Pest Management and Response

Pest Management and Response

SPS Biosecurity can develop and deliver a variety of pest management programmes.

  • Aerial and ground spraying
  • Ground baiting
  • Host tree identification and removal
  • Contingency planning
  • Delimitation surveys
  • Training

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The SPS Biosecurity team have managed or have been key providers in a range of significant programmes including:

  • The highly successful white-spotted tussock moth eradication from Auckland, New Zealand
  • Australian paropsine beetle eradication, Wellington
  • Dutch elm disease eradication programme in Auckland and Napier, New Zealand.
  • Eradication of the gum leaf skeletoniser from Mt Maunganui, New Zealand.
  • Painted apple moth eradication, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Invasive ant management, New Zealand
  • Exotic termite eradication
  • Biological control of insects pests
  • Rodent monitoring and control, Chatham Islands
  • Rodent management assessment, Libya


Through our network of associates and partners, SPS Biosecurity can design, manage and implement large scale pest management programmes for most plant pests and diseases.

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