Displaying items by tag: 1080

Friday, 29 May 2020 09:51

Calling all 5G nutters

You can just about understand the NZ Outdoors Party’s stance on 1080. It’s not a scientific stance, but at least it aligns with the views of a constituency.

Published in Milking It
Thursday, 21 November 2019 11:20

OSPRI & deer hunters butt heads on 1080

The NZ Deerstalkers Association (NZDA) has made incorrect and misleading claims on aerial possum control operations, claims OSPRI.

Published in General News
Thursday, 20 December 2018 14:12

1080 covered 875,000 hectares last year

The aerial use of 1080 during 2017 covered 875,000 ha of land, says the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA).

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 October 2018 11:31

Own goal

Your old mate realises he risks an outpouring of hatred and bile from the tin foil hat-wearing types who support the anti-1080 movement, but he reckons they have proven beyond a doubt that they are total nutjobs.

Published in The Hound
Wednesday, 30 March 2016 08:55

Jail time for 1080 scaremonger

Dairy industry leaders have welcomed the successful prosecution of a businessman who threatened to spike infant formula with 1080.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 01 March 2016 09:06

1080 blackmailer’s motive disputed

The man who threatened to put 1080 into infant formula has been named as Jeremy Hamish Kerr, 60, of Auckland.

Published in General News

The 'businessman' who threatened the NZ dairy industry with 1080 contamination in baby formula if use of the pest-killing poison wasn't terminated apparently intended to gain economic advantage for a product of his own.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 13:00

1080 blackmailer faces court

The man allegedly behind threats to contaminate infant formula with 1080 could end up before the High Court.

Published in General News
Friday, 03 July 2015 09:31

TB control plan under fire

The anti-1080 lobby Farmers Against Ten Eighty (FATE) is claiming possums are scapegoats for TB outbreaks nationwide.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 02 April 2015 11:48

1080 nutjob

Some 1080 opponents were indecently quick to distance themselves from the eco-terrorism scandal in which an anonymous coward threatened to contaminate infant formula in protest against the poison.

Published in Milking It
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