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OSPRI 1080 Deer Repellent Trial Fails Conservation

Thursday, 25 April 2019, 5:42 pm | Tony Orman

OSPRI a part government funded agency which aims to eradicate bovine Tb is planning to test a new deer repellent in south Marlborough by comparing wild deer by-kills between the new additive with normal 1080 baits. But the plan falls short of important ... More >>

DoC ‘Managed’ Iconic Station Only TB Infected Farm

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 8:21 am | Tony Orman

A former pest worker with wide experience of 1080 poison has labelled the toxin as ‘an ecosystem poison’ Laurie Collins employed in his working life with the Forest Service and on pest work in Marlborough, has pointed out the region’s only TB infected ... More >>

Credible Research Vital to Sensibly Managing Fisheries

Friday, 27 October 2017, 12:47 pm | Tony Orman

Marlborough recreational fishers want urgent research into Marlborough Sounds blue cod spawning so the fishery can be soundly and accurately managed. More >>

Conservation Minister Afflicted with Wild Animal Hatred?

Monday, 31 July 2017, 3:52 pm | Tony Orman

Conservation Minister Maggie Barry has received stern rebukes for he championing of 1080 poison to visiting UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson during his recent visit to Wellington’s Zealandia wildlife sanctuary. More >>

Government ‘in Denial’ Over Water and Rivers Crisis

Friday, 2 September 2016, 3:22 pm | Tony Orman

Government is “in denial” over the deteriorating state of New Zealand’s water resource and rivers says a national freshwater angling organisation. More >>

Marlborough Fishers Want a Closed Season for Scallops

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 2:28 pm | Tony Orman

The Marlborough Recreational Fishers Association (MRFA) wants a closed scallop season to stem the downward spiral of the fishery. More >>

Possums No Pest Says NZ First’s Prosser

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 3:29 pm | Tony Orman

NZ First MP Richard Prosser has told a recent public Blenheim meeting that possums are probably not a pest. More >>

Toxic Reaction to Government's “State Control” of 1080

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 2:36 pm | Tony Orman

Government proposals announced by Environment Minister Nick Smith to relieve local regional council of controls of resource consents for 1080 have been met with fiery opposition. Government proposals proposals transfer the public notification process ... More >>

Governments Need To Value Outdoor Recreation

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 9:11 am | Tony Orman

Author of hunting and fishing books Tony Orman of Marlborough has hit out at governments for their lack of respect for the outdoors and the environment. More >>

Human Population Bomb is Ticking

Monday, 28 December 2015, 11:59 am | Tony Orman

The human population growth factor in global warming is being ignored says a Marlborough conservationist Tony Orman, also an author and immediate past chairman of the Council of Outdoor Recreation Associations of NZ (CORANZ). More >>

Minister Dunne 'Ignorant on 1080’s Destructiveness'

Sunday, 9 August 2015, 4:26 pm | Tony Orman

Government’s associate minister of conservation Peter Dunne has been taken to task by a recreational hunting advocacy over his comments in a letter on 1080. More >>

Outdoor Voters Poised to Vote

Saturday, 13 September 2014, 8:10 pm | Tony Orman

A New Zealand-wide outdoor recreation organisation predicts the outdoors voting public will have a big impact on the election result. More >>


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