In 1957 a 1080-poisoned horse was fed to local dogs leaving 250 of them dead

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MORE THAN 250 DOGS KILLED BY 1080 POISON IN ONE HIT ! ( Chatto Creek, Central Otago, NZ – ca. 1957 ) Story by Murray Ellis, via Karen Hore, posted by Carol Sawyer Murray writes : “Back in Chatto Creek in about 1957 the local Rabbit Board were…

NSW government dropping 1080 poison baits in Sydney water catchment area

EWR comment: The many who have tracked and even opposed the 1080 operations (moving along in NZ for over 50 years) know there is more to this than meets the eye. Particularly in latter years as increasingly the rules have expanded to allowing dispersion into waterways. How can this not affect human health? Look what … Continue reading NSW government dropping 1080 poison baits in Sydney water catchment area

The Bromley, 1080 whitewash

EWR comment: Remember this story? I’ve neglected 1080 for some time now … it is still on the radar though and they continue to spread 1080 here in NZ. Read the latest whitewash on the Bromley incident, mainstream’s article titled: Company was ‘taking shortcuts’ when worker ended up in coma after poisoning incident(Further updates to … Continue reading The Bromley, 1080 whitewash

Read Dr Fiona McQueen’s letter on 1080 poisoning & NZ’s native birds that the Wanaka Sun declines to publish

EWR comment: the 1080 issue is still as present as ever. It has been overshadowed more urgently at this blog by the CV VX rollout. The 1080 poisoning however continues, business as usual with currently the East Cape to be slathered with this deadly poison. Sixty years on and we still have the pests? How … Continue reading Read Dr Fiona McQueen’s letter on 1080 poisoning & NZ’s native birds that the Wanaka Sun declines to publish

Toxicologist, Prof Ian Shaw, discusses the mysterious mis-diagnosis in botulism/1080 poisoning case

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Thanks to the GrafBoys once again for their brilliant research & tireless work in exposing the dangers of 1080 poison. Visit their TV Wild website for more of their work. Particularly, a must watch is  their award winning doco called Poisoning Paradise. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GD9oJ8UE3VA&feature=youtu.be TheGrafBoys 22.4K subscribers Canterbury University…

PCR LTD COURT CASE POSTPONED AGAIN TODAY…. COMPANY NOT TO BE CHARGED WITH MANUFACTURE OF PURE 1080

Are we expected to believe that chemicals were being processed in the Bromley warehouse (this was stated in the original news story) but that despite the chemicals in the warehouse being those used for manufacturing pure 1080, the company was NOT manufacturing pure 1080? By Carol Sawyer (See the Stuff article) Unfortunately Stuff has not … Continue reading PCR LTD COURT CASE POSTPONED AGAIN TODAY…. COMPANY NOT TO BE CHARGED WITH MANUFACTURE OF PURE 1080

NZ honey and 1080: is honey giant ‘Comvita’ telling the truth?

By Carol Sawyer WAS HONEY GIANT “COMVITA” TELLING THE TRUTH ? As of today, Japan is warning it will stop importing New Zealand honey if it continues to find the weed killer glyphosate during border testing. What will happen if they ever realize they should test for 1080 poison as well?! On September 21, 2018, … Continue reading NZ honey and 1080: is honey giant ‘Comvita’ telling the truth?

NZ’s DoC & Ospri set for another poisoning spree: cyanide and 1080 near Hokitika & near Kaikoura, more cyanide (Ecocide awareness)

Ecocide Awareness NZ Happy New Year and it’s with a sad heart that we provide a ‘heads up’ for some of the forthcoming next round of proposed poisoning operations in Aotearoa New Zealand – planned by Dept of Conservation and/or Ospri. Other poison operations may not be made public. Three examples are shown in images … Continue reading NZ’s DoC & Ospri set for another poisoning spree: cyanide and 1080 near Hokitika & near Kaikoura, more cyanide (Ecocide awareness)

Warning sounded: multiple poison operations currently on NZ’s west Coast Sth Island, includes 1080 & cyanide

