Kathy White: 1080 – The Unintended Consequences for Water, Wildlife and Us

Published on May 5, 2019 Kathy White, a Waikato Regional Councillor (in NZ), shares her excellent presentation 1080 – The Unintended Consequences for Water, Wildlife and Us with the FLORA & FAUNA Aotearoa Sustainable Conservation Conference attendees, about the use of 1080 and pest control, health effects and more. The FLORA & FAUNA Aotearoa Sustainable … Continue reading Kathy White: 1080 – The Unintended Consequences for Water, Wildlife and Us

If 1080 breaks down to become ‘harmless’ in water, why was it once dyed to show up in floodwaters or in the case of terror attacks, in public water reservoirs?

By Carol Sawyer BLACK DYE IN THE PURE 1080 POISON – “SO IT WILL SHOW UP IN FLOODWATERS AND IN PUBLIC WATER RESERVOIRS”!!!! “The Nixon administration in 1972 banned the use of 1080 for livestock protection after complaints that it was also killing eagles and other animals” In the 2004 article below, Charles Wigley, owner … Continue reading If 1080 breaks down to become ‘harmless’ in water, why was it once dyed to show up in floodwaters or in the case of terror attacks, in public water reservoirs?

In Sept 2018, 19 Doctors who were neither conspiracy theorists nor violent activists, expressed concern about the depositing of 1080 into Auckland’s water supply

People who are against excessive use of poisons in our environment are neither violent, extreme activists nor conspiracy theorists as the media would have you believe. To confirm this you simply must read the independent information. To begin with at least, here is a list of 19 Doctors … why would they spend their valuable … Continue reading In Sept 2018, 19 Doctors who were neither conspiracy theorists nor violent activists, expressed concern about the depositing of 1080 into Auckland’s water supply

In 2016 a former DOC ranger expressed concerned with 1080 getting into Taranaki’s waterways

Note: Taranaki is soon to be re 1080’d (2019). See details below the Stuff article on that. I am noticing in discussions around aerial 1080 drops, folk are saying they’ve not heard of any health effects happening. What you need to know however, is when it comes to testing for 1080 there are parameters around … Continue reading In 2016 a former DOC ranger expressed concerned with 1080 getting into Taranaki’s waterways

DOCTORS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT 1080 POISON BEING DEPOSITED IN DRINKING WATER

By J. James infonews.co.nz IMMEDIATE PRESS RELEASE* THE INCREDIBLE LETTER BELOW HAS BEEN PREPARED BY DOCTORS WHO ARE CONCERNED ABOUT 1080 POISON BEING DEPOSITED IN DRINKING WATER Open letter to the Government, Friday, 21st September 2018. As doctors, we are extremely concerned about the health risk of depositing poisoned bait over 22,500 hectares of the Hunua … Continue reading DOCTORS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT 1080 POISON BEING DEPOSITED IN DRINKING WATER

1080 was added to water supplies by Germany in WW2 as a chemical weapon says a US manufacturer – & the NZ authorities are dropping it aerially into NZ’s waterways

This statement is made within correspondence in 1994 by an Eltham resident (NZ) to a US manufacturer of 1080 (details supplied in the document at the end of the article). The person was trying to ascertain the level of risk to environment and health regarding an imminent drop of 1080 poison into a Taranaki National … Continue reading 1080 was added to water supplies by Germany in WW2 as a chemical weapon says a US manufacturer – & the NZ authorities are dropping it aerially into NZ’s waterways

In NZ 1080 can now be dropped into any sized waterway: the manufacturer’s warning says NOT to drop it into waterways

So NZ seems to be able to just bypass the manufacturer’s instructions. And we the public are supposed to just ignore these guidelines too & trust that all’s good? Where is the scientific data that says it’s now safe? The years long scientific testing of 1080 in water? I haven’t seen any. And what other … Continue reading In NZ 1080 can now be dropped into any sized waterway: the manufacturer’s warning says NOT to drop it into waterways

Prior to its US ban, 1080 was added to water to poison ship rats – yet DoC says it’s safe in our waterways

Remember the NZ Government has changed the rules so that 1080 poison, a Class 1A Ecotoxin, can be dropped directly into our waterways, without a consent from regional councils. They assure us it is perfectly safe and breaks down in water. And yet, here we see historically it was added to water to poison rats. … Continue reading Prior to its US ban, 1080 was added to water to poison ship rats – yet DoC says it’s safe in our waterways

Post 1080-drop water monitoring: a former Greens MP says there is gross misrepresentation around the official figures presented by DoC

Former Greens MP Steffan Browning, interviewed recently by Raglan Community Radio, discusses his preference for exploring alternative methods in culling pests. He also believes the information supplied to Eugenie Sage regarding the frequency of finding 1080 in water samples is at odds with independent testing. Official figures say 1080 is detected only 3% of the … Continue reading Post 1080-drop water monitoring: a former Greens MP says there is gross misrepresentation around the official figures presented by DoC

A Hunua Ranges 1080 drop in 1994 left Auckland’s water treatment filters packed with poison pellets

With the Hunua Ranges 1080 drop about to happen following a brief foray in court to stop it, where the judge deemed it should go ahead anyway in spite of 19 Doctors writing to the government cautioning about health risks. Not to mention DoC’s lawyers asking that their scientist not be cross examined… how dodgy … Continue reading A Hunua Ranges 1080 drop in 1994 left Auckland’s water treatment filters packed with poison pellets