The power of one does count, we ask you to show your support for a Just and Fair outcome for all who have been victims of exposure to dioxin New Zealand.
Dioxinnz.com is campaigning for this to take place in New Zealand concerning victims of exposure to dioxin which was in 2,4,5t and 2,4D herbicides manufactured and sold in New Zealand.
Sawmill Workers Against Poisons INC. Society (SWAP)
Sawmill Workers Against Poisons INC. Society (SWAP) SWAP- is committed to the ongoing HEALTH of the people and the HEALTH of the ENVIRONMENT regarding our issues from the exposures to chemicals from the SAWMILLS and the PAPERMILLS which were all part of the 30 plus landfills indentified here in Whakatane. SWAP's vision is the bringing together of Matauranga Maori, Western Science, Medicine and People, To Determine the Diagnosis of Chemical Sensitivity-For the health and well being of the Environment and the People..
Project Coordinator SWAP
Letter - Honesty is the Only Policy
It was back in the year of 1986 when we were first informed or became aware of the health effects of exposure to PCP. Read More.
SWAP Health Survey July 2002
Health outcomes in former NZ timber workers exposed to pentachlorophenol
Massey University: Concerns remain about chronic health problems experienced by former timber workers who were exposed to pentachlorophenol (PCP) when it was used as an anti-sapstain fungicide treatment in saw mills.
MAI Review, 2009, 1, Intern Research Report 3
This paper case studies the story of Hohepa Joseph (Joe) Harawira, a non-academic matauranga Maori researcher who challenged the misconceptions about the validity of community-based researchers. His extensive research into the debilitating effects of Pentachlorophenol (PCP) on the sawmill workers of Whakatane, their families and the environment has resulted in significant transformative outcomes for the people and the land of Ngati Awa.
News Articles (Various)
SWAP Greenpeace activists