A Facebook post from: Ecocide Awareness NZ Environmental Conservation Organization · Community · News & Media Website “Admin are extremely concerned for public health and safety now that almost the entire West Coast of South Island is currently covered in deadly pesticides – mainly 1080, and also cyanide and others poisons, aerial and distributed by … Continue reading Warning sounded: multiple poison operations currently on NZ’s west Coast Sth Island, includes 1080 & cyanide

1080 ACCIDENT AT BROMLEY, CHRISTCHURCH – WILL IT BE A COVER-UP? 18 MONTHS DOWN THE TRACK IT’S NOT LOOKING GOOD!

By Carol Sawyer Richard Healey says: “It’s a tale that illustrates an important and irrefutable point, the organisations that New Zealanders believe are there to protect them from the sort of dishonest sociopaths who are behind this sordid mess are actually only there to make them THINK that they are protected. Where in God’s name … Continue reading 1080 ACCIDENT AT BROMLEY, CHRISTCHURCH – WILL IT BE A COVER-UP? 18 MONTHS DOWN THE TRACK IT’S NOT LOOKING GOOD!

In spite of denials, according to Fire & Emergency NZ, the company called Pest Control Research in Christchurch was manufacturing 1080

By Carol Sawyer Excellent work by Stuff reporter, Joanne Naish. At last something is starting to come out in the open. “The company did not dispute official documents from Fenz, but allegations the company was making 1080 at the site had only come from the “anti-1080 brigade”, he said. “Oh yeah? Here is the text … Continue reading In spite of denials, according to Fire & Emergency NZ, the company called Pest Control Research in Christchurch was manufacturing 1080

DoC raining down 1080 pellets on people and waterways – in spite of safety assurances

Here are two articles by Carol Sawyer reporting on DoC bungles that involved health risks to people, in spite of the Department’s assurances of safety. In spite also of the results reported health-wise, still the Department continues to drop the deadly poison by the tonne, every year, like a ‘veritable lolly scramble’ as one expert … Continue reading DoC raining down 1080 pellets on people and waterways – in spite of safety assurances

The real story behind NZ’s use of 1080 is “a sinister tale of corruption and bureaucratic indifference” says a British film maker (2002)

Originally posted on Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch:
From thegrafboys.blogspot “Poison use a sinister tale” – The Press 2002 The following article appeared in the Christchurch Press in January 2002. What’s intriguing is how the British team quickly identified indicators of an industry built on poison, and how their story echoes the voice of 1000’s of New Zealanders across…

Tararua Range 1080 Drops by OSPRI Based on Fallacy

Press Release by the Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust A West Coast conservationist and spokesman for the Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust has challenged the justification for a 1080 aerial drop in the Tararua Ranges by OSPRI (former Animal Health Board) saying it is founded on a false belief that possums are responsible for spreading bovine TB. … Continue reading Tararua Range 1080 Drops by OSPRI Based on Fallacy

OIA requests from Landcare Research indicate the alarming extent to which 1080 is in our food chain

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“Landcare Research maintains a national database of vertebrate pesticide residue test results, from samples of plants, soil and animal tissue and corresponding background information submitted to its Toxicology Laboratory at Lincoln.” Lawyer Sue Grey and Regional Councillor Kathy White have obtained information via an OIA request from Landcare…

More than 600 rats, birds, a goat & several varieties of marine life, possibly 1080-poisoned, washed up recently on Westport’s North Beach NZ

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If you read the mainstream news you will no doubt be aware of the recent news from the South that’s gaining more momentum by the day … the 600 (possibly 1080-poisoned) rats washed up on South Island Westport beach. I’ve not reported on any of it yet so…

It’s reported there’s been no consultation for an aerial 1080 poison operation over Mt Pirongia, contravening NZ’s Treaty of Waitangi Act

Facebook page Ecocide Awareness NZ reports on a 1080 aerial poison drop over Mt Pirongia. This is the second report around consultation (or not) by the authorities recently. EWR “The dirty deed is done. The poison contractors to NZ Dept of Conservation and Waikato Regional Council – Helia1 and EcoFX Ltd leave the scene of … Continue reading It’s reported there’s been no consultation for an aerial 1080 poison operation over Mt Pirongia, contravening NZ’s Treaty of Waitangi Act

