Looking for other pests?

Are you looking for information about pests in New Zealand not featured on Pest Detective, such as weeds, insects or fish? If so, here are some places to look.

Pest plants (weeds)

Weedbusters

Find information about weeds in New Zealand, what to do about them and how to take action to limit their spread and establishment. > See more

Landcare Research

Research about the impact of weeds in New Zealand and how to manage them, including by biological control. > See more

Department of Conservation

An A-Z of common weeds in New Zealand. > See more

NIWA

Fact sheets on freshwater pests in New Zealand, including aquatic plants. > See more

Ministry for Primary Industries

About plant threats to New Zealand's biosecurity. > See more

Other pest animals

Department of Conservation

An A-Z of animal pests in New Zealand, including insects, with information about the habits, impacts and control of each species. > See more

Information about the four species of pest fish in New Zealand and how to stop their spread. > See more

Ministry for Primary Industries

About animal threats to New Zealand's biosecurity. > See more

NIWA

Fact sheets on freshwater pests in New Zealand, including fish and invertebrates. > See more

Landcare Research

User-friendly guide to identifying insects. < See more

NZ Plant Conservation Network

Some insect pest information. > See more