The exclusion programme aims to stop certain pests that are in very low numbers or in surrounding areas from establishing in Otago.

Below is an example of the pest infestation curve which is used around New Zealand to help us figure out the best management option for pests. Where a pest sits on the curve tells us the most cost-effective way to control or eradicate it.


Infestation curve

Page last updated 22 June 2024.