NEW ZEALAND PLUMES
TWEEDS
BONNETS

Welcome to our website that is to introduce you to some of the Cavy Pedigree Breeds that are Unique and Rare in New Zealand.  These beautiful breeds are: New Zealand Plumes, Bonnets, Tweeds, Pandas and New Zealand Peruvians.

New Zealand Unique Cavies is to promote the showing of our Unique Breeds.  We believe all breeds that are exclusive to our country are special and something to be proud of.  Our Aim is to raise awareness for these breeds and connect with all people who are interested.  We offer support, information and advice through this website and our Facebook .  On the top menu we have a page on each breed including Photos, History, Genetics and Main Show Breed Standards.

Please join our Facebook Group if you support our club and you will see more beautiful photos and news from club members.

Permission is needed by our Club Committee via Contact page to use any content from this website.

  • Nationwide Cavy Show, 21st October 2017, Mangorei Memorial Hall New Plymouth.  For information click here.

The club would like to extent a big thank you:

To Christa Krey and Ethel McKewon for all their work and perseverance on the Bonnets, Pandas and Tweeds and getting their standards through to the NZ Cavy Judges Association.

A huge thank you to the NZ Cavy Judges Association for doing all the standards for our lovely breeds and for all the breeders before us and currently that have taken the time to work on these breeds.

And lastly a thank you to the members who provided photos for our club.


© New Zealand Unique Cavies 2017