West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying - Latest News [Page 2]

Safe Non-toxic Pest Control Must be Fast Tracked

Thursday, 27 March 2003, 9:14 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Helen Wiseman-Dare, Chairperson, West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying said today that the rise in the number of foreign pests entering the country, and MAF's demonstrated inability to keep them out necessitated the urgent development of safe, non-toxic ... More >>

Email Response From Minister For Auckland Issues

Wednesday, 26 March 2003, 8:34 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying are holding an Anti Aerial Spraying Protest March on Saturday 29 March, assembling 11.00 am corner Hopetoun St and Ponsonby Rd. Marchers will proceed up Ponsonby Rd to your office... More >>

Health Study Long Overdue

Monday, 24 March 2003, 8:24 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Helen Wiseman-Dare, Chairperson, West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying said today that the Ministry of Health's announcement today of a planned independent health study into the effects of Foray 48B aerial spraying was long overdue. Although commendable, ... More >>

Anti Spray March 29.3.03

Monday, 17 March 2003, 9:34 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Saturday 29th March, 11.00 am. Assemble Western Park, cnr Hopetoun and Ponsonby Rds. We will march along Ponsonby Rd to Judith Tizard (Minister for Auckland)'s electoral office, Alhambra Arcade, Ponsonby shopping centre. More >>

Residents Betrayed - An Eco City in Name Only

Tuesday, 11 March 2003, 8:20 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Helen Wiseman-Dare, Chairperson, West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying said today that the Waitakere City Council's decision not to pursue legal action under the Health Act to halt the aerial spraying was a betrayal of all those residents whose health ... More >>

Aerial Spray News 8.3.03

Monday, 10 March 2003, 9:13 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

A warm welcome to all the new spray sufferers who have joined us from the North Shore areas now being sprayed. I've had many calls from these areas. There appears to be a large increase in those suffering from severe skin rashes. We have heard that the ... More >>

Four Years Too Late for Irradiated Moths

Tuesday, 11 February 2003, 6:22 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Helen Wiseman-Dare, Chairperson, West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying said today that MAF's planned release of sterile Painted Apple Moths should have taken place four years ago when the moth was first discovered. Even an increased density of traps ... More >>

MAF desperately clutching at hairs

Tuesday, 4 February 2003, 6:54 pm | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Helen Wiseman-Dare, Chairperson, West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying said today that MAF were desperately trying to justify their aerial spray campaign over 200,000 Aucklanders by claiming that the PAM caterpillar caused adverse health effects. More >>

Palmer Verdict Good News for Spray Victims

Thursday, 30 January 2003, 2:03 pm | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Helen Wiseman-Dare, Chairperson, West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying said today that the legal opinion from Sir Geoffrey Palmer was good news for the thousands whose health and lives had been devastated by the aerial spraying. More >>

Aged Pilot, Aged Plane, Aged Biosecurity strategy

Monday, 9 December 2002, 9:12 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Helen Wiseman-Dare, Chairperson, West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying, today questioned whether a 71 year old should be in charge of the controls of the Fokker aircraft being used by MAF for aerial spraying operations conducted at such a low ... More >>

Helen Wiseman-Dare Speech: Anti Spray March Nov 30

Wednesday, 4 December 2002, 8:51 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

This campaign has turned thousands of ordinary west Aucklanders into activists. It’s brought people out on the streets who have never protested about anything before in their lives. People like Bill and Elena, who even though of advancing years, and ... More >>

Aerial Spraying Protestors ConsiderDirect Action

Friday, 29 November 2002, 9:04 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Helen Wiseman-Dare of WASP said today that she was heartened to hear that people were considering protesting at Whenuapai Airbase on the next Spray Day. Spraying is next scheduled for December 2nd. More >>

MAF Puts Pressure on Aerial Spraying Evacuees

Thursday, 7 November 2002, 11:03 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Helen Wiseman-Dare said today she was disgusted at reports from evacuees of pressure being put on them by MAF's doctors at Aer Aqua who now appear to be trying to deny them the right to be evacuated to motels, citing cost cutting. Some who have previously ... More >>

West Aucklanders Still Reeling From MAF Spray

Monday, 4 November 2002, 8:45 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

West Aucklanders in the extended Painted Apple Moth aerial spray zone, still reeling from the onslaught of Btk laden planes over their schools and homes have now heard the next spray is to take place less than three weeks afterwards - on 11th November. More >>

MAF Shortens Time Between Spraying

Monday, 4 November 2002, 8:43 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Helen Wiseman-Dare, Chairperson, West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying said today she was horrified that, at a meeting held by MAF at Unitec this week, MAF officials had announced their intention to shorten the time interval between aerial sprays ... More >>

Unwelcome Christmas Present from MAF

Monday, 4 November 2002, 8:41 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

WASP spokesperson, Helen Wiseman-Dare said today that MAF's announcement of three more aerial sprays before Christmas meant there was a very high likelihood that children would be sprayed at their Santa Parades and families would be sprayed while doing ... More >>

Unwelcome Christmas Present from MAF

Wednesday, 30 October 2002, 5:02 pm | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

WASP spokesperson, Helen Wiseman-Dare said today that MAF's announcement of three more aerial sprays before Christmas meant there was a very high likelihood that children would be sprayed at their Santa Parades and families would be sprayed while doing ... More >>

Aerial Spray Protest 11am Saturday Nov 9

Wednesday, 30 October 2002, 9:02 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

Aerial Spray Protest 11am Saturday, November 9th - Assemble outside entrance to Viaduct Basin on Quay St, Downtown. More >>

West Aucklanders Reel From BTK Laden Planes

Wednesday, 30 October 2002, 8:57 am | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

West Aucklanders in the extended Painted Apple Moth aerial spray zone, still reeling from the onslaught of Btk laden planes over their schools and homes have now heard the next spray is to take place less than three weeks afterwards - on 11th November. More >>

Little As One Week Between Aerial Sprays

Friday, 11 October 2002, 7:27 pm | West Aucklanders Against Aerial Spraying

I heard today that MAF told a meeting of teachers and early childhood managers this week that a delay in the start of one spray round would NOT delay the start of the next. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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