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Federated Farmers Challenged Over Tb-free Rort

Friday, 13 May 2016, 12:32 pm | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

A New Zealand-based farmers’ organisation “Farmers Against Ten-Eighty”, opposed to the use of 1080 poison, has challenged Federated Farmers NZ to explain its support for TbfreeNZ Ltd for its policy of aerially blanket spreading the poison. More >>

Possums Scapegoat for Tb Testing Inefficiencies

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 9:25 am | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

Possums have been scapegoats for Tb testing inefficiencies by TbFreeNZ and Ospri says a West Coast dairy farmer. More >>

Get 1080 off our Farms

Friday, 27 March 2015, 2:13 pm | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

I would ask all farmers to be vigilant when 1080 is used around their properties, and to ensure they do not further compromise our exports like the current sick criminal is doing. More >>

Ban1080 Party

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 2:01 pm | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

“Can 1080 belong to exclusively to any group? We are mindful that when we talk about 1080, it is a poison that we wish to see withdrawn from NZ use. More >>

Press release re OSPRI

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 4:39 pm | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

Farmers Against Ten Eighty wish to congratulate the Animal Health Board, Tb Free NZ and Nait on their new structure. More >>

1080 Poison Drops Potential Threat to Exports

Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 1:26 pm | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

A bombardment of 1080 poison by the Department of Conservation and Animal Health Board particularly on the West Coast has the potential to endanger exports, says Mary Molloy, spokesperson for Farmers Against 1080 (FATE). More >>

Farmers disgusted at aerial 1080 drop

Wednesday, 7 September 2011, 2:53 pm | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

FATE members are disgusted that the Animal Health Board & the Department of Conservation have begun (6.30am 4th September) their aerial 1080 drop on North & South Okarito Forests. More >>

Support for United Future - AHB levy withdrawl

Monday, 15 November 2010, 2:30 pm | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

“ Farmers Against Ten Eighty commend the United Future Party and Peter Dunne, its leader on their decision to ban future use of 1080 poison. More >>

Bureaucrat Gang-Up On "Farmers Against 1080"

Saturday, 12 June 2010, 10:47 am | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

Anti-1080 advocacy group Farmers Against Ten Eighty is annoyed at the Animal Health Board "hijacking" a mediation meeting organised by MP Damien O'Connor, held at the Greymouth District Council. More >>

New Era – Moving Forward

Sunday, 23 May 2010, 1:36 pm | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

The predictable outcry from the Animal Health Board and TB Free Committee, regarding Westland District decision opposing 1080 poison is quite ironic. Not very long ago both organisations were downplaying the role of 1080 in their overall bovine Tuberculosis ... More >>

Hokitika 1080 Protest

Friday, 21 May 2010, 10:01 am | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

The Animal Health Board's 1080 juggernaut ground to a halt in Westland today, as their plan to launch the biggest drop in history met with the stiff opposition of the local anti-1080 lobby. Central Hokitika swarmed at lunctime with over 300 protesters, ... More >>

Farmers Against Ten Eighty "Awesome Results"

Monday, 19 April 2010, 8:52 am | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

These are the interim results of the polling of Westland District residents & ratepayers by Farmers Against Ten Eighty, Hokitika Fluoride Action Group, Kumara Environmental Action, Friends of Mahinapua Forest and concerned citizens. More >>

Federated Farmers Astray on 1080

Sunday, 14 February 2010, 11:29 am | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

Federated Farmers by dogmatically backing large scale use of poisons against wild animals, are heading upstream against an increasing flow of farmer opinion says Farmers Against Ten Eighty (FATE) spokesperson and dairy farmer Mary Molloy of Hari Hari. More >>

Herd Control Not 1080 Solution to Bovine TB

Monday, 21 December 2009, 11:05 am | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

The West Coast Regional Council's new experimental strategy on Tb is ill-conceived and a waste of public money says Farmers against Ten Eighty (FATE). More >>

Response to AHB/DOC combined press release

Monday, 16 November 2009, 10:16 am | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

Farmers Against Ten Eighty commends concerned New Zealanders for holding their anti aerial poison day. This is only an indication of anti aerial poison feeling out there & reflects a growing, ground-swell of people refusing to have any aerial poison used. ... More >>

Massive 1080 Drop sprung on South Westland

Tuesday, 3 November 2009, 2:22 pm | Farmers Against Ten Eighty

The Animal Health Board has approved a massive 1080 drop in an area comprising of approximately 50 kilometres adjacent to State Highway 6 from the Waitaha River in the North to the Waitangi in the South. The Taupo based Pest Management company EPRO, ... More >>