Monthly Archives: March 2023

Frightening Lack of Science Behind Super-poisoning Plans

by Dr Jo Pollard (BSc (Hons), PhD) “You may drive out Nature with a pitchfork, yet she still will hurry back” (Horace, Roman poet, 65-8 BC).  For decades now, DoC (NZ’s Department of Conservation) has been finding that nature is … Continue reading

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Keas’ Days Under Siege

Opinion by Laurie Collins It is accepted that a good proportion off New Zealanders are opposed to 1080 poison used as an “animal control” tool in New Zealand. Not mentioned is the carbon footprint associated with an aerial drop of … Continue reading

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New Police Minister must check Police equations behind firearm fee increase

The newly-minted Police Minister, Ginny Andersen, has been called on by the Council of Licensed Firearm Owners (COLFO) to investigate how the previous Minister allowed Police to propose extraordinary fee increases for licensed firearm owners without evidence. A COLFO analysis … Continue reading

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Coromandel Scallops Closure Protects Beds

Special report LegaSea has welcomed the closure of the Coromandel scallop beds to fishing as recently announced by the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries Stuart Nash. The scallop fishery extends from Leigh in the north, through the Hauraki Gulf and … Continue reading

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Recipes With Totally Organic Venison!

By Ben Hope Venison is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. That is wild venison for it’s totally organic. Wild deer are totally herbivore and totally free range. You’ll cut back on fat and calories in comparing venison … Continue reading

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Kina Dredging in Marlborough Sounds Must Stop!

Kina, a shellfish known around the south as ‘spiky gold’, is still being dredged commercially in the Tory Channel. Recreational fishers and environmental interests are objecting to this archaic practice and are urging the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries to … Continue reading

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The Reality – Cyclonic Storms are Natural Climate Events

Opinion by Tony Orman Cyclone Gabrielle came, conquered and left a path of destruction and devastation on the North Island’s east coast, particularly Hawkes Bay. Shocking as the destruction was, extreme weather events due to climate change are nothing new. Recently … Continue reading

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Police Will Make $700 Profit Processing a Firearm License

Media release – Council of Licensed Firearm Owners (COLFO) March 1, 2023.  According to new fees proposed by Police, it takes a staffer 35 hours of work to process one firearms license application. The finding comes from a new analysis by … Continue reading

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