Introduction

Get the status and maps of Battle for our Birds pest control operations on public conservation land in 2017 and 2018.

Highlights

Types of operations:

Confirmed operations

Site

 District

 Estimated hectares

 Status

Whareorino
Map (PDF, 2,024K)

King Country

28,123

Completed 29 July 2017

Abel Tasman
Map (PDF, 1,741K)

Motueka

10,300

Completed 26 October 2017

Matemateonga-Waitotara
Map (PDF, 2,600K)

Whanganui

51,639

Completed 19 October 2017

Tongariro Kiwi
Map (PDF, 1,768K)

Tongariro

19,500

Completed 22 August 2017

Cleddau
Map (PDF, 1,990K)

Northern Fiordland

4,720

Completed 19 September 2017

Hollyford
Lower Hollyford map (PDF, 1,914K)
Upper Hollyford map (PDF, 2,660K)

Northern Fiordland

44,213

Completed 6 October 2017

Murchison Mountains
(ground control)

Fiordland

52,842

Traps 2017

Arthur’s Pass
(ground control)

North Canterbury

5,671

Traps 2017

Haast Kiwi
(ground control)

South Westland

11,400

Traps 2017

Paraninihi
Map (PDF, 1,149K)

Taranaki

1,702

Completed 22 September 2017

Hutiwai
Map (PDF, 1,894K)

Taranaki

9,750

Completed 22 September 2017

Waitaanga 
Map (PDF, 1,900K)

Taranaki

19,259

Completed 19 October 2017

Kahurangi West
Map (PDF, 2,267K)

Buller

36,673

Completed 19 November 2017

Northern Ruahine
Map (PDF, 1,640K)

Project information

Manawatu

32,829

Completed 15 November 2017

Kaimanawa Mountains - Umukarikari
Map (PDF, 1,739K)

Central North Island

11,201

Completed 19 October 2017

Hauraki-Otahu 
Map (PDF, 3,082K)

Whitianga

7,133

Completed 19 October 2017

Papakai
Map (PDF, 1,776K)

Whitianga

11,388

Completed 19 October 2017

Moehau
Map (PDF, 1,252K)

Whitianga

4,368

Completed. 1080 applied to most of the block 18 October 2017. Remaining 1,000 ha completed 22 November 2017.

Whirinaki
Map (PDF, 2,004K)

Eastern Bay of Plenty

38,113

Completed 20 September 2017

Paparoa - Roaring Meg
Map (PDF, 1,824K)

Buller

11,698

Completed 22 September 2017

Rotoehu
Map (PDF, 1,540K)

Tauranga-Rotorua

2,549

Completed 11 September 2017

Dart
Map (PDF, 2,546K)
Wakatipu (Queenstown) 11,370 Completed 27 September 2017

Rangataua
(ground control)

Tongariro

4,174

Traps 2017

Matukituki Valley
Map (PDF, 2,757K)

Central Otago

12,921

Completed 27 October 2017

Stewart Island Dotterel
(ground control)

Rakiura/Stewart Island

5,496

Traps/bait stations 2017

Mount Anglem
(ground control)

Rakiura/Stewart Island

3,170

Traps/bait stations 2017

Port Pegasus
(ground control) 

Rakiura/Stewart Island

4,458

Traps/bait stations 2017

Rakeahua
(ground control) 

Rakiura/Stewart Island

5,733

Traps/bait stations 2017

Paparoa North
Map (PDF, 1,980K)

Buller

34,869

Completed 29 October 2017

Otawa
(ground control)

Tauranga-Rotorua

350

Traps/bait stations 2017

Mahoenui weta
(ground control)

King Country

183

Traps 2017

Whareorino
(ground control)

King Country

635

Traps 2018

Arthur’s Pass
Map (PDF, 2,703K)

North Canterbury 115,000 Completed 14 November 2017
Wilberforce
Map (PDF, 2,542K)
Rangiora 27,000 1080 to be applied in 2018

Moki Makino
Map (PDF, 1,325K)

Taranaki

25,000

1080 to be applied in 2018

Cascade Hope
Map (PDF, 1,860K)

South Westland

25,000

1080 to be applied in 2018

Southern Eyre Mountains
Map (PDF, 2,881K)
Murihiku (Southland) 47,480 1080 to be applied in 2018
Proposed operations

Site

District

Estimated hectares

Status

Project Kaka
Map (PDF, 2,528K)

Wairarapa

30,552

Proposed for 2018

Makarora
Map (PDF, 3,444K)

Central Otago

38,942

Proposed for 2018

Russell Forest
Map (PDF, 1,497K)
Whangarei 7,000 Proposed for May/June 2018
Cancelled operations

Site

District

Estimated hectares

Status

Waitutu
Map (PDF, 2,127K)

Te Anau

29,250

Cancelled due to low rodent numbers

Beresford
(ground control)
Murihiku (Southland) 10,000 Cancelled due to low rodent numbers
Kahurangi North
Map (PDF, 2,379K)
Golden Bay 41,066 Cancelled due to low rodent numbers
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