Track down and report the worst pests and weeds
threatening your region of New Zealand.

The free Find-A-Pest app alerts you to the biosecurity threats in your area and to the industries you care about.
Easily report and identify any possible pest species you find.


Ko Tātou
This is Us

We’re guardians. We’re kaitiaki. We’re all responsible for protecting Aotearoa from pests and diseases.

Protect NZ's primary producers
to safeguard our food and economy

Early detection is our best defense when the world's worst pests arrive at our doorstep. Join us.

Keep our natural environment safe
from weeds and pests

Most of the worst environmental weeds are still spreading through NZ. Help councils and Department of Conservation to keep your special places free of new weeds.

Help keep New Zealand free of new weeds and pests

Download the Find-A-Pest app, free on Android and iPhone,
and find the pests lurking in your neighbourhood.

  • About

    Learn more about Find-A-Pest and our partners.

  • Help

    Get the most out of the Find-A-Pest app.

  • Case studies

    This summer we're running case studies in communities across New Zealand to fine-tune Find-A-Pest.

  • Feedback

    We'd love to hear your feedback to make Find-A-Pest better.

  • FAQ

    Got questions? We've got answers.

  • Future plans

    Version 1.0 is just the beginning of our journey. Learn what we've got planned next.

Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Join Us!

Join us in testing version 1.0 of Find-A-Pest. We want your feedback to make it even better.