Stewart Island news. Top stories, business, entertainment, national, health, politics, science and technology, and sports news from Stewart Island on 17 July 2018.

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The Southland Times
Matheson's work earns him Queen's Scout Award
The Southland Times
He did planning for tramps in different areas of Southland, Otago and Stewart island. Other organising included indoor and outdoor games, water sports and public speaking. Speaking to a gathering of young scouts was a bit of a challenge. "It got me out ...

 16 Jul 2018 
DoC: Stewart Island pest control contractor's actions could undermine work
New Zealand Herald
The Department of Conservation is angry the actions of a contractor has painted its pest-control operations on Stewart Island in a bad light. A former employee for a Doc-contracted pest controller lifted the lid on a 1080-poison dumping case this week ...

 16 Jul 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Environment Southland to investigate 1080 dump on Stewart Island ...
Stuff.co.nz
Environment Southland is waiting on a report from the Department of Conservation before it decides whether it will take any action over the dumping to 1080 on ...

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 15 Jul 2018 

Stuff.co.nz
Environment Southland to investigate 1080 dump on Stewart Island ...
Stuff.co.nz
Environment Southland is waiting on a report from the Department of Conservation before it decides whether it will take any action over the dumping to 1080 on ...

and more »
 15 Jul 2018 

Otago Daily Times
Doc says contractor's actions could undermine its work
Otago Daily Times
The Department of Conservation is angry the actions of a contractor has painted its pest-control operations on Stewart Island in a bad light. A former employee for a Doc-contracted pest controller lifted the lid on a 1080-poison dumping case this week, ...

 14 Jul 2018 

The Southland Times
Invercargill MP condemns 1080 dump on Stewart Island
The Southland Times
Invercargill MP Sarah Dowie says the dumping of 1080 in a remote part of Stewart Island by contractors was reckless, and she is calling for those responsible to face the consequences. Dowie, who is the National Party spokeswoman for conservation, ...
Second incident of 1080 dump found on Stewart IslandNewshub
Calls to prosecute contractor who dumped 75kg of 1080Radio New Zealand
Calls to prosecute contractor who dumped 75kg of 1080 in national ...TVNZ
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 13 Jul 2018 

The Southland Times
Invercargill MP condemns 1080 dump on Stewart Island
The Southland Times
Invercargill MP Sarah Dowie says the dumping of 1080 in a remote part of Stewart Island by contractors was reckless, and she is calling for those responsible to face the consequences. Dowie, who is the National Party spokeswoman for conservation, ...
Second incident of 1080 dump found on Stewart IslandNewshub
Calls to prosecute contractor who dumped 75kg of 1080Radio New Zealand
Calls to prosecute contractor who dumped 75kg of 1080 in national ...TVNZ

all 5 news articles »
 13 Jul 2018 
Tararua exotic sheep flock at Wimbledon grows to 300
New Zealand Herald
As the name suggests, these sheep came from Stewart Island and were thought to be extinct because of the Department of Conservation's eradication programme of feral animals from the island. However six sheep were rescued by a hunter and sent to ...

 13 Jul 2018 
Tararua exotic sheep flock at Wimbledon grows to 300
New Zealand Herald
As the name suggests, these sheep came from Stewart Island and were thought to be extinct because of the Department of Conservation's eradication programme of feral animals from the island. However six sheep were rescued by a hunter and sent to ...

 13 Jul 2018 

Newshub
Exclusive: 1080 dumpsite uncovered in Stewart Island national park
Newshub
A Newshub investigation has uncovered a dumpsite of the poison 1080 in a national park on Stewart Island. As much as 75 kilograms of the poison was dumped by a contractor working for the Department of Conservation (DoC), which has now called in ...

 12 Jul 2018 

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