Automated traps working hard over summer!

The Possum Free Whangārei Heads team were pleasantly surprised with what they discovered upon return from the summer break.

February 2, 2023

Learn more and take part in these events!

It’s that busy time of year and there’s lots happening in the Predator Free space! Take part in getting to know the …

November 1, 2022

2022 Annual Report available now

There has been lots of highlights, as well as learnings, this past year. Read more about what has happened in the past funding year, and what’s to come as we head into the next year.

October 20, 2022

What’s been happening in the possum eradication space?

Where is the possum eradication project at? How many possums have been caught? What are the next steps? Find the answers in this article here.

October 14, 2022

A ‘kie’ indicator for pest control efforts

The presence of kiekie can tell us that pest control is working. It’s a sought-after plant for not only introduced predators, by native birds and mammalians, including humans!

September 30, 2022

The Field Journal – June

This month’s field journal was written by Biosecurity Officer, Gaelyn Dewhurst It has been a very busy couple of months in the …

July 4, 2022

The first leg with legholds

We have trialled our customised live leghold traps with success, catching the eradication project’s first possums last month. These traps are known …

May 16, 2022

From our toolbox – a self-resetting trap!

Meet the AT220 – set it up and they’re ready to go to service itself on its own! As much as we …

April 8, 2022

The Field Journal – March

This month’s field journal is written by Biosecurity Officer, Zac Coffin. With the close of the month of Maehe, the Possum Eradication Team at Whangārei Heads enters a long awaited and exciting phase of going ‘live’.

March 31, 2022

Learnings from Reotahi

We were grateful to have had Matua Winiwini Kingi provide insight into the te ao Māori way of approaching Reotahi maunga and …

March 25, 2022

Where are the possums?

Say cheese! We’ve been using smart image technology to help us determine the presence of possums in the Whangārei Heads area.

March 11, 2022