Uncontrolled weeds are destroying our native landscapes and pushing out native plants and animals. There are a baker’s dozen of weeds that you and your community can help bring under control.


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You can help

Join a weed group that protects our native habitats

Prevent the spread of garden plants

Today's garden plants can be tomorrow's weeds – prevent the spread of invasive weeds.

Control weeds in your community.

Contribute to New Zealand’s weed records

Be a citizen scientist and help record where the Dirty Dozen are found. Take part in the NatureWatch Dirty Dozen Project.

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