The following story appeared in the Waikato Times, today. It exemplifies the 1080 poison industry in New Zealand, and just goes to show that ignorance, and bureaucracy are driving its continued use in the New Zealand farming sector - at the expense of the environment.
Federated Farmers are, in general, a pro-1080 poison organisation, and choose to ignore the growing scientific evidence proving that the use of 1080 poison is not only harming New Zealand ecosystems and wildlife, but also putting at risk - exports, tourism, and image. Click here to read the story Spare the 1080, destroy the habitat
To watch a documentary highlighting 1080 poison use in New Zealand, click here Poisoning Paradise