Bombay community bait and trap day – Sat 17th April
This hub day is on Saturday 17th April from 10.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m.
Join us at Joy Plants at 78 Jerico Rd Pukekohe for the very first Bombay Hub day. We had to postpone it because of the lockdown, but now we’re running with the ball! Free trap and bait options available to suit every household, lifestyle block or farm, along with friendly advice and best trapping tips. There’s no cost to attend & no prior trapping experience is required.
Pest control supplies that will be available include:
- Rat kill traps – Easy to set plastic “Snap-E” type. No more mashed fingers!
- Possum kill traps – “Flipping Timmy”, easy for anyone to set, works out of reach of dogs and kids.
- Pied Piper rat bait stations – No bait can fall out. Protects bait from pets and rain.
- Mini Philproof possum/rat bait stations – The most effective pest control for larger blocks.
- Various rat & possum bait options.
- NEW! – live catch trap for larger pests, demonstration model on display. Order one by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Also demonstrations of the free trap.nz app – log your pest kills using your phone, ipad or computer, track your kills and see if you’re beating the neighbours! If you’re interested in this, please register on Trap.NZ before the hub day; You can download the app from your phone’s app store for free, or go to the Predator Free Franklin home page and click on the Bombay area on the big map, then follow the steps to join a TrapNZ project there. You’ll need to set up a user name and password.
A big shout out to Joy Plants Nursery (joyplants.co.nz) for letting us use their premises, and to both Auckland Council and Franklin Local Board, who have funded the pest control materials.