Tararua Range Aerial 1080 Poison Drops imminent!

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    Darren Hammond
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    DOC have advised us that 1080 poison will be dropped in the Tararuas between Otaki Forks and Holdsworth “when the weather improves” :-)

    More info on why this is happening here

    http://www.doc.govt.nz/conservation/land-and-freshwater/land/project-kaka-tararua-nature-recovery/

    PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING

    What precautions should be taken?

    There is no health risk in using this area if the following precautions are observed:

    DO NOT handle any bait.
    DO NOT allow CHILDREN to wander unsupervised.
    DO NOT bring DOGS into this area.
    DO NOT handle or eat ANIMALS from this area.
    HUNTERS must heed all restrictions included in the Hunter Permit Pesticides Summaries, including not taking animals for consumption.

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    rini sugianto
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    does dog usually allowed at this area?

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    sharron
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    Yep, the Tararuas are classified as Forest Park. Dogs are permitted in Forest Parks.

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    rini sugianto
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    ah.. so after this..

    it’ll be dangerous for a dog then for certain period of time you think?

    wonder how long dog should avoid this area

    thanks

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    Darren Hammond
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    Best to check with DOC about how long people with dogs need to take care, check the website link in initial post

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