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

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

OSPRI admits to killing 92% of deer at Molesworth Stn in an aerial 1080 drop

See also our previous post on this admission: OSPRI FINALLY ADMITS IT KILLED 92% OF MOLESWORTH STN’S DEER IN 2017 WITH 1080 POISON INTENDED FOR POSSUMS (AN ESTIMATED 4,000 DEER) By The Graf Boys It’s nice to see OSPRI – a govt department and poisoning agency – declare that 92% of deer were poisoned in … Continue reading OSPRI admits to killing 92% of deer at Molesworth Stn in an aerial 1080 drop

Did you know that the origin of 1080 poison traces all the way back to Monsanto? The corporation also linked to Agent Orange

Yes commonly referred to as the most evil corporation on the planet, recently morphed (not gone really) into Bayer & currently facing law suits about cancer-causing glyphosate found in Roundup. Then into the mix we have the Tull company that bought the patent for 1080 which is known for selling its product to NZ that … Continue reading Did you know that the origin of 1080 poison traces all the way back to Monsanto? The corporation also linked to Agent Orange

1080 & the steely cold face of corporations

We recently posted a story about Joel Lund of Wanaka who while attending a local function, chanced upon Lou Sanson, the CE of NZ’s Department of Conservation (DoC). As anyone would, Joel made the most of that random opportunity to ask him some questions. It’s getting pretty difficult to dialogue with any DoC staff these … Continue reading 1080 & the steely cold face of corporations

The SPCA’s been roundly censured for daring to suggest that death by 1080 is inhumane

Recently the SPCA (finally) spoke out about the animal cruelty associated with 1080 poisoning of NZ’s creatures, calling for a look into alternatives. If ever a death was cruel it was death by 1080. It has been likened by a veterinarian to two days worth of slow electrocution. (Search Youtube for video evidence of this. … Continue reading The SPCA’s been roundly censured for daring to suggest that death by 1080 is inhumane

Why are people so concerned about 1080?

With the ranks of those who oppose the aerial spreading of 1080 swelling exponentially, you may well be asking, why are folk so concerned about this poison? (Note, If you are new to 1080 poison read here for an overview). I’ve been following this issue for at least three years now & this widespread aerial distribution of … Continue reading Why are people so concerned about 1080?

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

A former mayor of Taupo who advocated banning of aerial 1080 exposes the`gravy train’ that is “making a small group of people rich”

An article from Stuff dated 2010, on the gravy train that is 1080. Much has been written on this topic (ie the gravy train aspect) including by the late Bill Benfield in his book The Third Wave. I will be posting his information in the near future. And another up-to-date article to come on the … Continue reading A former mayor of Taupo who advocated banning of aerial 1080 exposes the`gravy train’ that is “making a small group of people rich”

A 1080 poison drop in the Manawatu Gorge is imminent

NOTE re updates: I’m getting updates from people so will add them as I hear. I’ve added info provided via social media about avenues of possible action for Iwi anywhere in NZ who do not want aerial 1080 drops. See below. Re the FB Share button: I’ve twice had to edit & reinstate it. Sometimes … Continue reading A 1080 poison drop in the Manawatu Gorge is imminent

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

The NZ Govt is teaching your child that Class 1A ecotoxin 1080, banned by most countries, is ‘not very dangerous to humans’

Note: As your kids head back to school, keep an eye out for the poison propaganda. IMO it is not acceptable to send an official text book message to young children that a class 1A ecotoxin, classed by WHO as ‘highly hazardous’, is not very dangerous to humans. There is no antidote to this poison … Continue reading The NZ Govt is teaching your child that Class 1A ecotoxin 1080, banned by most countries, is ‘not very dangerous to humans’

The very Govt organization that issues consents for 1080 drops is to conduct the ‘independent’ review of DoC’s recent aerial operation that killed 8 cows

