LATEST NEW ZEALAND RCD NEWS
  • Virus importers clam up (20/3/98)
  • 20 pet rabbits die from RCD (7th March 1998)
  • Several recent articles including "Dunedin firm selling RCD at $150 a time" (5/3/98)
  • Latest RCD legislation illegal-committee
  • Extensive sea lion deaths - mystery virus may infect humans (4th February 1998)
  • Calicivirus may cause illness in humans - US expert (6th February 1998)
  • Deformed ears in rabbits possible virus link (January 30th, 1998)
  • Infection risk to pet rabbits (January 29, 1998)
  • Farmers urged to wait for more potent rcd strain (30/1/98)
  • RCD for release in Te Anau (21st January 1998)
  • Dead kiwis not to to negligence (23/12/97)
  • NZ Company seeks to sell RCD as a Pesticide (15/12/97)
  • Application to change status of rabbit virus (12/12/97)
  • First RCD outbreak a "fizzer" (27/11/97) and 2 other articles
  • RCD in Southland 27th November 1997
  • Ethics group rules on legality of spreading RCD(5th November 1997)
  • "Fedfarm" opens its Website (4th November 1997)
  • Canty rabbit kills increasing
  • Unusual behaviour of hawks indicate areas of RCD/RHD virus (17th October 1997)
  • Officials Sent Scurrying After Scolding(16th October 1997)
  • North Island farmers say don't delay release of RHD virus 11th October 1997
  • RCD Homebrew Recipe Simple- NZ Farmer 2.10.97
  • [Farmers] Trust to monitor RCD
  • New Zealand to import deadly strain of RHD
  • RCD Now Legal (From Newsnet NZ)25/9/97
  • Amnesty would ensure biosecurity 23/9/97
  • Rabbit smoothies spread RHD virus (September 1997)
  • RCD to be legalised on Upton's Return 23/9/97
  • Canterbury farmers spread RHD, officials implicated! 19/9/97
  • Aerial drop of RCD-laced bait starts (New Zealand)10/9/97
  • New Zealand Cabinet legalises RCD (Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease)(8/9/97)
  • 3 newspaper articles re RHD in New Zealand inc. impending Cabinet Decision.(6/9/97)
  • Claims that NZ farmers have poor image/ NZ couldn't cope with disease outbreak.(4/9/97)
  • Rabbit Calicivirus in New Zealand (Posted 2nd September 1997)
  • New Zealand Authorities should say no to RCD/RHD (2nd September 1997)
  • New Zealand Cabinet defers decision on RCD (2nd September 1997)
  • NZ MAF Employee suspended re RCD - New Zealand(1st September 1997)
  • Cabinet to consider RCD (New Zealand)(1st September 1997)
  • RCD virus spread through South Island - New Zealand (29th August 1997)
  • Two farmers admit spreading deadly rabbit disease (28th August 1997)
  • RCD Uncontrollable (New Zealand) 28th August 1997
  • Kiwis race to contain rabbit killer (28th August 1997)
  • RCD Emergency - Roadblocks to stop virus spread (27th August 1997)
  • Killer virus loose in New Zealand (26th August 1997)
  • RCD review refusal angers Farmers (New Zealand) (20th August 1997)
  • "Hot RCD Quotes"-"The New Zealand Farmer" July 10th 1997 - Dr Brian Cooke
  • Newsflash (2nd July 1997) New Zealand says NO to rabbit haemmhoragic disease (RCD).
  • Read the transcripts of NZ MAF decision NOT to allow RHD as a biological control agent.(2/7/1997)
  • Newsflash (26th June 1997) Rabbit virus decision to be announced next week on 2nd July 1997(N.Z.).
  • "Rabbit virus risk real - researcher" (New Zealand) 24-2-97
  • "Fears made known, says ministry" (24th Feb. 1997)



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