The Urban Rat Project
Have a rat-free home, protect wildlife, and support research.
We email a reminder to check your trap or bait station, let you file a report in just seconds, and send you stats about your neighbourhood.

Korimako / New Zealand Bellbird, Anthornis melanura

© Glen Fergus 2008

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Join The Urban Rat Project on this page.

Reminder - Mobile in hand

Get regular email reminders personalised with the latest stats from your neighbourhood.


File a Report - Mobile in hand

Check your trap or bait station when it suits you, and File a Report in seconds!










Get the latest stats for your street and postcode - like how many rats have been caught and where you're ranked.


We only share aggregated data - pooling your reports with others in your neighborhood.


We've streamlined data collection like never before - we'll send your reminder and in as little as two clicks, your Report is filed!

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The Urban Rat Project is completely free, forever.

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We never share your email or physical address, and you can unsubscribe at any time you like.

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You can sign up on your own, but you might like to know that the following community projects use The Urban Rat Project.
Over 80% of NZ's native birds and reptiles are threatened
The evidence is clear - when predators are removed, wildlife bounces back.
Be part of saving our precious and unique native species, while helping research that makes our efforts even more effective.

Female Auckland tree weta, Hemideina thoracica

© Avenue 2010

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Still got questions?

The Urban Rat Project is really simple to use, and protects your privacy while anonymising your data for research purposes. Find out more below.