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Cameras have eyes on possum intruders

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Wed 06 Mar 2024

It’s about to get tougher for wannabe invaders to enter the Zero Possum project zone, with the installation of 60 new self-reporting cameras.

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NP trappers winning battle against rats

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Mon 12 Jun 2023

New Plymouth has far fewer rats than it did five years ago, thanks to the efforts of thousands of dedicated backyard trappers.

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Inaugural showcase celebrates predator free vision

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Wed 29 Mar 2023

Pukeiti is preparing to host an exhibition by New Zealand artists, running alongside a series of events giving fascinating insights into Taranaki’s predator-free journey.

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$2.5m for Zero Possum project

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Wed 25 Jan 2023

Towards Predator-Free Taranaki has received $2.5 million to more than double the size of its possum eradication zone.

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From pruning to possums: Mitch's big move

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Wed 24 Aug 2022

Mitch Graham reckons he may not be able to stop the glaciers melting, but he can help give Taranaki’s native species a fighting chance against predators.

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New Plymouth rat numbers trend down

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Tue 05 Jul 2022

 Rat numbers in New Plymouth continue to trend downwards, with a slight year-on-year increase coming as no surprise to experts.

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Keeping track of our city's rats

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Wed 06 Apr 2022

We’ve been waging war on rats for a while – but how do we know if it’s working?

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Church pastor inspires members to get trapping

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Tue 30 Nov 2021

A New Plymouth pastor with a love of birdlife is inspiring his congregation to get involved in trapping.

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