“Battering the Birds” – DoC’s planned 1080 drops: 2,400 tonnes of baits — Waikanae Watch

By Carol Sawyer The spurious justification Another severe beech mast is occurring across NZ right now. There is also heavy rimu fruiting and tussock seed production in many areas. This is expected to lead to very high rodent and stoat numbers in most public conservation lands from Spring 2019 onwards. DOC has planned its largest ever predator […]

via “Battering the Birds” – DoC’s planned 1080 drops: 2,400 tonnes of baits — Waikanae Watch

This year alone we are throwing enough 1080 poison on NZ to kill 85 million people – and we don’t even test our food for 1080 residues! — Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch

By Carol Sawyer Recent information from Animal Control Products Ltd is that DoC buy between 30% and 50% of their 1080 product every year, that OSPRI and regional councils account for another 40%, and (presumably) ZIP and Predator Free NZ account for the rest…. between 10% and 30%. As DoC have produced maps showing they […]

via This year alone we are throwing enough 1080 poison on NZ to kill 85 million people – and we don’t even test our food for 1080 residues! — Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch

WHY RESCUE HELICOPTERS ( PRIMARY, RELIEF, BACKUP, WHATEVER……..) SHOULDN’T BE USED IN 1080 POISON OPS — Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch

By Carol Sawyer There has been much discussion about the helicopters used in HeliOtago’s 1080 drops being also used as rescue helicopters for the Otago Rescue Helicopter Trust. Some people have said that toxic 1080 dust can not get into the helicopters because the blades push the dust down and away from the machines. I […]

via WHY RESCUE HELICOPTERS ( PRIMARY, RELIEF, BACKUP, WHATEVER……..) SHOULDN’T BE USED IN 1080 POISON OPS — Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch

A whole flock numbering hundreds of Kea wiped out in one 1080 drop – a farmer speaks out — Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch

By Carol Sawyer “I USED TO HAVE A HUGE FLOCK OF KEA AROUND MY FARM DOWN THE WEST COAST… ..and when they did a big 1080 drop, maybe 12 or 15 years ago, they completely wiped this flock of several hundred, possibly as many as a thousand, Kea out in one fell swoop. They were […]

via A whole flock numbering hundreds of Kea wiped out in one 1080 drop – a farmer speaks out — Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch

The NZ authorities entrusted with your safety are not alarmed by a claim in mainstream media that 1080 pellets are safe to eat — Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch

Recently, environmentalist David McDonald contacted HS Safety Compliance in concern over a recent article from Stuff where “Epro operations director Ian Roberts said if they [forestry workers] had touched or even eaten one of the baits it would not have harmed them.” (You can read that article at this link). David McDonald writes: “I demand […]

via The NZ authorities entrusted with your safety are not alarmed by a claim in mainstream media that 1080 pellets are safe to eat — Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch

Some 30 tonnes of 1080 poison from a flooded Sth Westland storage shed was recently disposed of at Marton’s Bonny Glen landfill — Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch

By Carol Sawyer JJ NOLAN TRANSPORT’S FLOODED 1080 STORAGE SHED, HAAST, SOUTH WESTLAND – POISON WAS DUMPED AT MARTON LANDFILL!! Today we learn that the flood-damaged 1080 poison was trucked and ferried over 1,000 kms to the ironically-named Bonny Glen Landfill *** at Marton, Manawatu/Whanganui… read on : On May 18, 2019, I received this […]

via Some 30 tonnes of 1080 poison from a flooded Sth Westland storage shed was recently disposed of at Marton’s Bonny Glen landfill — Rangitikei Environmental Health Watch