a New Zealand based organisation founded because of our strong historical and cultural connections to the Pacific plus a very real need to provide this service. Quite simply, animals need our help – to be a voice to better their lives in whatever way we can. Welcome to our journey.

Contact SPAW
Telephone   + 64 27 527 3642


South Pacific Animal Welfare is a registered charity in New Zealand.

Our registration number is: CC46408