DoC are dragging their feet over OIA requests about the secret storage of 1080 at Whitianga

Thanks to reader manukapath for this link. Have a read of the background info at fyi.org.nz, but do also scroll right down to the last entry on Feb 24th (still unanswered) by S.C. McKee,  a scathing commentary on what DoC should be doing and isn’t. Questions DoC is not answering adequately. For further background on … Continue reading DoC are dragging their feet over OIA requests about the secret storage of 1080 at Whitianga

Dysfunctional DoC & 1080: Disturbances in Whitianga: Breaches And Aggression (Kapiti Independent News)

Note: Scroll down at the link to  February 14, 15, 16  and 18 to see the earlier articles to this series. From Kapiti Independent News This whole raruraru (trouble) in Whitianga and beyond, demonstrates that the Department of Conservation is dysfunctional, and treats local residents and local government alike with arrogance. The public experiences the … Continue reading Dysfunctional DoC & 1080: Disturbances in Whitianga: Breaches And Aggression (Kapiti Independent News)

A Horowhenua fire in January destroyed a Horizons storage depot containing ‘highly toxic’ 1080 pesticide

‘Highly toxic’ according to the manufacturer’s 1080 data sheet which also warns: Do not burn the product as highly toxic hydrogen fluoride gas may be released. The Horowhenua DC didn’t even know there had been a fire until one week later. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES: The pellets have a low flammability risk unless pre-heated, however the … Continue reading A Horowhenua fire in January destroyed a Horizons storage depot containing ‘highly toxic’ 1080 pesticide

Stop on the Kapiti 1080 Drop?

That balanced biodiversity (Kapiti Island’s) is still a dream on the mainland, but in the first months of 2018, it will come significantly closer after a TBfree aerial 1080 possum control operation knocks down possums and rats across a large chunk of TB vector risk area – 11,000 hectares of bush and forest along the foothills of … Continue reading Stop on the Kapiti 1080 Drop?

Community groups, farmers, doctors, scientists and individuals are actively working toward a complete ban of 1080 poison use in NZ

Originally posted on Rangitikei Enviromental Health Watch:
An excellent new website/resource from the Graf Boys (Clyde & Steve Graf) who have actively campaigned for many years against the wholesale slathering of NZ with 1080 poison.  These guys are not armchair experts. The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies 1080 as ‘Extremely Hazardous’, most countries ban it…

Singer Song-writer releases anti-1080 song “Poison Rain”

‘Poison Rain’ calls for an end to 1080 poison and other rodenticides in New Zealand, poison that is banned in many countries. The song asks for a better solution to be found, one that does not involve tons of poison continually tipped on New Zealand’s native forests. From naturalmedicine.net.nz by Katherine Smith Singer-Songwriter Aly Cook … Continue reading Singer Song-writer releases anti-1080 song “Poison Rain”

Did you know that a NZ man died from 1080 poisoning in 1966? … his family is still waiting for NZ authorities to acknowledge this

From stuff.co.nz 2009 The family of a Mataura possum hunter who died from 1080 poisoning 43 years ago want his death publicly acknowledged by the Department of Conservation and Animal Health Board. Both agencies say no-one has died of accidental 1080 poisoning in New Zealand. But Ian Buchanan’s widow, 69-year-old Elva Wicks, of Invercargill, said … Continue reading Did you know that a NZ man died from 1080 poisoning in 1966? … his family is still waiting for NZ authorities to acknowledge this

Suspected 1080 poisoning cases

The Putaruru family Note: most recent article at the top POISONED WAIKATO FAMILY: An experienced hunter asks why no authorities have contacted the hunter who provided the meat that may also have killed his own dog 27/1/18 Press Release following further examination of the poisoned Waikato family’s medical notes – Kathy White 22/1/18 A recent … Continue reading Suspected 1080 poisoning cases

“The Killing Nation: New Zealand’s State-Sponsored Addiction to Poison 1080″… a new must-read book exposing the $100 mill industry that makes our ‘clean & green’ image look farcical

NZ now has a Poison Industrial Complex (PIC) which deliberately targets the media with good news propaganda justifying it’s continued existence. If you don’t believe this read the latest book by Reihana Robinson exposing New Zealand’s PIC, available on Amazon.   “Environmental activist and researcher Reihana Robinson explodes the carefully cultivated myth of New Zealand … Continue reading “The Killing Nation: New Zealand’s State-Sponsored Addiction to Poison 1080″… a new must-read book exposing the $100 mill industry that makes our ‘clean & green’ image look farcical