Stoat with chickPHOTO: David Hallett ©
Animal pests are a major threat to New Zealand's native species. Controlling these pests is essential for the survival of our special native plants and animals.
Find out about common land based as well as aquatic weeds found in New Zealand.
Wildlife health is about ensuring we have healthy and robust populations of wildlife. Report sick or injured wildlife and share wildlife health data.
You can stop the spread of introduced aquatic plants and animals that compete with, attack or smother our native aquatic species.
Find out about New Zealand's animal pests.
Biodegradable 1080 poison is used in New Zealand to control pests and protect our native forests and wildlife.
CITES is an international agreement that regulates and monitors trade in animal and plant species to ensure it does not threaten their long-term survival in the wild.
Biosecurity helps to prevent damage caused by unwanted organisms. These include animal pests, weeds, didymo, and diseases like kauri dieback.
DOC is the lead agency for protecting New Zealand’s native species and ecosystems from threats such as climate change.
The NZTCS provides a method to list any wild species according to its threat of extinction.