The University of Auckland's Dr Cate Macinnis-Ng makes a case for why we can't leave our vulnerable native species to fend for themselves in forests where predators roam.
For more than 30 years Project Crimson has led efforts to save New Zealand's pōhutukawa and rātā trees, which were on the point of extinction in the 1980s.
Now, the organisation is supporting the use of 1080 to control the introduced animal pests that it says are wreaking havoc on the country's unique biodiversity.
A Taranaki conservation group will use the 1080 poison to kickstart a widespread, year-long pest destruction programme on Egmont National Park.
Taranaki Mounga plans a two stage "remove and defend" assault using the toxin beginning in March.
New Zealand's native birds are reaping the benefits of aerial 1080 operations.
The first western Fiordland 1080 project will start mid-next year in the hope of bringing the stoat-ridden area's kiwi back from the brink.
Auckland Council’s Hunua Project team has received one report of a dog death, following a walk in the Hunua Ranges Regional Park this past weekend.
DoC has confirmed to Newshub there was no 1080 poison in the dead birds left by protesters on the steps of Parliament several weeks ago.
Northland regional councillor Mike Finlayson demonstrated his belief that 1080 does not poison water in graphic fashion last week when he, a member of the council's biosecurity team and about a dozen 1080 opponents went into Russell State Forest following the aerial application of 1080 earlier in the week.
The native birdlife in the Mangapurua Valley is some of the best one goat hunter contracted to work there has ever seen - and it's about to get its regular dollop of protection.
The Department of Conservation has initiated an independent review of a 1080 drop in which cows were killed.
DoC says it is taking the "extraordinary step" to provide public confidence in its operations.