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Protecting our precious places

Links to animal control methods

Most of the species information is applicable anywhere, but check links to your own council's website first for any region-specific information.

Target species

Control methods

Council

Ferrets

Pestoff ferret paste

Hares

Various methods

Taranaki Regional Council

Hares & rabbits

Various methods

Magpies

Larsen traps

Magpies

Traps

Mustelids

Traps

Mustelids

Various methods

Mustelids

Various methods

Possums

1080

Possums

Cyanide paste and Feratox

Possums

Poison

Possums

Poison

Possums

Self-help programme

Taranaki Regional Council

Possums

Shooting, repellents & barriers

Possums

Traps

Possums

Traps

Possums

Traps

Possums

Various methods

Possums

Various methods

Possums

Various methods

Possums

Various methods

Possums in urban areas

Poison, traps

Rabbits

Biocontrol (RHD),

Rabbits

Fumigants

Rabbits

Methods for small landowners

Rabbits

Night shooting

Rabbits

Poison

Rabbits

Various methods

Rabbits

Various methods

Rabbits

Various methods

Rabbits in urban areas

Barriers, repellants, poison

Range of pest animals

Various methods

Range of pest animals

Various methods

Rooks

Poison

Wasps

Poison

Wasps

Various methods

Wasps

Various methods

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