Councils Using Banned Endosulfan on Playing Fields

The Green Party has named and shamed 18 councils in New Zealand that spray Endosulfan on playing fields. The list includes 6 City Councils Dunedin Hamilton Manukau Napier Nelson Wellington 12 District Councils Hauraki Manawatu Masterton Matamata Piako New Plymouth Palmerston North Rodney Rotorua Stratford Western Bay of Plenty Westland Whangarei. The Greens health spokeswoman,…

Councils Using Banned Endosulfan on Playing Fields

The Green Party has named and shamed 18 councils in New Zealand that spray Endosulfan (an organochlorine pesticide) on playing fields. The list includes 6 City Councils Dunedin Hamilton Manukau Napier Nelson Wellington District Councils Hauraki Manawatu Masterton Matamata Piako New Plymouth Palmerston North Rodney Rotorua Stratford Western Bay of Plenty Westland Whangarei. The Greens…

1080 Use In Westland

Source: Scoop, 4 Sept, 2008 Westland Regional Environmental Network (WREN) has today announced its existence and intentions to the public of Westland. The Group’s primary aim is: The implementation of publicly acceptable pest and TB control methods to replace 1080 use in Westland. WREN has formed in response to the depth of community feeling against…

1080

source: Stop 1080 Poison “One of the prized polo-cross/rodeo & pony club horses recently killed at Rangipo, (along with 20 sheep) by 1080 poison baits broadcast in an “accidental overfly.” The nearby prison water supply was also poisoned in the same operation, which was carried out by EPRO LTD, contracted by Environment Waikato (Waikato Regional…

1080

source: Stop 1080 Poison “One of the prized polo-cross/rodeo & pony club horses recently killed at Rangipo, (along with 20 sheep) by 1080 poison baits broadcast in an “accidental overfly.” The nearby prison water supply was also poisoned in the same operation, which was carried out by EPRO LTD, contracted by Environment Waikato (Waikato Regional…