Priority possum control areas (PPCAs) are areas of land that have been identified by the Waikato Regional Council as needing possum control in order to:
Waikato Regional Council contracts all possum control work, which is funded via rates. Scrutiny is applied to every tender/contract situation to ensure that work is cost effective to ratepayers and is carried out following due process. Continued innovation is encouraged with the aim of improving the quality of the work carried out, results on the ground, customer satisfaction, accountability and value for money.
The factsheet below provides more information on what you can expect from Waikato Regional Council and its possum control contractors.
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The map below shows the locations and ID numbers of our Priority Possum Control Areas. There's a table below the map that provides the area names that correspond to the ID numbers.
|2||Arohena Sec 1|
|3||Arohena Sec 2|
|4||Bridal Veil Falls|
|5||Hauturu - Awaroa|
|11||Mount Karioi North Block|
|12||Mount Karioi South Block|
|14||Mount Pirongia North Buffer|
|15||Mount Pirongia South Buffer|
|19||North West Waikato Central|
|20||North West Waikato North|
|21||North West Waikato South|
|22||Nukuhakari - Awakino Aerial|
|23||Nukuhakari - Awakino Sec 1|
|24||Nukuhakari - Awakino Sec 2|
|25||Old Mountain Road (Hope Bush)|
|26||Old Mountain Road (Johnstones)|
|29||Pio Pio East|
|30||Pio Pio West|
|34||Te Miro - Whitehall|
|35||Te Miro Reserve|
|36||Te Tapui Block A|
|37||Te Tapui Block B|
|38||Te Tapui Reserve|
|41||Waikite Valley - Te Kopia Sec 1|
|42||Waikite Valley - Te Kopia Sec 2|
|44||Waipa Puniu II|