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Stop Rodents Getting Into Your Home

Stop Rodents Getting Into Your Home

The first line of defence against rodents is proofing; stopping the rats or mice getting in.

Ant FAQs

Ant FAQs

These are questions that are commonly asked of Kiwicare Customer Service, store staff, sales team and others regarding pest control and Kiwicare products.

Clockwise Goats and Anti-Clockwise Goats

Clockwise Goats and Anti-Clockwise Goats

Goats (Capra hircus) were introduced to New Zealand by early European settlers. They were used as food, for their fur and as weed control. But some escaped and/or were deliberately released.

Watch Out for Wasps!

Watch Out for Wasps!

We have had a mild winter and are now in a summer of above normal average temperature.

Watch Out! They’re Waiting for You

Watch Out! They’re Waiting for You

Have you been away from home for a couple of weeks? Watch out! Fleas may be the first to greet you when you return.

Fascinating Facts - Ants

Fascinating Facts - Ants

Ants are often a pest but they and their habits are always interesting.

Pest Problem of the Month

Pest Problem of the Month

Following the warmest winter on record and recent warm dry weather, a large increase in ant activity across New Zealand from Christchurch north.

Make Sure Mozzies Don’t Get You This Year

Make Sure Mozzies Don’t Get You This Year

For some parts of New Zealand, spending time outdoors can be difficult in the summer months for one main reason: Mosquitoes.

Paper Wasps Fly South

Paper Wasps Fly South

The black and yellow striped Asian paper wasp Polistes chinensis, arrived in New Zealand in the late 1970s.