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Animal campaigner Norm Hewitt

Animal campaigner Norm Hewitt

Former All Black rugby player Norm Hewitt relaxes at home with his daughter Elizabeth and their cat Huna. In 2006 Hewitt began fronting ‘One of the family’, a Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals educational campaign to promote healthy attitudes towards animals. The campaign aimed to teach school children the benefits of caring for pets, and raise public awareness about the links between animal abuse and domestic violence.

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Pets - Animal welfare in the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 21 July 2024)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008