ILPH (NZ) goes on a "Virtual Ride"
International League for the Protection of Horses (New Zealand)
is going into cyberspace to promote its activities throughout
of taking to the state highways, the ILPH Virtual Reality Ride
and Drive will go through 2000km of New Zealand on the computer
screen. Administrator Marilyn Bright says that the ILPH (NZ) Welfare
Officer's vehicle covers about 5000km per month, investigating
horse welfare complaints received from members of the public.
Mileage donations will help keep the ILPH jeeps on the road, and
ILPH headquarters in Great Britain -- which set the challenge
-- will double all money raised in the campaign.
a coverage area from the top of the North Island to the Deep South,
the International League for the Protection of Horses (New Zealand)
helps to solve horse welfare problems all over the country.
league is asking for donations of $NZ5 per km, and a donation
of $NZ10 or more -- and a New Zealand contact address -- will
get supporters an entry in the ILPH Members' Draw to win a Pat
Parelli Natural Horse.Man.Ship Savvy Pack. A progress tracking
map is on the ILPH website, and the draw takes place on 4 April
2003 Virtual Reality Ride and Drive is a fundraising challenge,
and we really appreciate the help that New Zealand horse-lovers
are giving us," says Marilyn Bright.
campaign was launched in mid-January in the Northland and Auckland
Regions, and 'Extra Mile' donations received to date have taken
us about as far as the Brynderwyn Hills. There is a long road
ahead and our finish date is 31 October 2003. With ILPH head office
doubling the funds that New Zealanders contribute, we are looking
for lots more horse-lovers to chip in $5 or so to help ILPH NZ
to Go That Extra Mile in the interests of horse welfare."
P.O. Box 10-368, Te Rapa, Hamilton