See how different pest plants are classified and whether land occupiers are obliged to take measures to control them.
'Eradication' pest plants are of limited distribution or density and the long-term goal is eradication.
'Containment' pest plants are abundant in suitable habitats and the long-term goal is to prevent the spread of the plant to new areas or to neighbouring properties.
Surveillance pest plants are banned from sale, propagation and distribution and their control is voluntary.
Other pest plants that are not included in the Pest Plant Management Strategy for Taranaki
Read a summary of our Pest Plant Strategy, find out about Biological control, and see what a Notice of Direction is.