Yellow eyed penguin Port Pegasus Stewart Island Photo Jake Osborne CC BY NC SA 2.0

Resources

Resources to learn more

Below you will find a suite of predator-related resources, links to other organisations and some ways you can participate.

A practical guide to trapping

DOC's expert trapping guidance is now available in our 'Predator Free: A practical guide to trapping...

Rakiura Community Trap Library

The Rakiura Community Trap Library is open! Help protect the bush and birds in your backyard!

Opera...

Where to buy traps, monitoring gear and...

Predator Free NZ Trust list of key suppliers/stockists throughout NZ. 

Southland Pest Hub

The Southland Pest Hub is your go-to guide for advice on pest animals and weeds in Southland. 

Vertebrate Pest Control Best Practice from Landcare...

A list of documents outlining best practice for the various predator control methods from Landcare R...

DOC's Backyard trapping

Trap and monitor predators in your own backyard.

Achieving the goal of a predator free New Zealand ...

DOC's Volunteer Programme

Get involved in activities around the country, and find out about volunteering for conservation.

Pest Detective

Pest Detective is an online tool to help people in New Zealand identify the presence of vertebrate p...

Predator Free 2050

Predator Free 2050 Limited is a Crown-owned, charitable company established to help deliver the New ...

Predator Free New Zealand Trust

The Predator Free NZ Trust is a private charitable organisation established to encourage, support an...

Welcome to Stewart Island

An overview of Rakiura/Stewart Island including how to get there, things to do, places to stay etc.

New Zealand's Biological Heritage National Science Challenge

The BioHeritage Challenge, Ngā Koiora Tuku Iko, aims to protect and manage Aotearoa New Zealand’s bi...

Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research

Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research’s core purpose is to drive innovation in the management of terres...

Conservation Dogs Programme

This programme uses highly trained dogs and their handlers to detect New Zealand’s protected species...

Trap NZ

trap.nz is a free service used throughout NZ for recording trap, bait, monitoring, and biodiversity ...

Bionet

Bionet connects information about pests and disease in New Zealand in one place. 

Kiwi Guardians

An activity programme for kids to learn about nature, earn cool rewards and go on epic family advent...

iNaturalist

Connect with NatureExplore and share your observations from the natural world.