Useful Links

 

> National Biosecurity Capability Network
The New Zealand Biological Producers and Consumers Society (NZBPCS). NZBPCS is a not for profit, incorporated society and registered charity - an industry and consumer organisation supported by its members and directed by a board of councillors.

> National Poisons Helpline
Information and help regarding toxins and treatments. 0800 POISON (0800 764 766).

> Pest Management Association of New Zealand (PMANZ)
Association of professional pest management companies and tecnicians. Kiwicare is an associate member of PMANZ.

> Weedbusters
Weedbusters is about working together to reduce the threat of weeds to New Zealand's natural environment. Weeds are one of the greatest threats to the environment but together we can make a difference.

> PestWebNZ™
(AgResearch) - Website set up to help farmers and growers to identify pests and weeds and find solutions.

> New Zealand Biosecurity Institute
(NZBI) - Not for profit organisation made up of members with interest in protecting New Zealand's biodiversity and biosecurity.

Why Join the NZBI?

> National Biosecurity Capability Network
(NBCN) - Kiwicare is a member of the National Biosecurity Capability Network (NBCN). The NBCN is a joint initiative between the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) and AsureQuality. The NBCN is New Zealand's field team in a biosecurity outbreak.

> Animal Health Board
(AHB) - Organisation set up to control and eradicate bovine tuberculosis from New Zealand.

> Landcare Research
Crown Research Institute focusing on science and technology for the environment. Useful for identification to species level of many pest insects and other bugs.

> MAF Approved Products from Kiwicare Corporation Ltd
A list of Kiwicare products approved for use by MAF.

> National Beekeepers Association
Information on honey bees and a list of beekeepers that might collect swarms.

> Te Papa Museum
A great resouce for finding out more about insects, animals and other creatures in New Zealand.

> The Pest Advice Blog
The blog of David Brittain, Technical Support Manager of Kiwicare. Stories of pest control and a pest joke with each blog.