Managing pest animals and plants is essential to help prevent their spread and damage to our region.
It’s one of the ways we protect te taiao - our environment, our economy, and our communities.
Controlling pests is a huge job and we need everyone involved. Find out about these pests and what to do.
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Find out about the strategic plan for the next 20 years:
We have teams of Biosecurity Officers focused on controlling pests in the region’s parks and Key Native Ecosystems. We also work with people to control pests on their properties.
Find out about operations to control pest animals and pest plants, or the latest Biosecurity news.
Download the plan of operational activities for this year.
Biosecurity hygiene plays an important role in reducing the spread of pest plants and animals. Our field officers spend lots of time visiting multiple properties, so we comply with strict practices to mitigate biosecurity risks.
Do your part to stop the spread of pests by following steps when visiting someone else’s property:
1. Assess the risk:
2. Plan your day:
3. Be hygienic:
4. Before leaving: