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Dairy effluent problems in NZ twice as bad as last year’s

Posted by te2ataria on September 17, 2017

WARNING: SEVERE Negative Karmic Events Occurring Throughout NZ!

Evil Karma Boomerangs in Mysterious Ways!

People living in Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland, Tasman Bay and Hawke’s Bay regions are either very brave, or extremely stupid. Then again, karma returns in mysterious ways!

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Welcome to the MOST HEAVILY CENSORED blog in New Zealand [and across all other ZOMBIE democracies!] We’re GUILTY, above all, of TELLING the TRUTH, EXPOSING govt CORRUPTION and police BRUTALITY!

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Welcome to clean and army-green New Zealand

Councils across the country issue twice as many (683) abatement and infringement notices for “dirty dairying”

A Northland Regional Council staff officer measuring the depth of army-green coloured effluent at Clear Ridge Station Ltd in September 2015. Image supplied by council/ via stuff NZ.

“Clear Ridge Station, which held 800-900 cows, was described as being ‘awash with dairy effluent’, resulting in ‘gross contamination’ of the river from multiple sources with the presence of pathogens such as campylobacter being “highly likely” and ammoniacal nitrogen levels 50 times above the toxicity threshold for invertebrates in the waterway.”
https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/96788275/councils-issue-nearly-twice-as-many-pollution-notices–and-worst-dairy-farms-are-still-to-pay-their-fines

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Best News of the Week!

NZ skies slightly less filthy, as dozens of Auckland flights are cancelled due to jet fuel shortage…

A large crack in a jet fuel pipeline release about 70,000 litres of jet fuel into farmland near Ruakakahas, forcing Marsden Point refinery to  shut down the pipeline, and prompting the oil companies to rationing fuel. Refining NZ estimates it will take up to 15 days to repair the crack, which has reduced the volume of jet fuel available to 30 percent of normal, a report said.

“Air New Zealand has estimated about 2000 customers a day will be affected as it deals with the fuel shortage.”

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Proudly Killed [or Near-Fatally Injured] in New Zealand

Napier fatal crash

The man who was killed in a single car crash on Lamason Street, Napier on Saturday morning was 36-year-old Matthew Kyte of Napier, who left behind “six children”, MSM said.   http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/name-release-napier-fatal-crash

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Latest Road Injuries

Serious crash on SH 36, Tauranga
[Bay of Plenty of Deaths and Serious Injuries.]  A serious crash occurred at the intersection commonly known as ‘the Crossing’, on State Highway 36, at Takitimu Drive, Tauranga. “Police were alerted to the motorbike crash at the roundabout with Lakes Boulevard at approximately 7:10pm tonight. The male motorcyclist, who was driving a black, Japanese road bike, has been taken to Tauranga Hospital in a critical condition.”  http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/serious-crash-sh-36-tauranga

[Sources say the victim was DOA. Moderator]

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Three injured, one critically, after pedestrian hit by car in South Auckland
“Three people have been injured, one receiving life-threatening injuries, after a car crash in the South Auckland suburb of Papatoetoe. A St John spokewoman said three patients were rushed to Middlemore Hospital, one in a critical condition and the others with minor injuries.”
https://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/96937659/three-injured-after-pedestrian-hit-by-car-in-papatoetoe-south-auckland

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Road Fatalities: Police Censorship

At least FIVE, possibly as many as SEVEN, people were killed in serious crashes on Wednesday, August 23, according to a informed source, but only three fatalities were reported by police.

On Monday, August 28, police reported at least THREE road fatalities. All three victims seem to have been statistically resurrected by the Ministry of Truth (Minitru).

At least nine road fatalities occurred over the weekend (September 1 – 2), according to reliable insider information. However, only four of the deaths were reported by police, and of those, just three recorded by the Ministry of Transport.

Of an estimated 2,000 people who have received near-fatal/critical/serious injuries on New Zealand roads so far this year, none has perished, according to NZ police reports, or lack thereof.

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NZ Health Warnings!

Otago prostate cancer patients being sent to Southland Hospital
http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/96929479/Otago-prostate-cancer-patients-being-sent-to-Southland-Hospital

[If you have a suspected prostate cancer, leave Otago now, don’t wait for a hearse!]

