Public notice

Regional Services - Poison Warning Avalon Station

Tuesday 26 August 2014

Regional Services will be carrying out a poison operation on land at Avalon Station, Cardrona Valley and at Te Awa Road, Hawea. The operation will be on private land both locations. Carrot bait containing Sodium Fluoroacetate (1080) will be applied by helicopter at Cardrona and quad bike at Te Awa Road.

There will be a toxic application between 26th of August and the 30th of August 2014 (dependent on weather conditions).

Warning signs will be erected at all public access points to the treated area.

The public should note the following points:

  • DO NOT enter this area without permission.
  • DO NOT handle or remove carcasses, or baits.
  • DO NOT allow children to wander unsupervised in this area.
  • DO NOT allow dogs or pets to roam into the operational area as poisoned carcasses can be deadly to dogs.
  • Treat all carcasses as toxic.

Signs will remain in place until the area is safe. Please treat the area with caution until then.

All enquiries to Scott Liddell, phone 027 2788521 Approved Operator, Regional Services.