National predator control operations
Stay up to date with the latest predator control operations to protect our native species.
Native species monitoring results
Monitoring of predator control shows at-risk species are protected and able to grow their populations.
Bird life increasing in the Heaphy valleySurveys from 2015 to 2019 have recorded numbers of nine native bird species increasing in the Heaphy valley, Kahurangi National Park.
Doubling native bird numbers in the Landsborough valleyThanks to more than 20 years of trapping and aerial 1080 treatment, native birds are flourishing in the remote South Westland valley.
Predator plague cycle
Heavy forest seeding could lead to a rapid increase in predator numbers, threatening the survival of native species.
Monitoring forest seeding
We monitor forest seeding to keep track of the food available to native species and predators.
Rat monitoring results 2019/20
View the latest rat monitoring results for DOC's predator control programme.
Threatened populationsThese species are highly susceptible to attack and have been targeted for protection.
1080 has been proven to work safely in reducing predators and we need to use it to save our native wildlife and forests.
Parliamentary report: Saving New Zealand's birds (PDF, 2,61K)
Predator response booklet: Protecting taonga species | Te tautiaki i ngā momo taonga koiora (PDF, 11,202K)