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Alternative Water Supply During 1080 Poison Drop

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 2:52 pm | Kathy White

On June 13th I attended an OSPRI meeting with about 30 Turangi/Tokaanu residents, about the proposed 1080 poison drop in the Pihanga/Kakaramea area, south of Lake Taupo. The biggest concern was about people's water supply. More >>

OPINION PIECE - High poison residues in New Zealand wildlife

Sunday, 14 January 2018, 11:24 am | Kathy White

OPINION PIECE - High poison residues in New Zealand wildlife Kathy White The Department of Conservation is proposing a brodifacoum poison drop on Rakitu Island, near Great Barrier Island. Here are some of the reasons they shouldn't do it: More >>

Huge By-Kill of Brodifacoum Poison

Friday, 1 September 2017, 11:30 am | Kathy White

I don’t live in Nelson so dropping 26.5 tonnes of brodifacoum poison into the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary won’t affect me directly, but I care a lot about New Zealand wildlife. I'm the Waikato Regional Councillor for Taupo-Rotorua, and the current ... More >>

River Plan Change

Friday, 30 September 2016, 2:36 pm | Kathy White

Waikato Regional Councillors made the decision to publicly notify the Healthy Rivers Plan Change for the Waikato and Waipa Rivers on 15 September. It should have been an easy vote but it wasn’t. The vote was split 7-7. More >>

35 year 1080 consent needs public input

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 3:33 pm | Kathy White

Cr Jollands of Taupo District Council said in her Taupo Times column last week that she wants the Waikato Regional Council to publicly notify the 35 year 1080 poison consent. More >>

Nationwide Mahy Mania

Tuesday, 7 August 2012, 10:57 am | Kathy White

Children’s authors, illustrators and librarians will celebrate Margaret Mahy’s books from the bottom of the South to the top of the North, in libraries throughout the country on Saturday 11th August at 11am. More >>

JK Rowling, FaBostory and the kids of Maungawhau

Friday, 8 July 2011, 5:05 pm | Kathy White

Kids at Maungawhau school are so enthused about a New Zealand online writing project that they’ve invited JK Rowling to join. In 2010 a group of New Zealand children's writers had a conversation on Facebook about writing an online junior fiction book, ... More >>

A Timely Reminder about an Important Book

Monday, 20 June 2011, 2:53 pm | Kathy White

New Zealand uses 90% of the world's supply of monosodium fluoroacetate (1080), which is classed by the World Health Organization as 1A (the most hazardous class of poison). New Zealand is the only country in the world to drop 1080 poison from the sky as ... More >>

 

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