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  • High success rates with live traps
    May 2, 2019 Maintrac Group

    High success rates with live traps

    Customers are reporting high success rates with live capture traps, with some reporting capture rates at least 10 times greater than kill traps and other trapping methods. Grant Ryan, from The Cacophony Project, conducted a trial over a 4 week...

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  • How to catch a rat 
    October 16, 2017 Maintrac Group

    How to catch a rat 

    Need to catch a rat, our tips for trapping rats. Rats are one of the most prolific pest animal species in New Zealand. They invade our homes and buildings, as well as killing native birds and wild life.Using traps to...

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  • Trapping Stoats & Ferrets
    October 9, 2017 Maintrac Group

    Trapping Stoats & Ferrets

    Stoats along with ferrets have been named 'number 1 public enemy' of our native birds.Originally introduced to New Zealand as a means to try and control a growing rabbit population, mustelids (stoats, ferrets and weasels) have boomed in population themselves...

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  • Possum Trapping Tips
    October 5, 2017 Maintrac Group

    Possum Trapping Tips

    Want to know how to trap possums? Possums are the number 1 enemy of New Zealands native forest. In some areas they have destroyed whole canopies of forest, killing trees and reducing habitat for native birds.Possum trapping is a way...

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  • March 6, 2014 Maintrac Group

    Magpie Control

    Tired of being bothered by pesky magpies? We have solutions available. Magpies are commonly known to attack people and often kill native birds. View information and solutions for magpie control on our magpies page A magpie trap is a simple...

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