Pest Manager Willy Gamble of SIRCET showing school kids how to check a rat trap. Photo - Bridget Carter

Citizen Science

You don’t have to be a scientist to get involved in science. Every day, people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds carry out monitoring that helps them understand what’s happening in their environment. 

Possum with kereru egg. Photo - Nga Manu Images
Pest Detective

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

iNaturalist App
iNaturalist

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

TrapNZ2
Trap NZ

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

Brushtail possum. Photo - DOC CC-BY
Ecotrack

Record pests and plants using the award-winning app Ecotrack