Jan 312012
 
WEBSITE OPENING

                           ARE YOU A PESTBUSTER?  WEBSITE NOW OPEN Otatara Pestbusters now have a website, www.otatara-pestbusters.org for you to visit, to keep in touch with our achievements.  Look at the map and see where the flags are: Pestbusters committee are covering the ICC Reserves. It’s time for all Otatara people to look after their properties. We’ve […]

Jan 262012
 

On Saturday, 26 November 2011 an Open Day was held at the Southland Community Nursery, where several Pestbusters members were on hand to assist with pest-busting products and advice.  Once again, a few new people signed up and product was sold.

Sep 202011
 

OTATARA PESTBUSTERS NEWSLETTER 5   Hello again Pestbusters   Once again, I would like to welcome new members to our team, and also congratulate those of you who are successfully trapping/poisoning.  It is now the most important part of the year for the birds, and we hope you will check your traps and come to […]

May 102011
 

Hello fellow Pestbusters! From a recent Pestbusters committee meeting, there are several points that may be of interest for you: * There are over 90 people now on our contact list with about two-thirds of those actually ‘pest-busting’. * There are still some people on the list who haven’t let us know what ‘pestbusting’ they’re […]

Mar 082011
 
Letterbox sign

On Saturday, 5 March 2011 we launched our letterbox signs to show that we care about the future of the birds in Otatara by eradicating some of the pests that predate nesting birds. These signs are given to all residents when product is purchased, to display on their letterbox.

Dec 122010
 

OTATARA PESTBUSTERS NEWSLETTER 3    Hello again Once again, I would like to welcome new members to our team, and also congratulate those of you who are successfully trapping/poisoning.    I have attached my list of pestbusters. If you do not wish to be on the list please let me know.  Also in the Notes […]

Nov 082010
 
Open Day 6 November 2010

On 6 November 2010 an Open Day was held at the Southland Community Nursery, and also for Pestbusters at 49 Bryson Road, where at 1.30 pm three rehabilitated kereru were released.  Colin Bishop assisted residents with pest control enquiries. This photo was taken by Southland Times Photographer, Robyn Edie.

Oct 082010
 

OTATARA PESTBUSTERS   NEWSLETTER 2   Hello again   Firstly, I would like to welcome new members to our team, and also congratulate those of you who are successfully trapping/poisoning.     I would encourage those on the database to contact us at bush_haven@slingshot.co.nz and tell us what pest eradication methods they are presently using […]

Sep 152010
 
First Workshop

On Saturday, 11th September 2010,  26 people attended a workshop at the Community Nursery.  Tim Riding from ES talked about pests and how to control them.  Randall Milne, Brian Rance and Nathan Cruickshank assisted Otatara residents on how and where to put traps on their properties, and other helpful suggestions.  Committee members Russell and May […]

Sep 132010
 

Hello fellow pestbusters   This email is the first of what we hope will be a regular email to keep in touch with everyone around Otatara who is undertaking pest control and trying to enhance our amazing native birdlife. The Otatara Landcare Group has taken this project under its wing and has formed a sub-committee […]