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Pest Control

 
Pest control on Great Barrier Island is a subject well worth discussion, and it starts here. It's a work in progress. The plant pests that we have are numerous, the mammalian animal pests are a bit easier to list. They are:
 
ship rats
Pacific rats
goats - recently eradicated!
cats
 
 
We don't have mustilids, possums, hedgehogs, deer,
 
 
Here's a valuable source of pest control articles by a gifted pest control expert, Ditch Keeling, who does a lot of contract work for both DoC and the private sector through his company 
Coastal Pest Solutions.