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When Will They Ever Learn?

Monday, 8 February 2010, 9:12 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

When Will They Ever Learn?   After west Aucklanders suffered 3 years of aerial spraying of Foray 48B for the Painted Apple Moth, another round of aerial spraying is set to begin this week, this time of a herbicide to eradicate Crack Willow in ... More >>

Govt Misinformation on Painted Apple Moth Spraying

Wednesday, 14 November 2007, 9:08 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying (WASP) welcomes the People's Inquiry Report into the Painted Apple Moth spraying but deplores the current Minister for Biosecurity's misinformed response. More >>

Haven't West Aucklanders Suffered Enough?

Thursday, 3 August 2006, 10:07 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

After enduring nearly 3 years of aerial spraying of Foray 48B for the Painted Apple Moth the Waitakere City Council now plans to subject west Auckland residents to more aerial spraying, this time of Round-Up to eradicate willow trees. More >>

MAF Spraying Eradicates Christmas Cheer

Monday, 22 December 2003, 9:11 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Spray zone residents are up in arms over letters received yesterday from Dr Francesca Kelly, Aeraqua Medical Services Ltd - the providers of MAF's Painted Apple Moth Health "Service", stating that PAM health services were now closed in their area, ... More >>

Anti MAF Propaganda Advertisement 7

Tuesday, 9 December 2003, 10:58 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

See MAF's full page ad in NZ Herald Friday 5 December. This an alternative version: More >>

Campaigners Call on MAF Scientists to Front Up

Wednesday, 26 November 2003, 8:46 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

WASP has joined with a coalition of Auckland anti spray groups in calling on MAF scientists and officials to front up at a public meeting to explain to the community why spraying is still continuing for the Painted Apple Moth despite no finds having ... More >>

MAF Condemned for Resumption of Chemical Warfare

Wednesday, 8 October 2003, 11:32 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Helen Wiseman-Dare, Chairperson, West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying today condemned MAF's decision to resume blanket spraying over Auckland for the Painted Apple Moth. More >>

Where Are The Prayers For Us?

Wednesday, 1 October 2003, 8:29 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

"The Government has started daily Maori prayer sessions to help stressed-out parliamentary workers cope with their jobs." __________________ More >>

MAF's aerial child abuse must stop

Friday, 26 September 2003, 7:54 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

With blanket aerial spraying of west Auckland about to resume for the Painted Apple moth even though no moths have been found for six months, it is appalling that MAF are now considering aerial spraying of large parts of east Auckland and Mt Wellington ... More >>

They’ve still got lots of Foray 48B left

Friday, 19 September 2003, 2:42 pm | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

People are asking how come MAF is still spraying for the Painted Apple Moth? The bad news is that they’ve still got lots of Foray 48B left. More >>

WASP Aerial Spray News

Tuesday, 16 September 2003, 8:42 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Spraying could happen from daybreak to evening every 5-7 days from the week of October 6, with hourly radio bulletins updating residents. At least one school is planning to bus pupils out on spray day. MAF has told the Waikato Times to submit its questions ... More >>

Aerial Spraying: GE release through the back door?

Monday, 8 September 2003, 11:04 pm | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Helen Wiseman-Dare, Chairperson, West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying today condemned the government's decision to aerial spray Hamilton for the Asian Gypsy Moth 8 times before Christmas, using triple the dose of Foray 48B as used over west Auckland. ... More >>

WASP Update 2.9.03

Wednesday, 3 September 2003, 6:43 pm | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

The Hamilton campaigners have collected all these signatures in just over three weeks (see below). This total is more than half the population due to be sprayed. One couple collected 500 signatures in 5 days. More >>

Border Patrol or Damage Control ?

Monday, 25 August 2003, 8:41 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Helen Wiseman-Dare, Chairperson, West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying said today that MAF's proposal to move to 100% inspection of sea containers would do nothing to help the thousands of people whose health and lives had been destroyed by over ... More >>

MAF Proves Once Again that People Don't Matter

Thursday, 31 July 2003, 4:36 pm | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Helen Wiseman-Dare, Chairperson, West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying said today that she was appalled that MAF would even consider aerial spraying over Hamilton after finding only one moth and no other life stages. She said there was no proof ... More >>

PAM Anti-Spray Activist Banned

Tuesday, 8 July 2003, 4:20 pm | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Anti aerial spray protest organiser, Helen Wiseman-Dare of West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying, said that attempts to ban her from the Waitakere City Council Building for two years, after a peaceful protest today, would not stop people protesting against ... More >>

Anti Aerial Spray Protest 9:30am July 8

Monday, 7 July 2003, 6:43 pm | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Upstairs, Inside Waitakere City Council Chambers, Waipareira Ave, Lincoln Dr David Sinclair, Auckland District Health Board will be making a presentation to the Waitakere City Council Environmental Management Committee meeting regarding the monitoring ... More >>

Congratulations for Self Funded Pheromone Science

Wednesday, 2 July 2003, 10:07 pm | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying would like to congratulate west Auckland scientist Dr John Clearwater whose entirely self funded efforts have finally resulted in the discovery of the Painted Apple Moth pheromone. More >>

Aerial Spraying - Coming Soon to a Suburb Near You

Monday, 26 May 2003, 2:17 pm | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

MAF is now considering aerially spraying an area larger than the west Auckland spray zone for the Gum Leaf Skeletoniser moth. Suburbs involved stretch from Onehunga to Manukau and include East Tamaki, Mangere and the Airport. More >>

To All Cabinet Members: A REMINDER

Wednesday, 9 April 2003, 10:08 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

A vote by you in Cabinet this month for continued aerial spraying in any form for the Painted Apple Moth equals NO LABOUR VOTE in the next election. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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