WATCH: “Predator Control from Farmers’ Perspectives & Getting the Wider Community Involved” – Andy Saunders, Jenny Goodwright & Stu Muir

Pestival Webinar Replay: Getting farmers on board towards a Predator-Free 2050 is crucial. They own the big important chunks of land, so to succeed we have to work to evolve predator control methods that will work and be sustainable for them. In this video meet Whiriwhiri locals Andy Saunders and Jenny Goodwright, and Aka Aka […]

WATCH: “What Schools Can Do Towards Predator-Free NZ 2050” – Otaua Rat Rangers

Pestival Webinar Replay: The Otaua Rat Rangers (at Otaua Primary School) are a great example of how we can get the next generation onboard with the vision and goal of a Predator-Free NZ by 2050. After all, it’s these kids who are going to have to keep the momentum going as they grow up over […]

WATCH: “Mātauranga – Predator Control from a Te Ao Maori Perspective” – Tame Malcolm

Pestival Webinar Replay: Tame Malcolm learned a lot of bush law from his dad, my mum, my aunties, uncles, cousins, right from a young age and knew he wanted to be involved in protecting the ngahere in some way, shape or form. And that’s exactly what he does. In this video, he discusses how he […]

WATCH: “Predator Control in Urban Areas” – Emma Wilson, Beautification Trust

Pestival Webinar Replay: Predator control is not just a rural problem, pests have no boundaries and are also a big problem in our urban areas. It doesn’t matter how much effort our farmers and rural landowners put in, we won’t successfully get to Predator-Free New Zealand by 2050 if we don’t all play our part, […]

WATCH: “How Planting and Predator Control go Hand-in-Hand” – Āwhitu Peninsula Landcare

Pestival Webinar Replay: Āwhitu Landcare is one of the oldest Landcare groups in New Zealand. Started over 30 years ago by a group of local farmers concerned about the sheer number of possums on the peninsula that were killing off the Pōhutukawa trees, among others. Today we hear from Nicky Reynold about the Te Korowai […]


At university I learnt a valuable concept – in order to be successful, conservation must be a multi-disciplinary system. Conservation (or environmental science) is not just a science. We need environmental lawyers, engineers, artists, musicians, politicians, builders… Which is where the pest control hardware suppliers at Connovation fit in – Conservation by Innovation. They employ […]