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New Zealand's biggest urban eradication begins

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 10:11 am | Predator Free Wellington

The country’s biggest urban predator eradication operation begins today as the Predator Free Wellington team begin installing 6,000 traps and bait stations in backyards across the Miramar Peninsula. More >>

Trapping moderates the rise and rise of rat numbers

Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 12:22 pm | Predator Free Wellington

Trapping moderates the rise and rise of rat numbers While the second census of rat numbers on the Miramar Peninsula shows rising numbers, local trapping groups are holding the line in the face of a significant rise in rat numbers throughout the ... More >>

Inspiring next generation of conservation leaders

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 12:45 pm | Predator Free Wellington

21 schools on and near Wellington’s Miramar Peninsula are participating in Predator Free Schools, an innovative environmental education programme which offers students the opportunity to become conservation leaders in their school and community. More >>

1000 pests caught in Mt Victoria

Friday, 1 December 2017, 4:29 pm | Predator Free Wellington

Wellington, NZ - A group of Wellingtonians are making one of the city’s most-visited places a haven for wildlife. In just over a year the Mt Victoria Vermin Trappers have caught 1000 pests, including nine weasels and dozens of rats. More >>

Wellingtonians Overwhelmingly Support Predator Free Capital

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 9:41 am | Predator Free Wellington

The vision for Wellington to become the first predator free capital city in the world is one step closer, with 84% of Wellingtonians supportive of ridding the city of rats, stoats, weasels and possums. More >>