FAQs

How do World Animal Protection gifts work?

It’s easy! First, select the type of gift you are looking for:

IF you want to help animals around the world get a better life.

Simply select a gift from within the ‘Wild Animals’ and ‘Pets and Farm Animals’ categories, add to your basket and feel the joy in your heart.

IF you want to help animals around the world AND show a loved one you care for them.

Then choose from our selection of eCards, enter your recipient’s details, a short message and pay for your gift.

You will then receive an email to view your eCard and decide which date you want it to go out to your loved one. Don’t forget to check your junk mail if you can’t see that email. Choose the date to send your eCard and it’s all done. You have chosen a caring gift that keeps on giving! 

Is my gift tax deductible?

We wish we could say so but we regret that donations are not tax deductible in New Zealand.

What payment methods do you accept?

We make it as easy as possible for you. We accept all credit cards, Paypal and Google Pay.

How quickly will my recipient get their eCard?

It’s all up to you. You can choose to send your e-card immediately, or the next day or the next month! Once you have paid for your eCard, you will receive a scheduling email. Click on the link and select the date you want the eCard to go out.

Watch out for your scheduling email. If you don’t see it, don’t forget to check out your junk mail!

My loved one did not receive their eCard. What do I do?

Your eCard arrives by email. If it hasn’t been received, please check with the recipient that it isn’t in their junk mail. It’s likely to be waiting for them in there.

Where does the money go?

Over the past 50 years, World Animal Protection supporters have helped us end the needless suffering of animals around the world. We work around the globe to influence decision makers to put animals on the global agenda and to help the world see how important animals are to all of us.

Every gift you give through World Animal Gifts is a symbolic contribution which will help the program you have selected as well as our other animal welfare programs around the world. Your donation will be used where it is needed the most as we strive to create a world where animal welfare matters and animal cruelty has ended. The animals are grateful for every bit of generosity.

How much of the money goes to help the animals?

In 2018, 87% of funds raised* in New Zealand went towards protecting animals through our campaign work, be it lobbying and advocacy or caring for rescued bears at our partner sanctuaries. The rest of funds went into essential administrative and fundraising costs. We always ensure your vital donation is making the biggest impact for animals and is helping achieve lasting change.

NZ - Where your money goes graph - World Animal Protection

*These figures are taken from the New Zealand 2018 audited accounts