Poison Warning - Kaihiku
Saturday, 06 September 2008
Regional Services will be carrying out possum control in the Kaihiku, Animal Health Board TB Vector Control Area between 6 September 2008 and 28 February 2009.
Control methods include: Feratox in blue bait bags (potassium cyanide) and Cyanide paste, on ground or tree baiting (sodium cyanide). A map and details of the operational boundary is available on request. All baits are dyed green or blue and should be treated as poisonous. Warning signs will be erected at access points to the treated area.
The public should note the following points:
DO NOT enter onto properties in these areas without permission.
DO NOT handle or remove carcasses, or baits.
DO NOT allow dogs or pets to roam on these properties.
DO NOT allow children to wander unsupervised on these properties.
Treat all baits or carcasses as toxic.
All landowners will be contacted prior to entry.
Signs will remain in place until the area is safe. Please treat the area with caution until then.
All enquiries to Mark Byrnes, Approved Operator, Regional Services, Phone 027 2789119.