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From: T. Benseman

Dear Department of Conservation,

What is the penalty for killing Koura or native freshwater crayfish with a toxin?. Has DOC ever prosecuted anyone or any company for poisoning them? As an example with Cypermethrin, 1080 or Talon?


T. Benseman

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Dear Mr Benseman

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

Emma Wolff
for Director-General

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Attachment 19 E 0157 Departmental OIA Benseman DOC 5882062 JT 002.pdf
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Good morning


Please find attached the response to your OIA request dated 7 March 2019
regarding the penalty for killing koura.


Yours sincerely


Tiakina Nga Manu (Battle for our Birds) Team

On behalf of the Director-General

Department of Conservation



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