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Helping the local kindergarten tackle their wasp problem

At Hawkeye, we're not just about insect and pest control; we're about fostering a sense of community and helping out our neighbors. Read more >

Wasp Bait or Wasp Lure? What should you be using?

Wasp Bait or Wasp Lure? What Should You Be Using? With the sun shining, our buzzing enemies—the wasps—are out in force. Read more >

Urban Wasp Treatment Trial using Hawkeye Wasp Bait

We performed a trial at an urban site locally in New Plymouth last summer where wasps were feeding in a tree with no flowering and, therefore no floral nectar. Read more >

Cockroaches During Winter

Cockroaches are certainly more common during the warmer months of spring and summer, but this doesn’t mean that they aren’t around during the winter. Read more >

Spiders During Autumn

There will always be spiders in your home, however, during the cooler months, you are more likely to see other species moving in that are typically found outdoors. Read more >

Ants Around the House

Ants are eusocial insects (live in a cooperative group) and have colonized almost every landmass on Earth. Read more >

Paper Wasps

Paper wasps were one of the five species of wasps that were introduced to New Zealand by mistake in the 1940’s. Read more >

White-tailed Spiders

New Zealand is home to about 2,500 different kinds of spiders with most of these being harmless to people. Read more >

Common and German Wasps

New Zealand has several kinds of native wasps which have evolved here and have never become a nuisance. Read more >

The American Cockroach

We have had some American cockroaches move into our Insectory recently. Read more >