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Commissioner’s Support for 1080 and GE Labelled Crazy

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 2:15 pm | Bill Benfield

The New Zealand government under siege for its frenzied use of 1080 poison in its “Battle for the Birds” seems headed towards using controversial genetic engineering to attack predators. However the proposal has been strongly debunked by two conservationists ... More >>

OSPRI – An Empire Built on a Fallacy?

Tuesday, 13 September 2016, 4:06 pm | Bill Benfield

A Wairarapa conservationist has challenged the role of OSPRI (former Animal Health Board and now Operational Solutions for Primary Industries)) saying it was founded on a false belief and is a parasite on farmers and the tax-paying public. More >>

Wasteful Spending on an Imaginary Pest

Saturday, 30 July 2016, 2:35 pm | Bill Benfield

Wairarapa conservationist and author Bill Benfield has hit out at “wrongful advertising" by part-government funded agency OSPRI. Target for his complaint to the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) was that the agency’s claim that possums were spreading ... More >>

Conservationist Slams “Total NZ” for Dirty Rivers

Monday, 26 May 2014, 12:06 pm | Bill Benfield

The responsibility for dirty rivers and the onus to clean them up lies with the whole of New Zealand said a Wairarapa conservationist and author Bill Benfield to a trout anglers conference in Wellington at the weekend. More >>

 

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