Ngati Pahauwera take pest control into their own hands on their own propery – saying NO to 1080

No to poison drops:

 What is 1080?

Ngāti Pāhauwera are not going to be forced into letting poison into their Mōhaka Forest and have said no to a 1080 drop.

According to Derek Huata, “It kills every living species in the forest and we’re here to look after our taonga, we’re not going to be dictated to as to how we should look after it.”

Last month, they protested against a planned aerial drop of 1080 in their forest, citing the damage it would cause in their area….

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