Mould could be to blame for asthma, NZ study finds
“Medical researchers are calling for urgent improvements to the quality of New Zealand homes, after their research showed leaking and mouldy houses could lead children to develop asthma.”
http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/338971/mould-could-be-to-blame-for-asthma-nz-study-finds

Mumps outbreak in Auckland
Some 300 confirmed cases of mumps have bee reported in Auckland this year – more than the combined total number infected over the past 16 years., a report said. http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/checkpoint/audio/201857400/mumps-outbreak-in-auckland

Prostate cancer patients face death while waiting for surgery
Prostate cancer patients in New Zealand have to wait up to five months for surgery, according to official information. [And there’s near-zero guarantee the surgeon would be qualified, or the surgery successful. Moderator]

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NZ Housing Crisis

Their damp, overpriced rental was harming his daughter, so he built her a new house for $4200

Fed up with watching his baby daughter get sick in their cold, mouldy rental, Jacob Matekino and his partner  built their own home – for $4200.  https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/homed/96799641

Filthy Hamilton [rat-cage] going for $325 a week
https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/property/96536920/filthy-hamilton-rental-going-for-325-a-week

“Move to stack Auckland renters eight to a room in ‘pods’ worries industry”
“Sleeper pods’ apparently installed in a Auckland apartment to increase the number of people able to live there are a worrying new development in the city’s rental scene, an industry expert says. Several single-bed-sized-pods were listed on Trade Me and Ray White’s website for rent at $200 a week.”
https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/property/96311581/Move-to-stack-Auckland-renters-eight-to-a-room-in-pods-worries-industry

Homeowners launch legal action against EQC, insurers

“The most tragic cases are the people who have bought houses, young couples, who have borrowed a whole lot of money to buy a house since the earthquake. They thought it was fixed and they’re now finding out that the house they’ve got a $300,000 mortgage on is worth next to nothing because of the botched repairs,” said Andrew Hooker, managing director of Auckland-based Shine Lawyers.

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Poverty: ‘We need a change’ – Grandmother feeding the homeless

“In the four years Debbie Munroe has been helping fill Manurewa’s bellies she’s seen an explosion in the numbers of people sleeping rough, she says.”
http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/338369/we-need-a-change-grandmother-feeding-the-homeless

Help us help homeless: Te Puea Marae’s plea to Auckland businesses

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/te-manu-korihi/338302/help-us-help-homeless-te-puea-marae-s-plea-to-auckland-businesses

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Sinking NZ: Earthquakes, Landslides, ‘Slow Slips’, Sinkholes

Kaikōura quake triggered massive ‘slow slips’ up to 600km away
“The slow slips occurred within days of the 7.8-magnitude Kaikōura quake, 15km deep below seabed, and spanned more than 15,000 sq km off the Hawke’s Bay and Gisborne coasts,” according to a report.
“One of the most intriguing factors is that the quake-triggered slow slip off the Gisborne coast [was] up to 600km away from its epicentre in North Canterbury,” said GNS Science’s Dr Laura Wallace.

Massive sinkhole discovered in Waihi
A massive sinkhole measuring 20 metres in diameter has been discovered on a council reserve between the Waihi Rugby Club and the Martha open pit, the council said.

“The sinkhole has collapsed into an unfilled stope in the historic Royal workings within the High Hazard Zone. Original records indicate that the historic stope was partially backfilled, but the upper 20 metres remained unfilled.”

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Corrupt Government

Did you know Peter Thiel screwed the NZ taxpayers out of tens of millions of dollars, while sodomizing corrupt NZ government ministers, and got a preferential citizenship, too?

“The Instant Kiwi” even forced the corrupt NZ government to have details of his immigration application redacted.

The Department of Internal Affairs allowed billionaire Peter Thiel to redact key information from his citizenship file, a decision later criticised by the Ombudsman who said the saga attracted ‘public disquiet.’”

