A new clause in Fonterra's terms of conditions of supply,
requiring farmer suppliers to keep stock out of waterways,
will contribute to the quality of New Zealand's lakes, rivers
and streams, the dairy co-operative says.
A recent aerial 1080 operation in the Silver Peaks area has
had several benefits - not only have rat and possum
populations been knocked to zero but researchers have had a
chance to study the impact of 1080 on the resident South
Island robin population.