“Waikato Regional Council will undertake the independent review.“ NZ Herald. Related: https://envirowatchrangitikei.wordpress.com/2018/09/29/with-an-estimated-158-stock-deaths-pa-in-nz-docs-proposed-independent-review-of-the-waikato-1080-drop-that-killed-8-cows-is-rare-indeed/ This is all very in-house isn’t it? Not unlike how the Police investigate themselves. Or how Monsanto long ago in the 1970s tested Roundup themselves for safety. Also a bit like asking the second hand car dealer to check over the car you are … Continue reading The very Govt organization that issues consents for 1080 drops is to conduct the ‘independent’ review of DoC’s recent aerial operation that killed 8 cows

Controlling the 1080 dialogue – our journalists are “tools and vassals of rich men behind the scenes”

Predictably, after the NZ Govt ignored our two men who walked the entire length of the two Islands with their concerns about environmental pollution & the poisoning of our whenua & kai, the media continues to take from the hand that feeds them & report only what will support a favourable public perception of the … Continue reading Controlling the 1080 dialogue – our journalists are “tools and vassals of rich men behind the scenes”

In 2004 the DHS was asked to ban the production of odorless, tasteless 1080 – the most toxic pesticide registered by WHO – because it could be used by terrorists to poison US water supplies

Note : Tull was closed only recently. Clearly NZers have not been the only people concerned about the toxicity of 1080 & its contamination of waterways. In the UK and the EU it was banned. See our other story to come. By Jay Reeves December 19, 2004   The small factory at the end of Burton … Continue reading In 2004 the DHS was asked to ban the production of odorless, tasteless 1080 – the most toxic pesticide registered by WHO – because it could be used by terrorists to poison US water supplies

The peaceful anti 1080 protest Saturday 8th Sept: find a venue near you

Hikoi of a Poisoned Nation shared a Page.   Updated here when information becomes available: THURSDAY 6 SEPTEMBER 2018. The NORTH ISLAND HIKOI was at FOXTON about 2pm yesterday walking South toward LEVIN and PARAPARAUMU. Dan Lane and Emille’s daughter Te Ora are now with the Hikoi. The SOUTH ISLAND HIKOI departs PICTON today. Alan Gurden will … Continue reading The peaceful anti 1080 protest Saturday 8th Sept: find a venue near you

Predator free 2050 – creating a generation who ‘find killing animals weirdly addictive’

The new move by Predator Free 2050 to eradicate cats. A new insidiously inhumane killer poison on a par with 1080 in terms of cruelty is already being trialed in the Hawke’s Bay. Thanks to The Truth About 1080 Poison Facebook page for the link to this article from Bob Kerridge. Bob has had a … Continue reading Predator free 2050 – creating a generation who ‘find killing animals weirdly addictive’

In 1992, a NZ farmer who had not consented to a 1080 drop on his farm, lost 70 deer after a helicopter bucket ‘malfunctioned’ it was claimed

In addition this farmer found a large quantity of baits in the waterways! From Dr Meriel Watts “In 1992 a NZ farm lost 70 deer when an amount of 1080, claimed by contractors to be 10 kilos but calculated by the farmer to have been 71 kilos, was lost over the farm when the helicopter … Continue reading In 1992, a NZ farmer who had not consented to a 1080 drop on his farm, lost 70 deer after a helicopter bucket ‘malfunctioned’ it was claimed

How the NZ Govt’s 1080 pesticide company re branded itself and why

Orillion is the new name for the Govt/corporation owned factory in Whanganui that manufactures 1080, the poison that is distributed liberally over our land in an endeavour to make us pest free. Per annum they drop 4,000 kg, enough to kill 20 million people. This is 22,000 times more than the rest of the world … Continue reading How the NZ Govt’s 1080 pesticide company re branded itself and why

Go into a 1080-poisoned forest, see for yourself says a NZ bushman of 35 years – non target birds are dying

NOTE: This is a burning issue in NZ currently, a nation advertised as clean and green is anything but. They are poisoning our environment with greater intensity under the guise of saving birds. Folk visiting here should be warned & not drink water from the streams as many tourists do. One tourist here died & her … Continue reading Go into a 1080-poisoned forest, see for yourself says a NZ bushman of 35 years – non target birds are dying

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