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The Manuka Honey Scam

MPI Still Uncertain How to Define the “Honey”
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has decided to delay its decision on “mānuka honey” definition. http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/337564/mpi-delays-decision-on-manuka-honey-definition

The Moderators are happy that their efforts lead to the British media questioning why the consumers were paying inflated prices for products containing little or NO mānuka.

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Beware of Extreme Karma Attacks!

At least 4,000 overseas visitors, international students, foreign workers, recent emigrants and refugees have lost their lives and more than 24,000 others seriously injured in New Zealand between Jan 2000 and Jan 2017. All those Kiwis who remain silent are complicit in the mass killing of foreigners.

Evil Karma Boomerangs in Mysterious Ways!

People living in Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland, Tasman Bay and Hawke’s Bay regions are either very brave, or extremely stupid. Then again, karma returns in mysterious ways!

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“We have a white supremacist establishment that shames even Donald Trump, spend billions on an incompetent and unnecessary military, and let a brutal police force run the country with absolute impunity, but have no clean water in New Zealand…” — A Reader

 

 

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Lead has lowered your IQ, and E. coli could kill you!

Posted by te2ataria on May 19, 2017

The Most Heavily Censored Blog in New Zealand [Watch Out for Ceaseless Tsunamis of Bad Karma, Mr Ingrish!!]

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Once again, who needs clean water in New Zealand??

Raised levels of lead found in five Dunedin primary schools

The Southern District Health Board say they are investigating raised levels of lead in five Dunedin primary schools: Bathgate Park, George Street Normal, Mornington, North East Valley and Opoho, a report said.

“Medical officer of health Marian Poore said the highest sample level was 595mg of lead per kg of soil, which is above the recommended government standard for home gardens (210mg) but below [the totally arbitrary level set] for public parks (880mg).”

Principals’ Federation criticise delay on reporting lead levels

The Principals’ Federation say they are alarmed the health authorities have taken about 16 months before telling schools that soil on school grounds are contaminated with raised levels of lead.

“Bathgate Park was one of the schools affected, and principal Whetu Cormack told Morning Report he was only told by the Ministry of Education about the results yesterday,” a report said.

Lead exposure destroys your life
“Children with elevated blood-lead levels at age 11 ended up as adults with lower cognitive function and lower-status occupations than their parents…”

“The findings, published [in March] in JAMA, were based on a study that followed about 1,000 children born in the early 1970s in the coastal city of Dunedin, New Zealand. More than half were tested for lead in 1983, and nearly three decades later, those who’d had higher blood-lead levels as children were more likely to have lower IQs and to wind up lower on the socioeconomic ladder. Both associations remained even after researchers accounted for the children’s IQs, their mothers’ IQs and their social-class backgrounds.”

The dairy industry gives a new meaning to Golden Bay
“While monitoring water quality at Te Waikoropupū Springs Friends of Golden Bay noticed that where Fish Creek flows into the Springs reserve it repeatedly had an unpleasant appearance and smell after rain events.”

“Bearing in mind the recent outbreak of illness in Hawke’s Bay, we initially tested for both Campylobacter and E.coli. We took samples during rain events when the problem was evident. We are glad to report no Campylobacter was found. However, the picture with E.coli is a different matter. We present the results in the table below,” say Friends of Golden Bay.

E-coli levels from farm runoff under rain events will always be high and exceed drinking and swimming water standards.” and “It is common to get between 1,000-10,000 E.coli/100ml, depending on the density of cows and timing of when the cows were last in the paddock. It is like where we were at with dairy shed effluent 20 years ago.”

Golden water and foam at Upper Fish Creek sampling site. Source: http://friendsofgoldenbay.org.nz/

 

NZ’s largest freshwater springs under threat from E coli

“[At least] 40 times more E coli present in water flowing overland near the springs than what the government would consider swimmable.”

Another Child Molester on the Loose

Report of suspicious approach to children in Parklands, Christchurch
Police are investigating after receiving a report of three girls being approached by a suspicious male near Queenspark School, Christchurch, who demanded they got into his white van with no windows on its side.
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/report-suspicious-approach-children-parklands-christchurch

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Police Road Fatality Reports: Extreme Censorship in Effect

  • Only two fatality reports allowed by police today, as of posting, despite multiple serious crashes reported locally.
  • At least five foreigners have been killed in vehicle-related crashes in New Zealand recently. The fatalities include two Singapore nationals, two Samoans and one Aussie.
  • Based on insider information, statistical models and local news, We believe about 900 people were killed and 8,000 others seriously/critically injured on NZ suicide roads in 2016; however, only 328 fatalities were reported last year.

