1080 Hikoi

‘Hikoi of a Poisoned Nation’ – A peaceful hikoi protesting the widespread use of 1080 in NZ is happening now (UPDATING DAILY) This peaceful hikoi protesting the widespread use of 1080 in NZ started out on 14th & 15th June from the far North and the far South of NZ. From the organizers: What is … Continue reading 1080 Hikoi

Another 1080 PROTEST: 2 groups, 600 strong are demanding Ministerial intervention to stop DoC’s 1080 drop on Rakitu Island (22 June)

Kelly Klink wrote on June 20 at 12:38am 1. We delivered documents to the Aotea conservation park advisory committee demanding Ministerial intervention to stop the aerial poisoning drop on Rakitu Island. 2. The Ngāti wai mana whenua collective & the Aotea poison free group are 600 people strong and building. There is an online petition … Continue reading Another 1080 PROTEST: 2 groups, 600 strong are demanding Ministerial intervention to stop DoC’s 1080 drop on Rakitu Island (22 June)

Resistance to using 1080 grows in Far North: DoC has misled the public on operations costs, consultation & perceived support

The Department of Conservation’s plan for a 1080 aerial drop in public and private forests in the Far North later this year is meeting growing resistance. Critics say use of the poison over more than 60 years has had devastating effects on wildlife, killing indiscriminately, inflicting an “extremely cruel and inhumane death” that often takes … Continue reading Resistance to using 1080 grows in Far North: DoC has misled the public on operations costs, consultation & perceived support

‘Hikoi of a Poisoned Nation’ – A peaceful hikoi protesting the widespread use of 1080 in NZ is happening now (UPDATING DAILY)

This peaceful hikoi protesting the widespread use of 1080 in NZ started out on 14th & 15th June from the far North and the far South of NZ. From the organizers: What is the PLAN for this PEACEFUL PROTEST? How is this “Hikoi of a Poisoned Nation” going to work? Start date, 14th & 15th … Continue reading ‘Hikoi of a Poisoned Nation’ – A peaceful hikoi protesting the widespread use of 1080 in NZ is happening now (UPDATING DAILY)

DoC sows 1080 bait on snow in spite of their Code of Practice saying not to

THE TIMARU CREEK, LAKE HAWEA, 1080 DROP ZONE IS COVERED IN SNOW! Thanks to Carol Sawyer, Clyde Graf and Ron Eddy for this information: The 1080 poison is due to be aerially dropped within the next couple of weeks. Prefeed baits were dropped on May 28, 2018. Here is why 1080 baits should not be … Continue reading DoC sows 1080 bait on snow in spite of their Code of Practice saying not to

NO ONE is allowed to do an epidemiological study in NZ to see how 1080 poison may behave in our populations living within the poison and dust zones

If you draw one up [an epidemiological study] & obtain funding, you will literally be told no one else at your University will have funding, they will have it taken away and your life will be in danger. This is the absolute truth and happened in NZ … Mary Molloy  Mary Molloy, spokesperson for Farmers … Continue reading NO ONE is allowed to do an epidemiological study in NZ to see how 1080 poison may behave in our populations living within the poison and dust zones

The Startling Truth: “No known epidemiological studies for potential adverse health effects of 1080 on humans” … and yet DOC continues to drop it into our waterways

Originally posted on Rangitikei Enviromental Health Watch:
This is the latest clip from the Graf Boys. They highlight some disturbing data concerning the way the agencies mandated with the task of protecting us are failing to deliver. Badly. No studies done, yet DOC, in contravention of their own product’s recommendations are dropping 1080 into drinking…

Should government agencies and councils inform you when they deposit 1080 poison bait directly into your water? Apparently not

From TV-Wild – “To make things worse, the Government now permits the spreading of 1080 poison bait directly into water, and without the requirement for a resource consent certificate. So please make sure you request alternative water when your next poison drop takes place, and avoid ending up in the same boat as this community … Continue reading Should government agencies and councils inform you when they deposit 1080 poison bait directly into your water? Apparently not

Planned Hikoi to Parliament from far North & far South in peaceful protest at NZ’s use of 1080 – begins 14th June

There are three significant government agencies that aerially spread 1080 poison bait across land and water in New Zealand – The Department of Conservation, TB Free & OSPRI, and regional councils.  Up until 2017, regional councils issued resource consent certificates to government agencies and contractors that permitted 1080 poison bait to be spread across land and directly into water. However, in 2017, the New … Continue reading Planned Hikoi to Parliament from far North & far South in peaceful protest at NZ’s use of 1080 – begins 14th June

DOC’s dubious ‘success’ rate with 1080 – $3.5 billion, a decade later and not a single endangered bird species in recovery 

Originally posted on Rangitikei Enviromental Health Watch:
DOC has received $3.5 billion of taxpayer’s money in the past decade, and not a single endangered bird species is in recovery on mainland NZ. And they have another significant drop planned for 2016. From Bill Wallace at stuff.co.nz “DOC is currently preparing the New Zealand public for…