Tag: Trapping

Cats fire up trapping debate

08:00 Mon, 16 May

Accelerating interest in trapping pests in the wider Mahurangi area is causing concern among some domestic cat owners. As of last Tuesday, there were 29...

Students triumph over rats

11:07 Mon, 16 Nov

Ailish Keenan, 12, gets ready to plunge a knife into a Norway rat cake – a reward for students’ successful trapping efforts. Student volunteers at...

Residents race to get free rat traps

11:05 Mon, 16 Nov

More than 130 people packed into Leigh Hall last month to pick up a free rat trap at the official launch of Pest Free Leigh....

Big boost in battle against peninsula pests

09:14 Mon, 15 Jun

Takatu trappers, from left, Stewart Halliwell, community pest control coordinator Ngaire Wallen, Richard Robson, Bill Switzer and Jeannette Switzer install a possum trap on Whitmore...

Forest Bridge seeks volunteer trappers for Dunn’s Bush

10:10 Tue, 2 Jun

An upsurge in possum numbers at Dunn’s Bush Reserve has prompted The Forest Bridge Trust to appeal for more volunteers to trap the pests and...

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