National Pest Plant Accord 2012 (pdf 3 MB)

The National Pest Plant Accord (NPPA) is an agreement with industry to prevent the sale and/or distribution of pest plants where either formal or casual horticulture trade is the most significant way of spreading the plant in New Zealand.

Resource Kit for invasive plant management

This kit provides project managers and staff with a practical guide to plan and implement invasive plant management projects. PII is a leading provider of technical support and capacity development for invasive species management in the Pacific Region.

PII is based in Auckland, New Zealand. We work closely with experts from around the world from organisation such as: BirdLife International, Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust, New Zealand Department of Conservation (NZDOC), Landcare Research Manaaki Whenua (Landcare), Island Conservation (IC), Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG), Auckland Council, The University of Auckland (UoA) and University of The South Pacific (USP).

On farm pest management - AgPest

AgPest™ is a free tool to assist New Zealand farmers and agricultural professionals in decision-making regarding weed and pest identification, biology, impact and management.

Velvetleaf farm management plan template (pdf 152 KB)

A template that can be used to manage velvetleaf on farms

Velvetleaf ute guide (pdf 5.2 MB)

A guide for farmers about managing velvetleaf

Chilean needle grass ute guide (pdf 2.8 MB)

Chilean needle grass (Nassella neesiana) is an erect, tufted perennial grass of temperate
South American origin which is considered an invasive pest plant in both Australia and
New Zealand. It poses a significant threat to the sustainability of New Zealand’s agricultural
production industries and to the environment.

Biological Control of Weeds

Access to The Biological Control of Weeds book.

Weed Control Guide (pdf 3.2 MB)

Pest plants are creating havoc in our natural spaces– bush reserves, coastal areas, and walkways. These are some of the introduced plants which have a habit of spreading widely, growing vigorously and displacing or smothering our own precious native vegetation.

Velvetleaf fact sheet and farm management information (pdf 773 KB)

A brief essentials guide for Farmers encountering Velvetleaf amongst their crops.

Wilding Conifer Management Strategy 2015–2030 (pdf 1.3 MB)

This strategy aims to support effective collaboration between land occupiers, researchers, regulators and communities to address the critical overarching issues facing wilding conifer management. This document is an agreement that provides a shared vision and agreed with responsibilities and actions to support effective wilding conifer management across the country.

Wilding Conifer Programme: South Island Management Units (pdf 1.5 MB)

A map of the South Island highlighting all the management units

Wilding Conifer Programme: North Island Management Units (pdf 2.1 MB)

A map of the North Island's Wilding Conifer management units

Victorian Gorse Taskforce Community Outreach videos

The Victorian Gorse Taskforce implements the Victorian Gorse Control Strategy 2014–2019. The strategy aims to raise awareness of the need to control gorse and to support people and communities to reduce gorse across local landscapes. Here you will find links to five educational videos.