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 NZ authorities poison the waterways with 1080 with dubious ‘scientific’ justification … we ALL live downstream & it needs to go

No we are not terrorists we are ENVIRONMENTALISTS who don’t want to be poisoned.  Love this video … says it all. Thanks Benny Rebel. EWR We live together and everybody lives downstream We live together and everybody lives downstream One people One Planet One Circumstance One home One love One second chance And they call … Continue reading The NZ authorities poison the waterways with 1080 with dubious ‘scientific’ justification … we ALL live downstream & it needs to go

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

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

1080 Poison Dropped Directly into Auckland’s Waterways in 2015 – With Regional Council’s Consent

Originally posted on Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKB1q5JDNvY TheGrafBoys Published on Feb 8, 2016 The Auckland Council stated in its pacifying document that it used “highly accurate GPS application technology to apply bait”. The truth is that GPS technology was used to ensure every stream and watercourse within the drop boundaries were spread with 1080…

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 Environmental Health Watch:
This is a 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 supply…

In New Zealand, it’s the authorities contaminating the waterways with 1080 poison & the people fighting to keep their water pure are getting arrested doing it

Despite a resolution passed by the Westland District Council in 2009, to keep the deadly pesticide-insecticide – 1080 poison – out of water catchments – ridgeline to ridgeline – the Animal Health Board breached the council’s decision, and in August 2012, poisoned the Hokitika watercatchment, again … (the GrafBoys’ channel) TheGrafBoys Published on Aug 24, … Continue reading In New Zealand, it’s the authorities contaminating the waterways with 1080 poison & the people fighting to keep their water pure are getting arrested doing it

DoC continues to drop 1080 into waterways with impunity, in spite of the manufacturer’s warnings – this time into a Coromandel dairy farmer’s supply that feeds his stock

From the GrafBoys’ TV-Wild channel: TheGrafBoys Published on Mar 16, 2018 Dairy farmer Bevan Fox talks about 1080 poison in his dairy shed water supply (footage from most recent aerial 1080 poison operation across the southern Coromandel Peninsula) …        

Animal Carcasses and 1080 Poison Baits Contaminate Waterways – District Health Board Responds Clyde Graf

From Tasmanian Times he Graf Boys – Clyde & Steve Graf Rural families all across New Zealand are being exposed to 1080 poison, and increased risks of bacteria from decomposing animal carcasses, in their drinking water. In August, two councillors from Waikato Regional Council presented concerns to the Waikato District Health Board’s Medical Officers of … Continue reading Animal Carcasses and 1080 Poison Baits Contaminate Waterways – District Health Board Responds Clyde Graf

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

This is a 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 supply water without notifying the consumers of that … Continue reading 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

1080 Poison Dropped Directly into Auckland’s Waterways in 2015 – With Regional Council’s Consent

TheGrafBoys Published on Feb 8, 2016 The Auckland Council stated in its pacifying document that it used “highly accurate GPS application technology to apply bait”. The truth is that GPS technology was used to ensure every stream and watercourse within the drop boundaries were spread with 1080 poison. The Auckland Regional Public Health Service set … Continue reading 1080 Poison Dropped Directly into Auckland’s Waterways in 2015 – With Regional Council’s Consent

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

Jane Goodall Says Don’t Use 1080, Jan Wright Says Use More

An article here from psychologytoday.com, Mark Bekoff PhD, on the use of 1080 in NZ. Use would be a polite word given NZ has been literally slathered with this deadly poison for over 50 years. It’s killing everything and not just pests. EWR “New Zealand’s former Commissioner of the Environment—1080 is moderately humane.” “There are … Continue reading Jane Goodall Says Don’t Use 1080, Jan Wright Says Use More

PRESS RELEASE: Independent Testing Shows North Beach Wildlife Poisoned by 1080 (Sodium Monofluoroacetate)

Note: 1. “The full results of these independent tests are on Flora and Fauna of Aotearoa’s website and copies will be sent to relevant government agencies and MPs.” 2. The link to the results has disappeared once already (showing an error sign). Please alert me in the comments or the contact page if this happens … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Independent Testing Shows North Beach Wildlife Poisoned by 1080 (Sodium Monofluoroacetate)

In spite of independent testing revealing 1080 poisoning in the North Beach rats, DoC’s testing reveals none

Remember folk, this is from the same establishment that in 2006 lost a young deceased woman’s heart on its way for 1080 testing. The same establishment that failed to test the poisoned Waikato family for 1080 in the required time frame as an initially responding MD recommended. The same establishment that is still getting around … Continue reading In spite of independent testing revealing 1080 poisoning in the North Beach rats, DoC’s testing reveals none

All 1080-poisoned carcasses should be buried at least a metre deep, at least half a mile from human habitation & at least half a mile from any waterway – are NZ authorities exempt?

“A hole hastily dug in sand on a tourist beach by the Dept of Conservation last weekend doesn’t cut it! A hole containing 700 dead rats, a goat, seabirds and marine life… a toxic time bomb !” It’s been pointed out in the article here below the 1080 manufacturer’s instructions regarding the disposal of 1080-poisoned … Continue reading All 1080-poisoned carcasses should be buried at least a metre deep, at least half a mile from human habitation & at least half a mile from any waterway – are NZ authorities exempt?

