Impact 2: Eliminate threats

  • Possum scavenges an egg at a kereru nest. Image - Ngā Manu Images

    Possum scavenges an egg at a kereru nest. Image - Ngā Manu Images

We're aiming to mitigate the threats posed by weeds, pests, plant pathogens and other drivers of global environmental change.

Intermediate Outcomes

  • The resilience of natural and production ecosystems to new and existing pests, weeds and pathogen threats is enhanced.
  • System-wide responsiveness to changes in risks from pests, weeds and pathogen threats is improved.
  • New technologies and practices for achieving more cost-effective, humane and sustainable control or eradication of existing threats are in use.
Rat at bird's nest.Image - Ngā Manu Images
Combating pest threats

Impact 2: Eliminate threats

Pōhutakawa, one of a number of taonga species threatened by invasive plant pathogens such as myrtle rust.
Plant biosecurity

Impact 2: Eliminate threats