One killed in Waikato crash
One person was killed in a serious crash, which occurred at around 3.50pm, and another person is reported to have sustained critical injuries.
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/one-dead-waikato-crash

MSM report said five others are injured in the two-vehicle crash in Te Kauwhata, in the Waikato, citing St John ambulance that two of the injured were in critical condition, one in a serious condition and two in a moderate condition. http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/update-fatal-crash-near-gore

[It can safely be assumed that police will not apologise for their deliberately misleading/ inaccurate report. Blog]

Fatal crash near Gore
At least one person was killed in a collision between a campervan and a car at the intersection of Andrews and Old Coach Roads in Otaraia near Gore at 4.30pm.
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/emergency-services-attend-fatal-crash-near-gore

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Sex victim file left on police car dashboard

Exclusive: Indecent assault report, victim’s personal details left on dash of police car in Auckland CBD

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/anna-leask/news/article.cfm?a_id=638&objectid=11857852

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11859027

 

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Is it even conceivable to have feces-free drinking water in New Zealand?

Posted by te2ataria on February 18, 2017

Only 2.5 vehicle-related fatality reports allowed so far today!

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E-coli found in Waimarama water supply

Residents in Waimarama, Hawke’s Bay, have been told to boil their water, after E-coli bacteria was detected in the public water supply.

People in Hastings District Council should boil the water before using it for “drinking, cleaning teeth, making ice, washing dishes and preparing food.”

“The council is [already] the focus of a public inquiry into how campylobacter got into their water supply last year.”

Two weeks ago, the Enfield Road Reservoir in Hawke’s Bay that supplies much of Napier was chlorinated after testing positive for E-coli.

Image of the Day: Why can’t we ever know the truth?

Why are Port Hills zombies still cordoned out of their homes on Saturday morning?

 [Secrecy,] communications and cordons heavily criticised at Port Hills meeting. [More than a thousand] people turned out for a meeting for cordoned off residents in the Port Hills fire. Photo Credit: BRADEN FASTIER/FAIRFAX NZ

Other News in Drips…

Fatal crash in Clevedon
“Counties Manukau Police are attending a fatal crash in Clevedon this morning. Two cars were involved in the crash which happened at around 9.30am at the intersection of Monument Road and Tourist Road. Two other people were injured in the crash and have been taken to hospital with moderate injuries.”
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/fatal-crash-clevedon

Central Police attend fatal crash on Route 52, Pongaroa
“One person has died following a serious crash in Pongaroa, Tararua at approximately 12:10am this morning, Saturday 18 February, 2017. Another person is in a critical condition and a third person has minor injuries.

“One car was involved in the incident which occured [sic] on Route 52, approximately 2km south of the Pahiatua Road intersection.”
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/central-police-attend-fatal-crash-route-52-pongaroa

SH 3, Mahoenui closed following serious crash
“Emergency services attended a serious crash on State Highway 3, Mahoenui just after 2am this morning, Saturday 18 February, 2017. One person was taken to hospital in a critical condition following a collision between a truck and a car.

“The incident occurred at Hedley Corner, approximately 5km north of the Awakino Tunnel and 50km south-west of Te Kuiti, Waikato.”
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/sh-3-mahoenui-closed-following-serious-crash

Name release: Fatal crash on Kahikatea Flat Road, Auckland
“Police can now release the name of the man who died following a crash on Kahikatea Flat Road, Kaukapakapa, which occurred at 7:15am on Wednesday 15 February, 2017.  He was 22-year-old Gavin Sidney Pengelly.”
http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/name-release-fatal-crash-kahikatea-flat-road-auckland

NZ Police: Malevolence, Phenomenal Incompetence, Institutional Corruption

Firearm seizures are not recorded in a database –police
Secrecy surrounds illegal firearms that are being seized by police.   http://www.stuff.co.nz/timaru-herald/news/89266141/firearm-seizures-are-not-recorded-in-a-database-police-say

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“Radiation in New Zealand food is not from Fukushima” ?

