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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

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“Private lands, which often have numerous owners, are being targeted for 1080 drops by Ospri, DOC and regional councils. A local area, Mahakirau, with 20 partners, “agreed” to poisoning on the strength of a single signature and a bribe of $10,000.  At Kennedy’s Bay a group of land parcels with hundreds of different Maori owners, is to receive a 1080 drop on the say-so of just two members of the community.  The lack of consultation in both operations has caused enormous friction in the particular communities. In the case of Tataraakina only one trustee gave consent for their lands to be poisoned. How much longer will these authorities be allowed to get away with this behaviour?”

READ FULL ARTICLE AT THE LINK

https://coranz.org.nz/time-to-rein-in-ospri-over-bovine-tb-illogic/?fbclid=IwAR1dHOSMeVRg1U8g62cyiYrmyKUlmYd3yF4rQrfyS7fQE64LxmVDOonGQwQ

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Complaints re NZ’s Police Raids – they’re setting citizen against citizen … when does “vigilant” become “vindictive”?

 

From Carol Sawyer

Featuring an article from Stuff:

Gun owners upset by ‘heavy-handed’ police raids complain to IPCA:

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/christchurch-shooting/112872575/complaints-about-heavyhanded-raids-on-gun-owners-land-at-ipca?fbclid=IwAR24tHJo3mi91ZXCEBsZ2Vxa3_hWtibaU6yB5CaR3oNOMdXgdyyL9-aYf8k


 

“These visits are carried out as a result of police receiving information about concerning behaviour. Many of these are from members of the public who are being vigilant as we have asked them to be and have rightly passed their concerns on to police.”

Also in another news item:

“Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Thursday two more groups of semi-automatic guns would be classified as military-style semi-automatic firearms following Christchurch’s terror attacks.

  • Semi-automatic firearm that can be used in combination with detachable magazine (other than one designed to hold 0.22-inch or smaller rimfire cartridges), and capable of holding more than five cartridges
  • Semi-automatic shotgun capable of being used in combination with a detachable magazine that can hold more than five cartridges”

 

March 24, 2019, Stuff

 

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