Monthly Archives: March 2021

Farmlands at High risk from Pesticides.

Source:- Daily Mail (Australia) Nearly a third of the farmland around the world is at high risk of pesticide pollution, according to a new report. Scientists in Australia examined how nearly 100 agricultural chemicals were used across 168 countries, to … Continue reading

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Christchurch Terrorist Attack’s Second anniversary – New Zealand No Safer Despite Undemocratic, Draconian New Gun Laws

An Opinion by Stewart Hydes Recently, the Secretary of SSANZ (Sporting Shooters Association of New Zealand) sent out an email to members as follows:   Dear SSANZ members, On the second anniversary of the Christchurch terrorist attack New Zealand is … Continue reading

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Police Slowness Hampers Hunters for Traditional “Roar” – NZDA

Press Release The New Zealand Deerstalkers Association says the backlog in Police’s processing of new and renewing firearms licences will mean that many New Zealanders will, again, miss out on hunting during the deer roar this March and April. NZDA … Continue reading

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NZ says to Australia – Don’t Use 1080

Special report Victoria’s National Parks are being closed off to allow fallow deer to be bombarded with 1080 poison. The proposal has drawn strong criticism from the Australian hunting public and also New Zealand’s Sporting Hunters Outdoor Trust. Laurie Collins, … Continue reading

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Don’t Let the Dreaded Disease Afflict you!

Opinion by Ben Hope There’s a disease far worse than Covid19 that can afflict anyone, anytime, anywhere. It is called apathy. My Heinemann’s New Zealand dictionary defines it as “a lack of interest or energy.” The Collins English dictionary describes … Continue reading

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Doc Kills Native Vegetation with Herbicide

How did two weed control operations on public conservation land go so wrong? David Williams of Newsroom reports The effects of the herbicide spraying becomes obvious just past the old, corrugated-iron musterers’ hut, with its tack shed and veranda. Scattered among … Continue reading

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Lies, Damn Lies and Statistics

Opinion by Tony Orman Nineteenth century British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli once said “There are three types of lies – lies, damn lies, and statistics.”  Studies are meant to foster informed decision-making, sound judgments and actions based on evidence, not … Continue reading

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