The Department of Conservation and its contractors are planning to undertake aerial rat and stoat control in parts of Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes national parks during the second half of 2019 in order to manage this threat.
View details of control areas, dates and methods:
Contractor Vector Free Marlborough provide updates of current operations on their website.
- Vector Free Marlborough current aerial operations(external link)
- Kahurangi Aerial Rat & Stoat Control - Notification Letter - VFML - April 2019 (pdf, 113 KB)
- Kahurangi Aerial Rat & Stoat Control - Notification Factsheet - VFML - April 2019 (pdf, 1.6 MB)
- Abel Tasman Aerial Rat Control - Notification Letter - DOC - April 2019 (pdf, 4.4 MB)