Tag: Pest Control

Strong feelings voiced on both sides of Kawau pest plan

10:00 Thu, 28 Sep

Auckland Council hosted the second of two open days at Sandspit Wharf on September 14, fielding questions on proposals to eradicate pests on Kawau, an...

Counting the costs of being predator free on Kawau Island

16:06 Thu, 7 Sep

Among many uncertainties about the proposed eradication of wallabies, rats, possums and stoats on Kawau Island is how it will be funded. A feasibility report...

Experts field questions on eradication risks

15:51 Thu, 7 Sep

Experts convened by Auckland Council for a webinar on the Kawau pest eradication plan sought to allay landowners’ concerns, ranging from what the project will...

Kawau predator plan sparks opposition

14:49 Thu, 7 Sep

The Kawau pest eradication plan faces hurdles as some landowners signal resistance An ambitious government-backed plan to rid Kawau Island of wallabies, rats, possums and...

Marine pest spotted

09:00 Wed, 7 Jun

Biosecurity New Zealand is reminding boaties and fishers to clean their anchors and fishing gear and reduce the risk of introducing or spreading any exotic...

Wild rice spread

11:00 Tue, 6 Jun

Mangawhai residents are being asked to keep an eye out for new patches of Manchurian wild rice grass amid fears the invasive pest plant could...

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