17 Sep 2018

1080 protesters escalate abuse, threats against DOC staff

From Morning Report, 8:37 am on 17 September 2018

There's been a significant increase in the number of physical threats and abuse towards Department of Conservation staff following a recent spike in anti-1080 protests. The escalation is being put down to people being captured by fake news spread on social media and has forced DOC to seek advice from Netsafe. DOC's threatened species ambassador, Nicola Toki, joins us now.