Public notice

Poison Warning - Wanaka area

Monday 29 August 2016

Otago Regional Council will be carrying out a poison operation on properties between Mt Barker Road and Ballantyne Road, Wanaka.

Carrot bait containing Sodium Fluoroacetate (1080) will be applied by quad bike.

There will be a toxic application between 30 August and 9 September 2016 (weather dependent). Warning signs will be erected at all public access points to the treated area.

The public should note the following:

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 Peter Preston, 0800 474 082
Approved Operator, Otago Regional Council.