Kōrero: Horse and greyhound racing

Listening to a speech

Listening to a speech

Greyhound Fonz is pictured at the launch by Winston Peters, minister of racing, of the Greyhounds as Pets programme at Wellington in March 2006. Kerry Marshall, chairperson of the organisation, is at left. The charity is based on similar adoption programmes in the US, UK, Australia and Canada. By 2012 around 800 New Zealand greyhounds had found new homes after finishing their racing careers. Contrary to common belief, most greyhounds make ideal pets, as they are docile and quiet, and need little exercise.

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Greyhounds As Pets

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Mary Mountier, 'Horse and greyhound racing - Greyhound racing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/39030/listening-to-a-speech (accessed 22 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Mary Mountier, i tāngia i te 5 Sep 2013, updated 4 Nov 2015