Funding available for community groups

Are you a trapping champion and running a community pest control group? You may be eligible for some funding and support! The …

August 2, 2022

Event: Te Tiriti o Waitangi Workshop Part 2

Thursday 1st September, 9am – 12:30pm This is a follow up event from our first workshop, where our facilitator, Moea Armstrong, delved …

July 15, 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

Get involved with the Garden Bird Survey

The Garden Bird Survey is a simple yet important activity that can help inform policy makers, scientists, and many other organisations. Birds …

June 20, 2022

Event: Introduction to Te Tiriti o Waitangi

Predator Free Whangārei invites you to an introductory workshop on Te Tiriti o Waitangi, facilitated by Moea Armstrong. Join this workshop to …

June 14, 2022

Trappers: Please be aware

Interim findings from a new study raise health and safety concerns for Northland trappers, as up to one third of possums (4/12) …

May 25, 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

The Field Journal – April

This month’s field journal was written by Biosecurity Officer, Riley Edwards April has been a momentous month for the project, being able …

April 30, 2022

From our toolbox – a self-resetting trap!

Meet the AT220 – set it up and they’re ready to catch 100 predators on its own! As much as we enjoy …

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, a local hapū representative at Whangārei heads, provide insight into the te ao …

March 25, 2022

Predator Survey Results from Tiakina Whangārei

Each year we survey areas around Whangārei to find out more about the pest mammal populations in our city. This is crucial for the work we do to make sure we are on track to achieving our objective of becoming a predator free city! We can’t do this without the data to support us, so we use these surveys as a way to inform what we do, how we do it and where we do it!

March 20, 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

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