Posted by te2ataria on September 22, 2016

Raise your [third] hand if you can verify the following information:

“Two post-Fukushima meltdown studies [conducted by the government] have found radiation in New Zealand food: but fear not – it is merely harmless remains [REALLY?] from nuclear testing decades ago.

[FOOD SAFETY MUCH?]

“While conspiracy posts on social media may have people thinking that harmful levels of radiation were making their way to New Zealand, and into the seafood we eat, science has proven that is not the case [REALLY?]

“After the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, which caused a meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries [MPI] commissioned two studies to look at radiation making its way into the New Zealand diet.

“By examining 40 foods including farmed salmon, shellfish and wild fish they have found that the radioactive version of caesium at levels less than 0.1 per cent of the international guidance limit for contamination.”

[REALLY?]

“Not only were the elements expected to be found in Fukushima fallout not present, but modelling showed it would be about 10 years before it reached New Zealand – and by then it would not be at harmful levels,” MPI mouthpiece said.

Other Selected Headlines:

Wellington Guillain-Barre Syndrome case under investigation

“A patient is in intensive care in Wellington Hospital with Guillain Barre Syndrome – the debilitating condition linked to campylobacter outbreaks such as the one that hit Havelock North.

[Water Safety Much?]

“However, health authorities say they are still investigating whether the Wellington case is linked to last month’s Hawke’s Bay outbreak which left an estimated 5200 the Havelock North residents suffering from gastro illness.”   http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/84507285/wellington-hospital-treating-guillain-barre-syndrome-patient

Queenstown’s The Helicopter Line has four crashes in three years

http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/84499620/queenstowns-the-helicopter-line-has-four-snow-crashes-in-three-years

Indian man killed by train,  mobile phone blamed [NATURALLY!]

24-year-old Tejas Patel was hit and killed by a train at Auckland’s Morningside station. And in the old kiwi tradition the authorities, Transport Accident Investigation Commission,blame him, the victim, for the fatal collision.

[Rail Safety Much?]

The commission admitted, however, “there was insufficient protection at the bottom of the platform ramp to prevent pedestrians inadvertently walking out in front of trains.”

Nimesha Patel, the victim’s mother, has joined voices calling for safety at New Zealand rail crossings, following the incident which killed her only child.   http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/84536892/Pedestrian-killed-by-train-may-have-been-distracted-by-using-his-phone

Yet another body recovered near Kaitaia in the Far North

Police say they have recovered a body from a rural bush area 20 minutes east of Kaitaia. And … that they have been searching in the area since yesterday using cadaver dogs and a specialist search unit from Auckland.

“We believe the body may have been there for some time and it has been a methodical process to preserve any potential evidence. We have been assisted today by a Pathologist and several scientists from ESR in Auckland.”  http://www.police.govt.nz/news/release/body-recovered-during-search-rural-area-east-kaitaia

[See if you can spot at least FOUR logical fallacies in the police statement.]

The F**ing Cowards of New Zealand

Father charged with fleeing Exclusive Brethren triple fatality

Exclusive Brethren Russell Stewart has pleaded not guilty to seven charges of driving under the influence of alcohol causing death or injury, and one charge of failing to remain at an accident.  http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=11714784

Our Racist Justice System: A Korean-born New Zealand resident suspected of killing a woman in China should be extradited to China, frigging racist Justice Minister Amy Adams has decided [TWICE.]

Kyung Yup Kim, 41, who spent his 40th birthday in custody in 2015, has been held in custody without a charge for more than five years while the extradition process continued.

Kim, who has two teenage children, has repeatedly denied meeting the woman who was killed in Shanghai or having anything to do with her death in December 2009.

Kim’s lawyers said there was “overwhelming credible evidence of routine use of torture and ill-treatment” in China, particularly to extract confessions.

