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Duane Trafford from Predator Contracting is after pest control staff, but no whingers need apply.  Read the story on...

New Feratox Bio Bag 12 SDS

13 October 2016
New SDS Uploaded for Feratox Bio Bag 12. We have uploaded a new SDS for Feratox Bio Bag 12.  The changes have come about primarily because of the inability to source Amyl Nitrate in New Zealand.  The exporter from the USA was unwilling to...

A Bit Embarrassing....

1 September 2016
A Bit Embarrassing....
This blog is a bit embarrassing.  We live on a 20 acre property on the outskirts of Pukekohe and on half this property we have an orchard of avocado & feijoa trees.  My wife who runs the orchard has complained off & on over the...
DeRat Rodent Bait Station IPC Rodent Bait Station is our No. 8 wire solution to provide an economical tamper-proof bait station that provides safety to non-target species and will hold a large quantity of rodent bait. The IPC Bait Station will...

Lure Update

15 February 2016
LURES Lure-It Aerosols.  Our Lure-It aerosol lures for possums, rodents and mustelids continue to prove a very popular choice by Councils to Contractors to Professional Possum Trappers and to General Public.  All aerosols are transparent...
    NEW PRODUCT D-Block Extreme Since 2011 we have had a registration for diphacinone hard rodent blocks, with the trade name D-Blocks.  The blocks are loaded at 0.005% diphacinone, are highly palatable and effective for...
How To Determine How Much RatAbate Paste to Apply? Diphacinone the active ingredient in RatAbate Paste has a half-life of 2.8 days which means no bio-accumulation unlike brodifacoum which has a half-life of 113 days (fisher). The short...
ODOUR NEUTRALISER Odour Neutraliser offers 4 in 1 applications and comes in a ready-to-use 245ml trigger spray applicator.   It is an effective animal repellent and discourages animals from toileting and cats from spraying in areas...
Choosing the Best Ferafeed for your Job We have a variety of Ferafeed Pastes and also cereal Pellets which are used for baiting Possums, Rodents and Wallabies.  To help guide you to select the best product for your work, click on the link...
Why Rats May Not Be Eating Rat Bait?   In animal behaviour, neophobia refers to the tendency of an animal to avoid or retreat from an unfamiliar object or situation. All phobias are unreasonable sorts of fear that can cause avoidance...

New Rat Trap Takes Hold!

18 August 2015
New Effective Striker Rat Trap Connovation’s Striker Rat Kill Trap provides extra strong locking and are proving very popular.  They are ferocious and will catch and hold larger rats with ease.  Plastic - easy to set, no caught...
PredaStop for Stoat Control   The EPA on 23 July 2015 removed the major stumbling block to the effective use of PredaStop for Stoat Control -  the requirement for users to notify occupiers of land within 3km of any intended bait station...
Bait Safe Providing A Safer Method For Possum Control
The Possum Bait Safe™ is a unique bait station that provides an efficient and safer method for possum control. The bait station is designed with the intention to target possums only, creating a reduction in toxin waste, resulting in...
I purchased some D-Blocks with diphacinone active ingredient to control rats and mice at my property which is semi rural.  When I received the product, I was surprised that mice were not on the label claim.  I mentioned this to a local...
Highly effective personal insect repellent spray and repellent bands that contain geraniol, a citrus-fragranced natural ingredient that repels insects. Our spray is alcohol-free lotion that moisturizes and protects your skin. The active ingredient...
Sandra Goodwin from Landcare Okareka has reported that "Erayz rabbit baits are working well - guys have caught many mustelids in last month! Happy customers!"   Mike Goodwin also commented they have a few DOC 200's in...

Project Whenua: Maori TV

22 December 2014
Project Whenua - Maori TV - 23 December 2014. We visit two sites, one in Manaia, Coromandel and the other in the Abel Tasman, that are trialling "Spitfires", a targeted, innovative method of pest control.  23 December 8.00pm to...
Lincoln University presentation to New Zealand Ecological Society Conference 16-20 November 2014 Palmerston North; "Development of Re-setting Toxin Delivery Devices and Lures for Stoats and Stoats" Click here to read...

Connovation at the Park

15 December 2014
Connovation at the Park
Connovation at the Park Wellington Phoenix salvage deserved 1-1 draw against the Central Coast Mariners at Eden Park on 13 December.       Connovation staff were joined by a select group of customers and...

Possum Spitfire

8 December 2014
Montage of possums reacting to Spitfire application Spitfire trial The Spitfire is a self-resetting, long life toxin delivery device with separate Spitfire devices designed for possums, stoats and rats. The possum Spitfire was developed under an...
Possum blitz key to rescue of birdlife   From his office window Mick Clout can see the outline of Hauraki Gulf islands in the hazy distance. It is an appropriate view because the thriving presence of native birds on the predator-free...
The Connovation Battle for our Birds Contribution
THE CONNOVATION BATTLE FOR OUR BIRDS 40% Discount on Feracol Prices The 2014 Beech Seed Mast promises to be devastating to many of our native bird species and the Department of Conservation is planning aerial drops to combat this.  High...
How Good is Erayz # 8? Geoff Marshall is based in Taumaraunui and contracts and carries out predator control work to protect blue duck/whio for Taumata Plantations Limited, Hancock Forest Management (NZ) Ltd. Geoff phoned to order some more Erayz...
New Long Life Solid State Lures for Possums From Field trials of novel lures for possum control by Dr Jamie MacKay₁ Jared Waters₂ and Dr Helen Blackie₃ focusing on the Solid State Lures here are some key findings on them and some initial...

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