Conservation Week runs from 15 – 23 September. This week, help New Zealand’s biodiversity by completing a conservation activity at home. These actions don’t just make your garden look good they also help protect our native species from predators, provide sources of food for native birds and reduce harm to wildlife and plants beyond your own backyard.
The images that received either Honours or Highly Commended in the Winter Salon judged on 10th September 2018 are shown below.
(at right: “Whirinaki Forest Gorge (flowing water)” – Honours, Novice Digital – ©Graham Lonsdale)
The farm with the cow deaths adjoins Mapara Wildlife Reserve, administered by the NZ Department of Conservation. 1080 baits were photographed in the neighbouring farm paddock. Bees could be seen feeding on the poisoned carcasses… so 1080 is potentially going into our NZ honey!!! This is not an irregular occurrence folks, remember the news hitherto […]
I received the following email from a local resident, which was sent to Inner West Council. The email is about adding a Significant Tree Register to the upcoming Tree DCP Amendment. From Council’s ‘Your Say’Inner West’ –“Inner West Council has resolved to undertake a review of the Development Control Plan (DCP) controls relating to trees. […]
As Conservation Week approaches, Marine Science Advisor Laura shares tips for managing dogs near wildlife at the beach.
A CHARTERED ENVIRONMENTALIST SPEAKS OUT ON 1080 POISON “I have just received this summary of DoC’s 1080 poison programme from Dr.Neil Hayes, who was awarded a QSM in recognition of his thirty-four years of continuous involvement in attempting to save the rare and critically endangered NZ Brown Teal (Anas chlorotis) from extinction, and is a Royal […]
via Dr Neil Hayes, Royal Chartered Environmentalist says “DoC’s aerial 1080 program has absolutely nothing whatever to do with the elimination of predators … it is a billion dollar business” — Rangitikei Enviromental Health Watch
Originally posted on PayPal.me/RollieQuaidcom: Google and Apple’s Systems to Track you in Person: What the Media Isn’t Telling You Photo Source Tyler Merbler | CC BY 2.0 Google is in the news (again) for creepy surveillance practices. Google, AP reported, is tracking your physical whereabouts even after you tell them to shut Location…
This was a week or so ago so the numbers are no doubt higher again now. You could go check the pages… ANNOUNCEMENT !! ANTI-1080 FACEBOOK GROUPS JUST PASSED 150,000 MEMBERS/FOLLOWERS TODAY ! AND THIS IS A CONSERVATIVE COUNT! From Carol Sawyer Operation Ban 1080 – 65,466 NO to 1080 Use in NZ – 30,221 […]
An interesting council meeting to say the least was held at Levin on Wednesday night in the Horowhenua (29th August 2018). As usual there’s been the same old predictable coverage from mainstream media, NZ journos faithful to their masters, the long arm of NZ’s new reigning corporatocracy. The Herald’s coverage, that featured a super king […]
The new move by Predator Free 2050 is to eradicate cats. A new insidiously inhumane killer poison on a par with 1080 in terms of cruelty is already being trialed in the Hawke’s Bay. Thanks to ‘The Truth About 1080 Poison’ Facebook page for the link to this article from Bob Kerridge. Bob has had a […]