Post 1080 poison drop monitoring west coast 2017-2018

fred carter made this Official Information request to Department of Conservation

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From: fred carter

Dear Department of Conservation,

I am writing to request all the post aerial 1080 poison drop monitoring data(documents or information) from the department of conservation, sub contractors to the department of conservation, like vector,tb free, ospri, and any and all other sub contractors who do post 1080 poison drop monitoring work for doc or for any of the sub contractors to doc, like ospri,tb free nz,vector or any other company ,group or organisation that uses arial 1080 poison or ground based 1080 poison,who supplys post drop data, for the period from january 1 2017 through to november 29th 2018, showing all bird and animal deaths found by monitory teams after the 1080 poison drops on the west coast of the south island on doc land or state forest, public conservation land, including but not limited to the mikonui,totara, waitaha, wanganui and whataroa faces, and any other poison drops in the stated time frame for the stated area. .
I am aware that post drop monitory work has taken place and that bird deaths including kea or mountain parrot, have been reported, as well as other animals including large numbers of deer deaths, and would like to see the official counts please.

Yours faithfully,

fred carter.

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Department of Conservation

Dear Fred

On behalf of the Director-General of the Department of Conservation, I confirm receipt of your request below.
Your request has been forwarded to the relevant business group for processing. You will receive a reply in accordance with the requirements of the Official Information Act 1982.

Yours sincerely

Alan Moran
for Director-General

Alan Moran 
Government Services Advisor (Government Services)
Policy and Visitors Group
Department of Conservation–Te Papa Atawhai
Phone:  0275665778
Conservation House (Level 2) 19-32 Manners Street [ PO Box 10420, Wellington 6143 ]
Conservation for prosperity Tiakina te taiao, kia puawai

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Sue Boyde left an annotation ()

The drops named in this OIR were done by TBFree acting on its own remit, for bovine TB control. TBFree is not a subcontractor for DOC.

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fred carter left an annotation ()

I will wait for docs respones thanks Sue, as doc and TBfree/ospri work together,
try not to worry.

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From: Allanah Turner
Department of Conservation

Attachment 18 E 1016 Departmental OIA Carter DOC 5653118.pdf
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Attachment Kea Survival during aerial poisoning for rat and possum control DOC 5674512.pdf
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Dear Mr Carter


Please find attached a response to your Official Information Act request
dated 29 November 2019.


Yours sincerely



Allanah Turner

Personal Assistant, Kaiâwhina, to Director, Operations, Western South

Department of Conservation —Te Papa Atawhai

10 Sewell St, Hokitika 7810

Mobile: +64 27 839 9093 


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