This Anzac Day, along with remembering all the Australians and New Zealanders who served and gave their lives in times of conflict, peacekeeping operations and war, let's also reflect on the more than 16 million animals who served during the First World War, including cats, dogs, horses, birds, camels and mules. They were mascots, provided comfort, carried messages, transported wounded soldiers to safety, and were instrumental in moving large quantities of ammunition, food and water, and medical supplies. ... See MoreSee Less
Hamza Mustafa, 16, and his father Khaled Alhaj Mustafa, 2 of the victims of the Christchurch shootings, had links to the veterinary and equine professions. Khaled was a valued farrier in the Christchurch community, while Hamza was a talented horse rider, who planned to become a veterinarian. Khaled, his wife Salwa and their three children were Syrian refuges who had moved to NZ to give their children a better life.
Funds raised will be used to create the Hamza Mustafa Memorial Scholarship, which will be awarded to one or more Massey University veterinary science student(s) annually who fit the criteria to be determined with Hamza’s mother, Salwa Mustafa. Salwa Mustafa was very touched by the idea of an enduring scholarship in Hamza’s name. ... See MoreSee Less
Hamza Mustafa Memorial Scholarship for Veterinary students. Aspiring veterinarian, Hamza was killed in the Christchurch shootings. - Givealittle is the place to donate and fundraise for causes and cha...