Pests and threats
IntroductionNew Zealand's unique biodiversity is at risk from pests, weeds and other threats.
Biosecurity helps prevent damage by animal pests, weeds, didymo, and diseases like kauri dieback.
The conservation status of our species is assessed according to their risk of extinction.
Animal pests and threats A - ZAnimal pests and threats have a major detrimental effect on our environment. Controlling them is essential for the survival of our native plants and animals.
Our pest control methods
Our pest control methods are essential for the survival of many native species and ecosystems.