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Trapped Cockroaches Attract Cockroaches

Trapped Cockroaches Attract Cockroaches

A customer called me recently with feedback that he had put out a NO Cockroach Trap in a room and that it had only caught 2 cockroaches by day 2,...

Spider Gathering in Christchurch

Spider Gathering in Christchurch

Spider experts are gathering in Christchurch for the International Conference of Arachnology. They will be discussing many aspects of the study of spiders and other arachnids.

Is This the Biggest Spider in the World?

Is This the Biggest Spider in the World?

Is this the biggest spider in the world? It stretches from Melbourne to Victoria!

What is Eating My Carpet?

What is Eating My Carpet?

Have you found your carpet going bald around the edges or under and around furniture? It is increasingly likely that the reason for the damage is carpet beetle or clothes/case...

The Insect Guard Fly and Insect Control System

The Insect Guard Fly and Insect Control System

Insect Guard is a new range of products, available at Bunnings, for control of flies and other insect pests in and around your home.

Made in New Zealand for New Zealand Conditions and for Kiwis

Made in New Zealand for New Zealand Conditions and for Kiwis

With Kiwicare products you know you are purchasing solutions developed in New Zealand for New Zealand conditions and for Kiwis.

Insect Pests March South

Insect Pests March South

Kiwicare has noticed a southward spread of some insect pests over recent years. This is, perhaps, associated with warming temperatures as well as a natural spread of introduced pest species.

Don’t Attract Night Flying Insect Pests to Your Home

Don’t Attract Night Flying Insect Pests to Your Home

The warmer weather brings with it night flying insects that are attracted to the lights of your home. Many sorts of insects are attracted to light*.

Have Wasp Nests Survived Winter?

Have Wasp Nests Survived Winter?

Most Vespulid* wasp nests die off in late autumn, after the queens and drones (males) have been produced.

What is Eating My Stuff?

What is Eating My Stuff?

Pests that eat, damage or contaminate things in your home are often called stored product pests. Most are insects and are called stored product insect (SPI) pests.