Insect Pests

Pest Control Blog from Kiwicare. New Zealand's premier manufacturer and supplier of pest control products.

Zombie Flies

Have you found strange looking flies, dead, but still clinging to vegetation or other objects? They could be 'zombie' flies.

Video on How to Get Rid of Cockroaches

How to get rid of cockroaches and keep them away with the Kiwicare 1-2-3 Cockroach Control Programme.

Video on How to Get Rid of Ants

How to get rid of ants and keep them away with the Kiwicare 1-2-3 Bait Barrier Destroy Ant Control Programme.

Testimonials for NO Wasps Eliminator

Testimonials for NO Wasps Eliminator

Spiders Are Not All Bad

Most spiders are harmless and are beneficial; they catch flies and other insects that could pester us. But there are many people with a fear of spiders.

How to Get Rid of a Wasp Nest in the Eaves

Wasps often nest in the eaves of homes and other buildings. Learn how best to destroy the nest.

What’s the Buzz about Chafer Beetles?

Have you woken to find the leaves on some of your trees or shrubs stripped? Have you found brown or bronze coloured beetles dead in your house after a warm night where you left the window open?

How to Find Wasp Nests

A wasps bothering you around your home, deck and garden. You might suspect there is a wasp nest somewhere but how do you find it?

Ants in Vehicles

Kiwicare is receiving increasing reports of ants and other pests in vehicles and requests for how to control them. Find out here.

6 Things To Do Before You Go On Holiday

These are 6 things you should do before you go away on holiday to the beach, or even if you intend to stay at home over the holiday period.

Kiwicare Pest Problem Solver TV Commercial

Kiwicare Pest Control Problem Solver television commercial. David Brittain Kiwicare Technical Support Manager talks about the Kiwicare pest problem solver.

Safe Disposal of Chemicals and Containers

How to safely dispose of home and garden product containers and unwanted chemicals.

Spider Bites

All spiders produce venom but few in New Zealand are able to bite humans and cause any harm. Those that can include the Australian Redback, and white tail spiders and the native katipo.

Kiwicare Fly Control Calendar

The true flies are insects of the order Diptera (meaning: two winged) and include common pests like house flies, lesser house flies, blowflies, cluster flies , midges, mosquitoes, fruit flies and other pest species that enter our homes and workplaces.

Auckland Cockroaches

This year (2016) has seen an explosion of many insect pests in New Zealand. In particular the heat and humidity in Auckland and the north has been suitable for a great increase in cockroaches.

New Kiwicare NO Wasps Eliminator

NO Wasps Eliminator is a new formulation to replace NO Wasps Wasp Dust for control of wasps and wasp nests.

Kiwicare NO Bugs Indoors

Kiwicare NO Bugs Indoors TV commercial. Controls flies, spiders, ants and other bugs indoors. Safer insect control.

NO Bugs Super - Long term protection from insect pests for your home and family.

Kiwicare NO Bugs Super Commercial. Controls spiders, ants, wasps, mosquitoes and other bugs.

How to Videos - How to use the Kiwicare Pump & Spray ready to use spray units. Presented by David Brittain.

Watch this video on how to use the Kiwicare Pump & Spray pre-filled ready to use spray units. Presented by David Brittain.

How to Videos - How to Fumigate with the NO Bugs Bug Bomb and NO Fleas Bug Bomb fumigators. Presented by David Brittain.

Watch the Kiwicare video on how to use the NO Bugs Bug Bomb and NO Fleas Bug Bomb total release aerosol fumigators for the control of insects, fleas, spiders and other bugs in homes and other buildings.

How to Videos - How to Fumigate with the NO Bugs Borafume and NO Cockroaches Fumigators.

How to use the NO Bugs Borafume fumigator to fumigate your home or other building to get rid of borer beetles and other bugs and spiders.

What is that Small Brown Beetle?

We had a query from an Auckland customer: 'I wonder if you are able to help! I have found 30 - 40 of the beetles pictured, on the ceiling in the corridor at home. Do you know what it is and what I should use to get rid of it?'

Why are Ants Ignoring the Bait?

Sometimes ants appear to be ignoring baits. This will happen with all ant baits. Ants tend to find and feed on foods dependent on the needs of the nest or colony at the time.

Stop Cluster Flies Now

Late Summer / Early Autumn is the time to Prevent Cluster Flies.

NO Borer Helps Protect New Zealand's Historic Places

Kiwicare has supplied NO Borer products to many historic places for treatment of timbers during renovations.

How to Avoid Stings and Bees

New Zealand does not have many stinging and biting bugs compared to Australia but there are some insects and spiders that can cause pain and occasionally severe reactions.

Are Ant Colonies Super Organisms?

Ants are among the most successful insects; inhabiting all the world’s continents except Antarctica. Most species, and all the pest species, are social insects. That is they form colonies of co-operating individuals.

Stop Crawling Insects and Spider Pests

Keep your home and other buildings free from crawling insect pests and spiders for the season. Treat now with long lasting residual surface spray.

Now is the Time to Stop Flies for the Season

Spring is here and now is the time to prepare your home and other buildings to protect them and their occupants from flying insect pest. Flies, wasps, mosquitoes, moths, and others will be increasing in numbers as the weather warms.

Bug, Insect, Spider

Bug is a term used to describe a range of creatures including insects, spiders, mites, millipedes, and other 'creepy crawlies.' So, is it a bug or insect or a spider or what?