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    Northland's Russell State Forest receives 1080 drop

    Northland's Russell State Forest has become the latest target for a 1080 aerial drop as part of a 20 year plan to help restore the forest.

  2. Video for Nationwide silent hīkoi protests held against 1080
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    Nationwide silent hīkoi protests held against 1080

    Thousands marched the streets in cities and towns across the country, in a united peaceful protest against the use of 1080. Hīkoi of a Poisoned Nation organiser Alan Gurden says they are calling for a moratorium on all 1080 activity immediately.

  3. Video for Open letter opposes national 1080 ban
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    Open letter opposes national 1080 ban

    Environmentalist and indigenous rights advocate, Tina Ngata, has released a letter on an independent website called 'Ngahere Justice’ regarding the use of 1080 and prominent Māori environmentalists and activists have signed on to the statement.

  4. Video for Ngāti Pahauwera trap their own pests
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    Ngāti Pahauwera trap their own pests

    In 2015 Ngāti Pahauwera protested against 1080 being dropped in their Mohaka Forest, and today they've realised the vision of doing their own pest management and creating employment for their people. 

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    DOC calls in police after alleged vehicle tampering

    The Department of Conservation has laid complaints with police after several incidents of alleged vehicle tampering in the past few weeks.

  6. Video for Mixed feelings on use of 1080
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    Mixed feelings on use of 1080

    1080 was a focal point at the Whānau, Hapū and Iwi in Conservation conference held in Te Teko. Māori conservationists as well as representatives from the Department of Conservation debated the continued use of 1080 around NZ. 

  7. Video for 1080 dropped over Hunua Ranges
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    1080 dropped over Hunua Ranges

    Clyde Graf, a campaigner against the use of 1080, says flight charts show that the poison was dropped throughout the forest and over waterways in the Hunua Ranges.  But the Auckland Council says that 1080 drops are the most effective way of managing the pest problem in the range bordering the region. 

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    Ōnuku Marae to host Ngāi Tahu Treaty Festival

    Discussing freshwater issues, citizenship, diversity and the Treaty, is the focus of this year's Waitangi Day commemorations festivities.

  9. Video for Ngāti Pahauwera hunters oppose planned 1080 drop
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    Ngāti Pahauwera hunters oppose planned 1080 drop

    A planned aerial drop of the poison 1080 in the Mohaka Forest at the end of October has got Ngāti Pahauwera hunters seeing red.  Members of the Northern Hawke's Bay tribe say the poison would be detrimental to one of their main food sources. 

  10. Video for DoC outline reasons for 1080 use
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    DoC outline reasons for 1080 use

    As investigations continue regarding the blackmail threat to contaminate infant milk powder with 1080 poison, the Department of Conservation (DoC) outlined the reason it uses the poison for pest control. 

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