Tony Hitchocck: New Zealand Laws on Sentient Beings & 1080 Poison Pellets

Tony Hitchocck: New Zealand Laws on Sentient Beings & 1080 Poison Pellets

This article was in connection with the main article posted here. Speaker Tony Hitchocck expressed his opinion on a change to the New Zealand laws recognizing that animals, like humans, are “sentient” beings. This describes a creature that can suffer and feel pain. Generally, in law, a sentient being is one...

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1080 Poison event at Manakau Hall, a success to pressure DOC & OSPRI for answers

1080 Poison event at Manakau Hall, a success to pressure DOC & OSPRI for answers

On Wednesday night, an event organized by locals was set up to spread awareness to other locals, hunters, fishers, and trappers focus on the issues around 1080 Poison & the upcoming Tararua Ranges 1080 Poison Aerial Drop. Some of the topics discussed were trapping alternatives to 1080 poison Pellets, a...

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