National Pest Control Agencies (NPCA)

NPCA assists those involved in animal pest control in New Zealand.

Animal pests are a serious threat to our native flora and fauna and to our agriculture industry. We provide a forum for agencies and stakeholders to share their knowledge and experience in addressing the issue.

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'Emerging Threats in Diverging Communities' - Register now!

Registrations are now open for NETS2016 (National Education and Technology Seminar) - the combined seminar of the National Pest Control Agencies and New Zealand Biosecurity Institute.

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26th - 29th July 2016
Rendezvous Hotel, Auckland

NETS2016 programme: Presentations will cover plant and animal pest management, including updates on operational practice in the field, research, community engagement, incursions, policy and bio-ethics topics. There's plenty on animal pest management, with update presentations on aspects of biocontrol, pest toxins and traps, monitoring techniques and the use of wireless and camera technology in the field. Participate in a workshop on urban pest control and choose from a range of field trips to see biosecurity situations in the Auckland area - or take aim at the annual clay shooting competition!

Online registrations: don't miss out!

Special accommodation rates are available at the conference venue: > see NETS2016 for details


29 January 2016

A ‘broad brush review’ of NPCA’s publications is well advanced with updated editions of most NPCA titles now online.


9 November 2015

Read our latest Newsletter 35, November 2015 to read about the coming AGM, the new possum population monitoring protocol, 50 years' TB research, member reports and the new National Policy Direction for Pest Management 2015...


8 November 2015