A new collaboration effort, named Vet Futures Aotearoa, is seeking to solve the big issues faced by veterinary professionals, including labour shortages, Rural News reports. Veterinary Council of New Zealand chief executive Iain McLachlan says, “a united and collaborative approach” is the only way to address the big issues being discussed by the group. “We have to work together if we’re going to make a long-term difference for vets, allied professionals and those they serve.”