Hedgehogs have voracious appetites. They pose a threat to native weta, skinks, and the eggs and chicks of ground-nesting birds.
Did you know hedgehogs can travel up to 3km in one night? Learn more about these spiny pests that are abundant in New Zealand.
Find out about the impact of hedgehogs on the New Zealand environment.
Many trapping programmes catch hedgehogs, reducing their impact on native species such as kaki/black stilt, Cromwell chafer beetle, grand skink, black-fronted tern and weta.
Learn how you can help stop hedgehogs.