Wasp Wipeout

Community Organisation

Wasp Wipeout
New Zealand
64 days ago

Monster wasp nest

The Team from Wasp Wipeout

Well, after a (relatively) quiet couple of summers, the vespula wasps have come back big time in some locations! Auckland and the Waikato are reporting big numbers and you may have seen this story about the monster nest found just outside of Nelson. We're continuing our efforts to control the … View moreWell, after a (relatively) quiet couple of summers, the vespula wasps have come back big time in some locations! Auckland and the Waikato are reporting big numbers and you may have seen this story about the monster nest found just outside of Nelson. We're continuing our efforts to control the wasps through the Wasp Wipeout project, but did you know you can help as well? For information on how to help or DIY click here: bit.ly... You can also donate to the project here: givealittle.co.nz...

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483 days ago

What a great start to the season!

The Team from Wasp Wipeout

Wow! Your generosity is making sure we can get a lot of areas on our target list baited for wasps this summer. We've still a wee way to go, but every dollar sure does help. We'll keep you updated through the season, but this is a great start. Thank you! Click on the link if you wish to … View moreWow! Your generosity is making sure we can get a lot of areas on our target list baited for wasps this summer. We've still a wee way to go, but every dollar sure does help. We'll keep you updated through the season, but this is a great start. Thank you! Click on the link if you wish to donate :) givealittle.co.nz...

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497 days ago

What type of wasp?

The Team from Wasp Wipeout

Hi everyone, today we are linking to two stories, one which explains the paper wasp which we find in abundance in urban areas, and the other which talks about the common and German wasp which dominates our forests and recreational areas. We'll also talk about how to deal with these nasty … View moreHi everyone, today we are linking to two stories, one which explains the paper wasp which we find in abundance in urban areas, and the other which talks about the common and German wasp which dominates our forests and recreational areas. We'll also talk about how to deal with these nasty predators. If you destroy a nest, take a pic and upload your image with the hastag #waspwipeout! But be careful! For paper wasps click here: bit.ly... For common and German wasps click here: bit.ly...

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500 days ago

We're back!

The Team from Wasp Wipeout

Hi everyone. We've kicked off our Wasp Wipeout campaign for the 2019/2020 summer and we are spreading to more areas! We're targeting the usual suspects - the German and common wasp - but we'll also be giving you lots of tips on how to deal with paper wasps at home. Watch our for more… View moreHi everyone. We've kicked off our Wasp Wipeout campaign for the 2019/2020 summer and we are spreading to more areas! We're targeting the usual suspects - the German and common wasp - but we'll also be giving you lots of tips on how to deal with paper wasps at home. Watch our for more info over the next few weeks, but in the meantime, check out our launch story here: bit.ly... and read about what you can do here: bit.ly...

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811 days ago

Wow! Thank you for your support

The Team from Wasp Wipeout

Your generosity is helping to ensure we have another successful Wasp Wipeout season this summer. Baiting is about to start in some areas so thank you to those who are volunteering to help put it out. You can donate to Wasp Wipeout here: givealittle.co.nz... or find out more here: … View moreYour generosity is helping to ensure we have another successful Wasp Wipeout season this summer. Baiting is about to start in some areas so thank you to those who are volunteering to help put it out. You can donate to Wasp Wipeout here: givealittle.co.nz... or find out more here: www.stuff.co.nz...

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