Activists aim to step up 1080 fight

Martinborough 1080 protester Graham Higginson says international pressure needs to be placed on New Zealand to halt aerial poison drops, but local protesters will continue with activism from the inside.

''The New Zealand Government runs the company that makes the stuff, which they persist in dropping deep in forest areas where nobody can see the terrible damage it actually causes.

''It's a really frightening example of government control and it seems like only international pressure will bring change now.''

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