These images were taken by activist group Farmwatch following a tip-off from an industry insider.
When shown these images General Manager for GRNZ Jim Leach said on camera, that the perpetrator would "need to look for a new career". A month later a media release from GRNZ said :
Mr Leach thanked Phil Green for his contribution to the sport.
“Phil is passionate about this sport. He has been a tireless advocate for dogs. Thankfully, Phil isn’t leaving the sport that has become his life - he still has much to gain and give,” Mr Leach said.