Written by Liz Campbell
“This material is exceptionally toxic; it has tremendous potential for producing Chloracne and systemic injury…
…I am particularly concerned with persons using the material on a daily repeated basis…”
Dow US Internal Memo 1965 "
It is not within the scope of this article to go into the complexity of this information, but I recommend anyone who has lived in the area or lives in areas with Dioxin contamination, to view the documentary.
I suggested to my friend that she write her story and that of those she knew, but she no longer had the energy or the emotional strength to do so. At the time of writing she was sitting in Palmerston North receiving radiation treatment and there were four others with her who had lived in Paritutu
So I am writing my version of the story, my friend’s would have been more powerful as she has lived in the area all her life and remembers those who have gone and their stories.