Dropping 1080 on trampers – the 2013 Marlborough incident you possibly didn’t hear about

From Carol Sawyer  FIRST A 1080 POISON BUCKET IS DROPPED, AND NEXT PELLETS ARE RAINED ON TRAMPERS, IN A ‘MARLBOROUGH HELICOPTERS LTD’ DOUBLE-WHAMMY COCKUP! This bungled 1080 drop on Mt Stanley/ Tennyson Inlet, Marlborough Sounds on 2 November 2013, may be three and a half years ago, but how many people know about it? I … Continue reading Dropping 1080 on trampers – the 2013 Marlborough incident you possibly didn’t hear about

Mt Pirongia 1080 Poison Drop Breaches Manufacturer’s Warning

TheGrafBoys Published on Sep 13, 2014 On the 22nd of August, 2014, 32,000 kilos of 1080 poison bait was cast across Mt Pirongia, near Hamilton. It was enough poison to kill 240,000 people, almost twice the population of Hamilton… A previous 2007 drop across the mountain was “hailed a success” by Waikato Regional Council, despite … Continue reading Mt Pirongia 1080 Poison Drop Breaches Manufacturer’s Warning

The 1080 insecticide is not killing 50% of our insects says DOC – and no long term monitoring in sight

More miracles here from DOC. The poison 1080 was created as an insecticide, however DOC claims it isn’t killing insects. Now that is interesting. Listen to what the science said and how DOC got around that. And see how very uninterested they are in the long term monitoring of the death of invertebrates, an integral … Continue reading The 1080 insecticide is not killing 50% of our insects says DOC – and no long term monitoring in sight

Kiwi are dying in large numbers at Mt Bruce OIA reveals & evidence points to pesticides including 1080 in spite of claims to the contrary

More disturbing discoveries on the supposed effectiveness of the pest eradication programs our once clean green paradise has to offer … from the GrafBoys. “Mt Bruce’s Pukaha claims great success in the recovery of re-introduced bird species like kiwi – but the dark truth is, that kiwi are dying in large numbers, and the decline … Continue reading Kiwi are dying in large numbers at Mt Bruce OIA reveals & evidence points to pesticides including 1080 in spite of claims to the contrary

1080 Resources/Links

A comprehensive list of links compiled by Carol Sawyer.  September 16, 2016 · ANTI-1080 FACEBOOK GROUPS, WEBSITES, FILMS/FILM CLIPS Here is a list of anti-1080 Facebook groups, websites, and films /film clips ( direct links). If I have missed any I’m sorry and if you message me, assuming it fits, I will add. Some FB groups you can … Continue reading 1080 Resources/Links

DEATH BY 1080 POISON IS LIKE BEING ELECTROCUTED FOR TWO PLUS DAYS, SAYS VET

This is a Facebook Post by Carol Sawyer 1080 POISON LIKE BEING ELECTROCUTED FOR TWO PLUS DAYS, SAYS VET A vet who is prepared to speak out is Dr Howard Ralph BVSc (Hons). MBBS (Hons), MVS (Wildlife Medicine), JCCA Accred (Anaesthesia), Dip TESL, A/D Fine Arts, Cert Ed NSW, Clinical Forensic M O, Manly Sydney, … Continue reading DEATH BY 1080 POISON IS LIKE BEING ELECTROCUTED FOR TWO PLUS DAYS, SAYS VET

Why is it illegal to clear 1080 baits off the tracks? – a tramper is warned after picking up 22 POISONOUS baits

Police warn tramper for retrieving 1080 BY HAYLEY GALE Nelson Mail A Takaka tramper who thought she was doing a public service by picking up 1080 poison pellets on the Heaphy Track nine days after an aerial drop of the toxin, has been issued with a warning by police and the Department of Conservation for … Continue reading Why is it illegal to clear 1080 baits off the tracks? – a tramper is warned after picking up 22 POISONOUS baits

Kahurangi Natl Park Battle for the Birds 1080 Pre drops completed & real drop has begun – Tourists Beware

A warning for those that are walking to the Kahurangi Light House (West of Golden Bay) Last week people we know who live in the region picked up a “very gutted” walker (during the uninformed 1080 predrop) who said 5 choppers were dumping pellets on him along the coast line as he took his annual … Continue reading Kahurangi Natl Park Battle for the Birds 1080 Pre drops completed & real drop has begun – Tourists Beware

Tributaries that flow into the Blue Pools & Lake Wanaka poisoned with 1080 – no signs out & horrified tourists oblivious to risks of swimming & ingesting the water

POISONING THE TOURISTS By Carol Sawyer  23 February 2017 We did a great job of poisoning the tourists yesterday. The NZ Department of Conservation and HeliOtago are to be commended! ( Don’t get upset – I am being ironic) At Makarora, Mt Aspiring National Park, an area of unsurpassed beauty on the eastern side of … Continue reading Tributaries that flow into the Blue Pools & Lake Wanaka poisoned with 1080 – no signs out & horrified tourists oblivious to risks of swimming & ingesting the water

Banned in most countries & classified by WHO as ‘Highly Hazardous’… 1080 is a broad-spectrum poison that kills ALL oxygen-breathing animals and organisms – Dr Meriel Watts

“1080 … falls within the category of Highly Hazardous Pesticides for which the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) is seeking a global phase out” In April 2010 Dr Meriel Watts from the Pesticide Action Network NZ (PANANZ) wrote to Environment Waikato regarding 10-20 year consents for the dispersal of 1080 poison. … Continue reading Banned in most countries & classified by WHO as ‘Highly Hazardous’… 1080 is a broad-spectrum poison that kills ALL oxygen-breathing animals and organisms – Dr Meriel Watts