- Current students
Academic Programme Manager
School of Environmental and Animal Sciences
New Zealand Veterinary Nursing Association (NZVNA)
Laura graduated from Unitec in 2007 with a Diploma of Veterinary Nursing. She has spent the past five years working in veterinary hospitals (including a 12 month stint in the UK), primarily in senior nursing and clinic management roles.
Laura has a keen interest in advancing the role of the veterinary nurse with the veterinary industry.
Harvey, L.C., Gear, R., Prior, L., Cameron, K., & Naden, K. (2019). Investigating the presence of canine heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) in the Kingdom of Tonga. New Zealand Veterinary Nursing Association annual conference, Auckland, New Zealand.
Harvey, L. C., & Cameron, K. E. (2018). Comparison of expectations between veterinarians and veterinary nurses in tasks and responsibilities in clinical practice. VNCA Conference 2018, Adelaide, Australia.
Harvey, L. C., Ladyman, R., & Cameron, K. (2017). It looks like a classroom to us. Veterinary Nursing is the pacific. New Zealand National Tertiary Learning and Teaching Conference, Unitec Institute of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.
Harvey, L. C., & Ladyman, R. (2015). Zoological Society of Auckland Seminal Series: Veterinary Care, Tongan Style - Take 2. Zoological Society of Auckland, Auckland Zoological Park, New Zealand.
Harvey, L. C., Ladyman, R., & Dale, A. (2015). What we do, what we should do, and what we want to do; Veterinary Nurses in New Zealand. BVNA Congress 2015, Telford, UK.
Dale, A. R., Salinsky, J., Ladyman, R., Harvey, L.C., Jolly, S., Leong, J., Farrow, A., Trippett, V., Murphy, D., & Walker, J. K. (2015). The comparative welfare status of owned, managed stray and unmanaged strays cats. G2Z (Getting to Zero) National Summit, Queensland.
Harvey, L.C., Ladyman, R., & Dale, A. (2015). Stress and Compassion Fatigue in Veterinary Nurses in New Zealand. British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA) Congress, Telford, United Kingdom.
Harvey, L.C., Ladyman, R., and Gussey, A. (2014). Veterinary Nursing students support charity veterinary clinic in Tonga. The New Zealand Veterinary Nurse (Vol. March).
Ladyman, R., Harvey, L., and Gussey, A. (2014). Veterinary nursing students help out in Tonga. VetScript (Vol. April).