Two NZ environmental groups reveal Westport Beach Rat Carcasses Tested Positive for 1080 Poison … they believe a precautionary approach should have been used by the authorities

Westport Beach Carcasses Tested Positive for 1080 Poison (Posted at the Ban 1080 South Island Facebook group) “Flora and Fauna Aotearoa and Clean Green New Zealand Trust believe a precautionary approach should have been adopted whilst testing was underway. The beach should immediately have been closed to the public as there is – and continues … Continue reading Two NZ environmental groups reveal Westport Beach Rat Carcasses Tested Positive for 1080 Poison … they believe a precautionary approach should have been used by the authorities

More important info on Milford’s post-aerial 1080 drop water

WHAT’S IN THE WATER? MILFORD SOUND, FIORDLAND NOTE: The NZ authorities do not practice the precautionary principle with the spreading of 1080 poison. In fact they are now legally allowed to drop it into your waterways without the previously required consents, even though the manufacturer’s warning says take care not to drop it into the waterways. Whilst they continue … Continue reading More important info on Milford’s post-aerial 1080 drop water

The NZ government’s new rules are that NO stream or waterway needs to be avoided by helicopters dropping 1080 poison

BUFFER ZONES ROUND LAKES, RIVERS AND STREAMS NO LONGER A REQUIREMENT AT 1080 POISON DROPS By Carol Sawyer Someone has just asked me if having GPS in a helicopter means 1080 poison baits do not need to be dropped into waterways – i.e.that streams and waterways could be avoided. Well, yes, but ag pilots tell … Continue reading The NZ government’s new rules are that NO stream or waterway needs to be avoided by helicopters dropping 1080 poison

A dog was euthanized in 2018 after suspected 1080 poisoning in Ak’s Hunua Ranges … learn however what mainstream ISN’T telling you about the Hunua aerial 1080 drops

There is no effective antidote for 1080 poisoning in humans. A retired NZ MD Charles Baycroft has kindly & bravely told us that 1080 poisoning won’t be found because MDs are not allowed to look for it. Neither are you allowed to do an epidemiological study into its effects on humans. So if you die … Continue reading A dog was euthanized in 2018 after suspected 1080 poisoning in Ak’s Hunua Ranges … learn however what mainstream ISN’T telling you about the Hunua aerial 1080 drops

Re unlawful acts of the Crown regarding 1080 poison: A NZ lawyer with multiple science degrees is expert witness at the Intl Tribunal for Natural Justice

International Tribunal for Natural Justice Uploaded on Sep 5, 2019 Lawyer, Sue Grey testifies to a number of unlawful acts of the crown and its contractors who have been aerially spreading deadly poison, called 1080, on DOC land, Maori Land and private land. Sue and her team has identified over 10 possible legal challenges involving … Continue reading Re unlawful acts of the Crown regarding 1080 poison: A NZ lawyer with multiple science degrees is expert witness at the Intl Tribunal for Natural Justice

‘Family face long wait over backpacker’s lost heart’ (2006) & mainstream failed to mention suspected 1080 poisoning

And ‘long’ it has been. What the Herald failed to mention is that her Doctor suspected 1080 poisoning which is why he asked for her heart to be tested. Please read our earlier article on this … the Doctor was in effect stone walled which confirms Dr Baycroft’s information (see below). Have you ever heard … Continue reading ‘Family face long wait over backpacker’s lost heart’ (2006) & mainstream failed to mention suspected 1080 poisoning

Nydia Track Trampers hit by falling 1080 pellets

Sadly this is what has happened on more than one occasion in (not) clean green New Zealand. A warning about 1080 poison a Class 1A Ecotoxin that unbelievably NZ authorities claim is not very dangerous: our authorities do not practice the precautionary principle with the spreading of 1080 poison. In fact they are now legally … Continue reading Nydia Track Trampers hit by falling 1080 pellets

Milford Sound 1080 drop: what you need to consider regarding the drinking water – an update

The NZ authorities do not practice the precautionary principle with the spreading of 1080 poison. In fact they are now legally allowed to drop it into your waterways without the previously required consents, even though the manufacturer’s warning says take care not to drop it into the waterways. Whilst they continue to claim it is … Continue reading Milford Sound 1080 drop: what you need to consider regarding the drinking water – an update

Could this be your cat? … the two-day- long cruel & agonizing route to death by the govt-funded Class 1A Ecotoxin 1080 poison

A recent aerial 1080 drop in the Taranaki region has left somebody’s pet cat dead. Two weeks ago Cindy McArthur captured the image of this unfortunate animal in the Kaitake Ranges just as she found it & soon after the drop … in a position characteristic of any animal that dies this way … spine … Continue reading Could this be your cat? … the two-day- long cruel & agonizing route to death by the govt-funded Class 1A Ecotoxin 1080 poison

Upcoming aerial 1080 drop, Luggate – ‘unjustifiable & very dangerous to community’ – an ag-pilot speaks out

UPCOMING AERIAL 1080 DROP, LUGGATE – UNJUSTIFIABLE AND VERY DANGEROUS TO COMMUNITY – AN AG-PILOT SPEAKS OUT By Carol Sawyer DUST CONTAMINATION: The immediate threat to Luggate township, (near Wanaka, Central Otago), is that the prevailing wind at this time of year comes straight down the valley to Luggate. See ag-pilot John Sarginson’s testimony here: … Continue reading Upcoming aerial 1080 drop, Luggate – ‘unjustifiable & very dangerous to community’ – an ag-pilot speaks out