2nd July, 2013-07
Farmers Against Ten Eighty wish to
congratulate the Animal Health Board, Tb Free NZ and Nait on
their new structure.
We look forward to a more
approachable, up-to date and science based education and
testing from OSPRI.
Farmers Against Ten Eighty are a New
Zealand wide group of progressive farmers, protecting the
environment without the use of blanket pesticides, rather
encouraging trapping and cyanide in bait stations. We
believe the bovine Tb problem can easily be solved and
favour PCR (DNA) testing and farmer education including,
recognising susceptible animals and removing them. We
encourage tighter movement controls of livestock and better
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Issue 49: Werewolf Weekender
Philip Matthews: From The Lost Continent
It’s a case of better late than never for Olivier Assayas’ marvellous After May/Apres Mai, which first screened at Venice in 2012, had a couple of North Island screenings last year during the International Film Festival’s “Autumn Events” season, got a theatrical release in Australia – but not here – and only now appears on DVD, after Assayas himself has moved on. More>>
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Satire: Carry On Captaining
Oh hello. Scanner Technician Davis. To what do I owe the pleasure?
You think we’re what?
Oh, pish. This vessel has been travelling along smoothly for generations – particularly smoothly in the last few years though I say so myself – and I happen to know we have never once been hit by an asteroid... More>>