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Pest and weed control

 A predator plague that will pose a serious threat to our endangered native wildlife is being predicted by scientists this autumn.



Links to local government websites, general information about pest animals.


Links to local government websites, general information about pest plants.




Link to information about Phytophthora taxon Agathis, a microscopic fungus-like plant pathogen that is killing kauri.


Links to local government website information.



Links to local government website information that will help you recognise and control pest animal species.


Landcare Research scientists have developed a tool to help pest control managers choose the best control methods for different situations and problems. 


Links to local government website information that will help you recognise and control pest plant species.







 If you want to get rid of the wasps that are bothering you, clearly you will need to locate the nest, but don’t bother trying to do this during the day.  Go somewhere else and enjoy the day! ...


 A pamphlet compiling weedbusting articles that have appeared in Open Space magazine.


Wilding pine spread is very predictable. With improved techniques, the invasive spread can be managed.


The unchecked spread of wilding pines can pose a real risk to biodiversity, landscape and recreational values. Guidelines are available on safe and efficient control.


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