NPCA publications

NPCA produces a range of publications with up-to-date, practical information on the control of vertebrate pests. Our publications are written with the input of pest control specialists and are regularly updated to ensure they reflect current best practice. A list of new or updated titles published in the last year is available. Most of are available for download. To order printed copies, contact NPCA

There are four categories of NPCA publications:

  • 'A' Series - Best practice guidelines for controlling and monitoring vertebrate pests
  • 'B' Series - Information about regulations relevant to vertebrate pest control
  • 'C' Series - Public awareness materials
  • 'D' Series - Schools education material

Our publications are used by:

  • vertebrate pest control contractors;
  • local government and DOC operations staff undertaking vertebrate pest control;
  • landowners wanting to control vertebrate pests on their land;
  • people in the general public with an interest in pest control;
  • teachers of primary and secondary school students;
  • institutions running training programmes in the monitoring and control of vertebrate pests.


We regularly update our publications and welcome comments/ suggestions that will help keep them up-to-date and relevant. Fill out our publications feedback form and either:

  • save it and send as an email attachment to NPCA, or
  • print it and post to NPCA, PO Box 11-461, Wellington 6142