Nga Manu Waiata: Pest Free Wainui/Makorori

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The Great WBS Predator Trapping Competition

Congratulations to everyone who has made a trapping tunnel. Nga Manu Waiata (a local predator-free group helping to ‘bring back the birdsong’ in our area) is kindly giving each of you a rat trap for your tunnel. 

Your families mission is to catch as many predators as you can. You can set your trap around your house/section or even in the bush, sand dunes or grass areas around your community. 

If you have other traps you can use them as well. 

You are working with in your family to catch as many predators as possible.

When you catch a predator you must log it on the “Urban Rat Project” website.

The winner will be the family with the most points.

The competition runs for one month: 

The competition runs for about 5 weeks: 

25th October – 28th November


The Points System:

Dead Mouse 2 Points
Dead Rat 5 Points
Dead Hedgehog 5 Points
Dead Possum 8 Points
Dead Weasel 10 Points
Dead Ferret 10 Points
Dead Stoat 10 Points

The Prize

1st Prize A Native Tree Voucher and $100 cash
2nd Prize A Native Tree Voucher and $50 cash
3rd Prize A Native Tree Voucher and $25 cash

There are spot prizes for families who upload their photos to the Nga Manu Facebook page.  

Native Tree Vouchers, A PekaPeka Bird Feeder, Bunnings Vouchers, A Native Bird Poster

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Aaron Whitehead

2 years ago

Kiaora a Nic & Nga Manu Waiata whanau!!!

Elizabeth Proctor

2 years ago

Hey Nic we caught a rat today! Is this where we log it?


2 years ago

Yes log it on here

hayley dalton

2 years ago

Hi nic it’s Hayley


2 years ago

Great you have joined. I hope you guys have caught something!

Join now!

Note that you can choose a Project when you file a report.


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