Aggressive and invasive, Argentine ants pose a serious threat to New Zealand's natural environment.
View the most recently issued Canterbury pesticide summary.
Learn how deer negatively impact New Zealand's native forests.
The Hopkins and Huxley valley study area is in Ruataniwha Conservation Park, which is west of Lake Ohau in the South Island.
Operation Ark, a flagship multi-species protection programme led by the Department from 2004 to 2010, provided valuable lessons for the future of pest control and species management for mainland sites.
This brochure shows how targeted pest control can help our vulnerable native species that are under attack by imported predators.
This pretty yet dangerous plant is threatening to take over lakes, wetlands and waterway margins.
Native to some parts of Australia, the rainbow lorikeet was illegally released in Auckland in the 1990s. This dominant and prolific bird now poses a significant threat to our native wildlife.
Native to Australia, rainbow skinks were first recorded in Auckland during the 1960s and are now posing a threat to our rare native lizards.
Rudd are a voracious fish that compete with New Zealand's native fish and damage habitat.
View a series of short videos on 1080 and its effect on water, flora and fauna.
Conservation - all regions