Private lands are being targeted for 1080 drops by Ospri, DOC and Regional Councils with questionable means of obtaining consents of only one or two owners among the many

This is an excerpt from a recent article from coranz.org.nz which deserves its own highlighting I felt. Bribery & targeting of the one or two owners is a time worn tactic of the authorities. EWR _____________________________________________________________________ “Private lands, which often have numerous owners, are being targeted for 1080 drops by Ospri, DOC and regional councils. … Continue reading Private lands are being targeted for 1080 drops by Ospri, DOC and Regional Councils with questionable means of obtaining consents of only one or two owners among the many

Contrary to independent studies, DoC claims that 1080 does not kill or harm fish … important safety info if you fish for food

Posted by Kathy White at Facebook “The Department of Conservation has been giving Pirongia landowners a flier that says “1080 does not kill or harm fish.” This is completely misleading and dangerous for those who eat fish, eels, shellfish and koura. See for yourself what scientists have said in an independent summary of research into … Continue reading Contrary to independent studies, DoC claims that 1080 does not kill or harm fish … important safety info if you fish for food

Three takahē died following 1080 drop in Kahurangi National Park

The killing of natives continues sadly. Poison 1080 doesn’t target pests, it kills everything that breathes oxygen. EWR From stuff.co.nz Three takahē have died after aerial 1080 predator control in Kahurangi National Park at the top of the South Island, one likely due to 1080 poisoning. The Department of Conservation (DOC) said the cause of … Continue reading Three takahē died following 1080 drop in Kahurangi National Park

With the Tararuas set to be 1080’d, ex Mayor Feyen advocates a return to alternatives like trapping

Ex Horowhenua Mayor Michael Feyen speaks about the alternatives proposed by the Advance NZ party that will create job opportunities for the people. (Currently the associated dollars funnel into the 1080 poison state owned gravy train). Michael has always been supportive of alternatives to 1080, during his time as both councilor and mayor with the … Continue reading With the Tararuas set to be 1080’d, ex Mayor Feyen advocates a return to alternatives like trapping

Why is DoC set to poison Fiordland’s stoats when stoats don’t eat 1080 baits & threatened native Kea do?

WET JACKET PENINSULAS, FIORDLAND, AERIAL 1080 POISON DROP STARTS – WEEP FOR THE KEA! By Carol Sawyer “So, here they are again and this time DoC have done a wee conjuring trick and say it is for stoats (there being no rats). Stoats don’t eat 1080 baits.” “We have an estimated 1,000 Kea left in … Continue reading Why is DoC set to poison Fiordland’s stoats when stoats don’t eat 1080 baits & threatened native Kea do?

DoC’s been doubling down on their Sth. Is. 1080 poisoning operations-Jacinda’s magic money tree?

JACINDA’S MAGIC MONEY TREE – LIST OF 1080 OPERATIONS BELOW By Carol Sawyer Never have I seen so many winter aerial 1080 operations as now! They barely gave themselves a breathing space. The Dept of Conservation aerially 1080-poisoned 61,000 hectares of the Waitutu Forest and the Princess Mountains, Fiordland, March 11-12, 2020, two weeks before … Continue reading DoC’s been doubling down on their Sth. Is. 1080 poisoning operations-Jacinda’s magic money tree?

MICHAEL MEEHAN, DIRECTOR OF PCR LTD (CHCH 1080 BAIT FACTORY), AND CEO OF WEST COAST REGIONAL COUNCIL, RESIGNS

By Carol Sawyer Did he see the writing on the wall? Below is a letter I wrote to him a month ago. May 28, 2020 is the anniversary of the explosion in the Bromley, Christchurch, warehouse leased by PCR Ltd, where PCR Ltd/Kiwicare Corp Ltd was illegally making pure 1080… without a resource consent… inside … Continue reading MICHAEL MEEHAN, DIRECTOR OF PCR LTD (CHCH 1080 BAIT FACTORY), AND CEO OF WEST COAST REGIONAL COUNCIL, RESIGNS