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Woman contracts Guillain Barre syndrome after drinking tap water in Havelock North, NZ

Posted by te2ataria on September 15, 2016

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Victim one of 5,200 people infected by campylobacter in Havelock North gastro outbreak

Single mum April Singh, 41, has been diagnosed with Guillain Barre syndrome, a serious neurological disorder, after contracting campylobacteriosis from drinking infected tap water during Havelock North’s gastro outbreak in August.

Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS) can develop after a campylobacter infection.

“GBS is an autoimmune disorder, where the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues. The immune cells attack the myelin sheath – the fatty substance covering nerve fibres. The myelin sheath insulates and protects the nerve fibres and assists with the passage of impulses throughout the nervous system. If the myelin sheath is damaged, messages from the brain may be slowed or blocked completely.”

The Indian mother of eight, who works as a cleaner, said she “couldn’t vacuum or stand for long periods of time. I’m a pretty strong person and this isn’t me.”

“I’ve gone from being a real strong person to being a weakling,” she said.

Singh, who was in considerable pain, was misdiagnosed at the Hastings medical centre on September 3. “She was told there that she may have fibromyalgia and she went home. Five days later, when things hadn’t improved, she went to her GP, who sent her to hospital,” said a report.

At least 111 people [2.32 per 100,000 people] with GBS are hospitalized in New Zealand each year and a third of of them are related to campylobacter.
http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/84289991/havelock-north-woman-with-guillain-barre-syndrome-may-never-drink-tap-water-again

NZ’s long-running Campylobacter epidemic from poultry: Now with antibiotic resistance

NZ is known as the “Campylobacter capital of the world” in food safety circles for having the highest rates reported by any country. Now that our rates have halved (due to past regulations [9]) we may, thankfully, have slipped from first place, but our rate (150 per 100,000 in 2014 [4]) is still much higher than other countries we typically compare ourselves with. It is more than 10 times that of the US (13 per 100,000 in 2014 [10]) and more than 50% higher than Australia (94 per 100,000 in 2013 [11]). Largely eliminating poultry as a source could virtually halve our incidence and show that we can manage this food safety problem effectively.

NZ’s reputation as a trusted exporter of safe food took a battering following the botulism and milk powder scare in August 2013 (the “whey protein concentrate incident”). We need to demonstrate our low tolerance of food contaminated with real microbial hazards, as is clearly the situation with Campylobacter in fresh chicken.

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All is well in New Zealand: Police confirm 5 sudden deaths in Kaitaia

Posted by te2ataria on August 18, 2016

Sent by a reader – Links added by Moderator N.

Five young males have died suddenly in Kaitaia in the past 12 weeks: Police

Police have confirmed at least five young males aged between 17 and 25 have “died suddenly” in Kaitaia since late May.

A spokeswoman said all were “sudden death incidents which we have attended, where our investigations lead us to believe the person has taken their own life”.

“We pass our investigation findings to the Coroner, who will ultimately make a ruling as to how a death has occurred,” she said.

Community leader Ricky Houghton of He Korowai Trust said earlier today that the five deaths reflected “a community in crisis”.

“The people are feeling doomed. There’s a sense of hopelessness and helplessness of the young people,” he said.

NZ Govt launches water supply inquiry after thousands fall sick

“The New Zealand government launched an inquiry on Thursday into the contamination of a regional water supply that has left thousands of people sick with vomiting and diarrhoea” said a report.

The outbreak of campylobacter bacteria, an acute form of gastroenteritis, has sickened around 3,000 people, prompting the government to officials said.

About half of those are in the town of Havelock North on New Zealand’s North Island, about 250 km (155 miles) northeast of the capital Wellington, where schools have been closed and medical facilities overloaded.

“The situation in Havelock North is concerning,” Minister for Health Jonathan Coleman said in a statement. “It is important that the public has confidence in their water supply.”

“New Zealand [deceptively] touts its clean, green image abroad under a ‘100 percent pure [manure]’ campaign to attract tourists, as well as to highlight its food and water safety as a hallmark of its premium [tainted] export products.”

Gastro outbreak: Mushroom farm linked to previous water contamination
“In October last year, E. coli was found in a well at the Brookvale borefield, which draws water from the Te Mata aquifer, providing all of Havelock North’s water.”

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