Find out about weed control and more about weed species on the Weedbusters website.
The pest seaweed Undaria is a threat to Fiordland’s marine environment with its ability to quickly establish and outcompete native marine species.
Learn the threat banana passionfruit poses to our native vegetation.
Find out why boneseed, a native of South Africa is a problem in New Zealand and how to identify it, and learn what you can do to help stop the spread of boneseed.
Learn about the carnivorous weeds that can wreak havoc on New Zealand's native vegetation.
Learn about the threats posed by climbing asparagus to New Zealand's native vegetation.
Darwin’s barberry is one of the few weeds in New Zealand that can actually establish and persist under a forest canopy. Find out more about the Stewart Island Darwin’s barberry eradication programme.
Find out about some of the freshwater weeds that are known to degrade New Zealand's wetlands and waterways.
This page describes heather, the conservation problems it causes and what you can do about it.
Ivy is a strong climbing plant, making it popular in urban environments, but a pest in many parts of New Zealand.
Japanese honeysuckle is a climbing vine from Asia that can pose a significant threat to our forests when it spreads into the wrong place.
Lagarosiphon is a problem for native plants and animals, recreational water users, landowners and those who fish.
The vigorous and invasive marram, historically planted for farming or to stabilise dunes, is now threatening plants and animals of dune ecosystems.
Weeds threatening native flora and fauna on Matiu/Somes Island in Wellington Harbour.
Learn why Mexican daisy is considered a weed and what you can do to help stop its spread.
Learn to identify moth plant and what you can do to help stop its spread in Northland.
Old man's beard is a fast growing, deciduous climbing weed.
Pampas threatens the productivity of plantation forests and land of high conservation value.
Russell lupin is beautiful to look at, but this aggressive weed can be damaging to both native flora and fauna.
Learn why sweet pea shrub is a problem, how to identify and control it, and find out how you can help prevent the spread of sweet pea shrub.
Tradescantia can smother low-growing plants and prevent the natural regeneration of taller native species.
Introduced in the 1890s, wild ginger now threatens much of New Zealand's native bush.
Learn about the threat of wilding pines to New Zealand's native plants and animals.
Weeds have a significant impact on our native plant communities, find out why and how to control them.